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Angels On Earth

Many people believe that angels are God's
messengers at work in the world today.
Angels come in many forms, from
helpful animals to mysterious strangers,
from glorious heavenly angels to
earth angels, human beings who
generously help others.


Angels can also come to us in
dreams, on a breeze, or in a
strain of music. When they
appear, they always radiate
life-affirming hope.


Recent Angels on Earth Stories

A flock of friends–and angels?–comes to help find a missing ring.

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of a half-dozen deer with tiny angel wings

Miles away from the nearest neighbor or phone, she suffered a stroke. She needed help fast.

by Patrice Vacca
, Moscow, Pennsylvania

A long red scarf floats on the breeze.

Under the weather and worried, her spirits were lifted by a scarf that took a long ride on the breeze.

by Paula Dyer
, Stillwater, New Jersey

Tanya's winged pendant

She'd long dreamed of owning an angel pendant, but could she justify the expense?

by Tanya Richardson
, New York, New York

Statue of an angel. Photo by Katty King, Thinkstock.

She loved the idea of angels. But did she really believe in them? 

by Colleen Hughes

A Christmas cookie that took a tween's mind off her tummy

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of a man and his dog looking up at a large tree

He’d thought his father was gone forever, until that magical day in the snowy woods.

by Ralph Ackley
, Machias, Maine

Carin LeRoy checks out the fashions in an Indian marketplace.

He was the only person she knew in all of Delhi—how did he keep turning up?

by Carin LeRoy
, Orlando, Florida

One of Abby's angel drawings

Her daughter's latest drawings were quite different from the stick figures she usually favored.

by Jane Kuhn
, Fresno, California

An artist's rendering of a stork delivering a little boy and a little girl

The voice came out of nowhere, promising the impossible...

by Ruth Kizer
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An artist's rendering of an angel with a small bird on its finger

They gathered in the branches outside her father's window, the songbirds he called God’s choir.

by Shilia Hale
, McMinnville, Tennessee

A neighbor's kind deed saves a dog and inspires an owner to stop a bad habit.

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of an angel in a dinghy tossing out a lifeline

Two lives, both stormy as the sea, are put back on track by a mysterious stranger.

by Stuart Reininger
, West Mystic, Connecticut

An artist's rendering of a snoozing beagle with a feather resting on its snout

She was a dog-lover and didn't own a bird, so where did they come from?

by Patricia Riddle Gaddis
, Asheville, North Carolina

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