Category Archives: angels

REMNANTS OF A SNOW ANGEL

We have certainly had our share of snow up here in the frozen Tundra of Minnesota. I used to love playing in the snow as a child. We’d build gigantic snow forts and load them up with fresh snowballs for … Continue reading

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SING CHOIRS OF ANGELS

Can you imagine an entire army of angels, singing songs of praise to announce the birth of the Savior? Maybe if you did actually see such a miraculous sight, your friends and family might have you admitted for psychiatric evaluation. … Continue reading

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A LAMB WITHOUT DEFECT

For centuries before the Messiah’s birth, the perfect sacrifice presented before the God of Abraham was an innocent little lamb. This would be the payment brought before God to ransom mankind from the hold of sin, but it was a … Continue reading

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A CHILD IS BORN

A new life emerges. Air fills His little lungs. He lets out a big scream. His mother swaddles Him in strips of cloth already prepared for this journey. She snuggles Him tightly and kisses his curly head. This child entered … Continue reading

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A PROMISE-FILLED JOURNEY

The months leading up to this journey were filled with shame, humility, fear, doubt and at times confusion. Mary had been given news of her purpose in God’s plan of salvation. She accepted the task with wonder. Even though she … Continue reading

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ANGELS AMONG US

Your life seems to be traveling along normally and then, out of nowhere, another stumbling block – another unexpected surprise – another problem. It’s at those times we need God’s protection the most. I know He has an army of … Continue reading

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DON’T BE AFRAID

Picture this – you have been sentenced to death – no chance of parole – your execution is set – you will be fed to a pride of lions.  You must wait in your cell until the next day when … Continue reading

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ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD

What are your first thoughts when you hear the word, “angel?”  The word alone has so many connotations. It stirs the mind into thinking of something supernatural – something ethereal – beautiful – terrorizing – fearful yet comforting.  My thoughts … Continue reading

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ANGEL OF THE LORD

Another one from last year.  Originally posted 12/15 If you’ve ever read, “The Best Christmas Pageant, Ever!” by Barbara Robinson, you’ll remember how the nativity was portrayed by the five Herdman children –  the worst kids in town.  The only … Continue reading

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MY GUARDIAN ANGEL

I have a pretty good picture of what my guardian angel looks like.  He probably started out as naïve and innocent as I appeared to be when I first appeared in this world.  Over the years, he’s become scarred, bumped, … Continue reading

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ENTERTAINING ANGELS UNAWARES

   Sometimes it seems that God has deserted us.  Just when I start thinking that way, I recall all the times when God’s angels interceded in my life. There was the time I worked at a loan company and two … Continue reading

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