All About Angels
By Colleen Hughes

An Eight-Year-Old Earth Angel

We came across this story and all agreed that this eight-year-old boy is an earth angel if ever there was one.

I have to give lots of credit to Myles Eckert's mom too, raising him alone from the time he was only five weeks old, when his dad was killed while serving in Iraq.

After finding a $20 bill, he decided to give it to a man in uniform, with a note. "Dear Soldier," it said. "My dad was a soldier. He's in heaven now..."

The boy says they like to "pay it forward" in his family. The least we can do at Angels on Earth is to help pass it on.

Colleen Hughes is the editor-in-chief of Angels on Earth. She's been at Guideposts for 20 plus years, and lives in a Hudson River town with her two daughters and two cats.

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I am a 66 years old spiritual practitioner and Interfaith/spiritual minister. I experience illumination/cosmic consciousness in 2001. I understand who become angels from among us, are you aware of soul -consciousness. Please answer soon.

Morene

Walking into an Arby's recently there was a soldier waiting for his food. Since I could not pay for it I just bought a gift card and asked the Manager to give it to him. It more than paid for his

lunch. He had the biggest smile on his face! What a blessing TO ME! Just a little thing but there are so many ways to show that you care.

What a lovely gesture, Eve!