Angels On Earth

Recent Angels On Earth Stories

Sometimes you need to sit and wait for the right time to give, and receive, an angel. Here's how one Christmas angel made the perfect appearance in July.

by Colleen Hughes

Angels know God’s watching over us, but at times we find it hard to trust we’ll be ok.

by Colleen Hughes

A photo of a pretzel vendor's wares

Lost in a dark and desolate section of Manhattan, she was fearful about finding her way to the bright lights of midtown.

by Jennie Wilson
, Lynchburg, Virginia

Angels on Earth Staff Editor Meg Belviso

When you’re packing for the beach or preparing a backyard barbeque, remember that Christmas angels are on the job all year round. 

by Colleen Hughes

Gary Gotlin is a special man, with a unique calling...

by Colleen Hughes

Evie closed the book and looked up at me. “Can we talk some more about getting a dog?”

by Colleen Hughes

A Bobwhite Quail

The comforting call of a bobwhite quail assured her that her departed husband was still with her.

by Evelyn Smith
, Lumberton, North Carolina

A ceramic angel with mocha-colored skin and cropped brown hair

Her angel collection had been packed and shipped to North Carolina in advance of their move. So where did this little cherub come from?

by Nancy Northrop Sluzinski
, Marion, North Carolina

A hand reaches with a tiny blue gift box in the open palm.

Though she dearly missed her departed mother, an unexpected gift from a friend brought her comfort.

by Myra Johnson
, Grafton, New York

Evie's wonder at one of God’s creatures reminds me that there really is no such thing as a “common” animal.

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of a buzzard

Buzzards may be common birds, but why did they have to hang around my ranch?

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Guideposts staffer Sharon Azar at her going-away party

I’ve known for months that Sharon Azar was leaving to travel with her dogs. But none of us were ready to see her go...

by Colleen Hughes

A beautiful image of an angel as a reflection on the water

Just in time, a beautiful image of an angel showed up as a reflection on the water...

by Colleen Hughes

Mary C. Neal, MD

In this excerpt from Best Angel Stories 2014, Mary C. Neal describes a miraculous rescue that reassured her of God's presence.

by Mary C. Neal, MD
, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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