Fascinating Dreams 1 for the Forum: Touched by an Angel
By Solon Papageorgiou
There was once a little girl named Sarah. She was nine years old, happy, and full of energy. Her mom and dad loved her dearly.
But Sarah’s mom was gravely ill. She had cancer. Because of the illness, she was in a lot of pain. She did not live in the hospital. She stayed at home, where she was waiting to die. Sarah knew she would lose her mom, and that made her sad.
One night, her mom was in bed sleeping. Sarah and her dad were in the living room. Her dad fell asleep on the sofa while watching TV, and Sarah was busy drawing.
Suddenly, an intense light appeared in the middle of the living room. Sarah saw a beautiful person with wings emerge from the light.
“Who are you?” Sarah asked.
“I am an angel. I assist God in his earthly business with the humans.”
“What do you want?”
“I am here to deliver the bad news that tonight is your mom’s last night on Earth. She will die tonight. I came to take her with me.”
“Oh, please, no, no,” Sarah exclaimed. She started crying. “You are an angel! Do a miracle. Heal her from her disease, and let her live instead of taking her with you. She is so young.”
“I am afraid I cannot do that. God wants her by His side. She will live with Him forever, happy, healthy, and pain-free.”
“But I will never see my mommy again.”
“You will see her again when it is your turn to leave this world. Don’t worry, little girl. You will only be separated from her for a while. Then you, your mom, and your dad will live happily together in Heaven,” the angel consoled.
“Thank you, angel. I feel better now,” said Sarah. When that happened, the angel disappeared. Then, Sarah ran to her mom’s bedroom. Her mom was still and did not breathe. The angel took her, Sarah thought. Sarah ran to the living room and woke her dad up.
“Mom is gone,” Sarah said.
Her dad went to the bedroom and started crying, but Sarah didn’t. She knew that her mom had gone to a better place and that she would see her again in Heaven. Sarah hugged her dad and wiped his tears off his face.