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Box of Butterflies

Discovering the Unexpected Blessings All Around Us

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

Roma Downey—best known as the beloved angel on the TV show Touched by an Angel—has created a beautiful book filled with encouragement and hope, assuring us of God’s comforting presence in our lives.

Ever since she was a little girl, Roma has seen butterflies as a reminder of God’s presence. They have appeared to her in moments when she needed encouragement and reminded her she is not alone. In this deeply personal book, Roma shares stories from her life, alongside quotes, poems, scripture, and artwork that she prays will uplift you as they have her. Each grace-filled chapter of this beautiful full-color book covers topics such as courage, strength, gratitude, love, and kindness.

Reminiscent of the message of her popular television series, Touched by an Angel, this book’s central theme is that there is a God, He loves you, and that even in your most difficult moments, He is by your side. That though you may feel alone, you are never truly alone. The subtle butterfly theme reminds us that the wonder of God’s love and kindness is sometimes reflected in the gentle whispers of his creation and that we all have the power to transform from simple caterpillars into exquisite butterflies.

Written in a way that encourages you to “dip in and out” of its flowing content, this inspiring book invites you to return to its pages again and again, as life brings new challenges or you find yourself in need of new inspiration.

Photograph by Austin Hargrave

Roma Downey is an Emmy-nominated actress, producer, author, and has been creating inspirational content for twenty-five years. Born in Northern Ireland, she was classically trained in London. For almost a decade, Roma starred in the hit CBS show Touched by an Angel, playing the tender hearted angel, Monica. Roma launched LightWorkers Media in 2011 along with her husband, Mark Burnett, and produced The Bible series, A.D., The Dovekeepers, and Answered Prayers for television, and feature films Son of God, Woodlawn, Little BoyBen-Hur, and the upcoming On a Wing and a Prayer. She is a longtime supporter of Operation Smile and Compassion and received the Sally Award from the Salvation Army for her contribution to entertainment and helping those in need. Roma was honored for her career with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She and her husband live in California with their three amazing children and their three wonderful dogs.

“Readers will appreciate Downey’s resilient attitude toward the trials of life, as well as her deep faith in God, especially in difficult times... touching.” 

– Publishers Weekly