Miracles Big and Small

Two weeks ago I asked readers one very important question: How do you define a miracle?

Well, I’m happy to report that I got a ton of great responses (seriously, you guys are the best!).

The answers ranged from the very small to the very big. Some readers had one-word definitions, like “Jesus.” Others found miracles in healings from illness, kindness from a stranger or the world’s natural beauty. Regardless, one thing was clear–miracles are extremely personal. Each definition seemed to vary, based on one’s unique relationship with God.

Take a look at the definitions in the slideshow below and see for yourself. In your opinion, which one best captures the concept of a miracle? What would you add to the list?  --Diana Aydin

Slideshow Library

Explore the collection of slideshows and discover inspirational quotes, beautiful photos, and powerful stories of hope.

In dark, otherworldly caves under World War I battlegrounds, Jeff Gusky could feel the soldiers’ faith, the hope they clung to despite the devastation of the war.

World War I: Secret Underground Cities

red, white, blue popsicle

11 Surprising Accidental Scientific Discoveries

Farmer and folk artist Emery Blagdon

Does This Artistic Creation Encourage Healing?

The image of the Virgin Mary in Clearwater, Florida

10 Miracles from Sea to Shining Sea