This painting is my best attempt at capturing an angelic encounter God blessed me with many years ago. During a particularly dark and discouraging week, I fell into a tormented sleep. Sometime in the dead of night, I awoke to find myself surrounded by unnumbered angels, as though my bed was being shielded by a flurry of wings and wisps—as though the aurora borealis had settled around about me. Believe it or not, this imparted so much peace that I slipped into a delicious sleep. The next morning I rose feeling safe and secure in the arms of Jesus.