She was looking for a light bulb for the closet when she found the message from God. She ran to show Bill.
“I found an angel,” she told him.
“It’s a paperclip, Denise,” said Bill.
“It can be both,” Denise said, not wanting to fight about it.
There were other miracles all week. The pickle jar, for instance. And the cat hair. Bill grumbled about chores not getting done, but Denise couldn’t disobey divine inspiration. Things didn’t come to a head until Thursday, when she defrosted the freezer. It was only reasonable that if angels could visit, so could demons…
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