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Angel Sightings

Recent Angel Sightings Stories

An artist's rendering of a grandfatherly angel, reaching out his hand

No matter what happened in my life, my grandfather could always make me feel better. Now that he was gone, I needed him more than ever.

by Chynna Laird
, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

An artist's rendering of a mechanic and greeter, both with angel wings

Car trouble almost ruined their post-Christmas cheer, but a pair of angels got them back on the road.

by Pamela Jones
, Toronto, Canada

An artist's rendering of a lost purse on a football field

She'd somehow lost her husband, her daughter and her purse. How would she find them in a crowd of more than 100,000 football fans?

by Angie Dockery
, Townsend, Tennessee

Robin Donica Wolaver

She planned this family campout to get away from it all. But she brought all her anxieties along.

by Robin Donica Wolaver
, Nashville, Tennessee

Roberta Messner
She couldn’t concentrate amid the chaos of her professor's kids, but everything she needed to ace the test was right there on his desk.
by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Marcus Sams

With three friends along for the ride, a high-schooler loses control of his vehicle on the interstate. Would anyone come to their aid?

by Marcus Sams
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Laurence Eldred as a young soldier

It sounded like the world was exploding, but something, someone, led him to safety.

by Laurence Eldred
, Chelan, Washington

The controls of an old basement furnace

An unexpected visit from a gas company employee leaves a homeowner feeling blessed.

by Paul Tomlinson
, Uniontown, Ohio

Beverly Baker at granddaugher Molly's christening

She was fearful as she awaited her cancer surgery, but a woman kneeling at her feet reassured her that all would be well.

by Beverly Baker
, Beaumont, Texas

One of many angels from the angel collection

Explore this inspiring collection, housed in a former church, that boasts more than 11,000 angel figures of every size and shape—including more than 600 donated by Oprah Winfrey!


Although today is my last day behind a desk at Angels on Earth, the blessings I’ve reaped here will stay with me.

by Colleen Hughes
from Blog entry

A woman stranded by the side of the road stand beside a tow truck

When car trouble stranded her, she wondered if she could trust a stranger who stopped to help.

by Yvonne Eymann
, Bellevue, Nebraska

Roy Shull displays the shoulder patch Alois Wagner gave him.

A World War II soldier alone on the battlefield, confronted by an unlikely rescuer.

by Roy Shull
, Aiken, South Carolina

Richard Brookins as St. Nicholas arrives in a jeep accompanied by two angels

Kids in this European town hadn't celebrated Christmas in years because of the war.

by Richard Brookins
, Pittsford, New York

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