Short stories tagged with Miracles

Listing 11 stories.

In a society where Jesus clones are commonplace, a group of Jesus clones try to awaken their holy powers by attempting to kill a teenage girl and raise her from the dead.

In Long Beach, California, a religious Chinese immigrant finds a job caring for a teenage boy suffering from leukemia. By watching M*A*S*H and reading the Bible, they find solace in one another during the last months of his life.

A young woman grows up without magic in a magical family and society, with strict rules and roles that are often tied to gender. When she sets off on a journey and her adult life begins, she finds her worldview tested—especially when members of her family come out as transgender and begin to transition.

When a young couple in a park joins hands and miraculously teleports back home, the man’s subsequent obsession with recreating that one-off spark of magic drives a wedge in between them.

A boy learns what miracles mean to his community during his first visit to a Nigerian church.

On a sunny fall day, a young boy goes for a drive with his aunt and uncle. They accidentally hit a child, who flies off the hood of the car.

The aging matriarch of an inner-city convent struggles against the rising tide of drugs, poverty, and violence in her parish. The desolation initially drives her and her flock apart, but from an unaccountable tragedy arises a miracle that unites them in wonder.

When a sandwich shop owner hires a mysterious man whose talent is fixing almost anything, the fixer feels obligated to help every person in the town, no matter the problem.

A family's beloved dog dies during a storm, and they bury him in their backyard — only to find the same dog scratching at their door three days later, back from the dead.

A middle-aged man suffering from cancer finds the energy to make it through each day happily by doting on his young daughter and setting up his soon-to-be-widowed wife with a handsome fire chief.