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Earth Angels

Not all angels are celestial beings.
Many of them are right here on earth.
Maybe you know someone whose life
has been touched by an angel. Maybe
you’ve encountered one of these earth angels
in the generosity of a mysterious stranger or a
helpful animal.

Our inspiring real-life stories of angel
sightings and angel encounters will l
eave no doubt in your mind:
God and his angels are at work
in the world today



Recent Earth Angels Stories

In the winter's freezing cold, a kindly FDNY lieutenant makes sure a lost dog gets home.

by Colleen Hughes

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

by Colleen Hughes

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

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

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

A group waiting for outpatient cancer surgery discovers their own Christmas cheer.

by Colleen Hughes

Devotional writer, Roberta Messner

Enjoy this angelic excerpt from Daily Guideposts 2015.

by Roberta Messner

An artist's stylized rendering of Santa Claus with white angel wings

New to town, she was not yet familiar with navigating the roads. When she got lost in a snowstorm, a jolly earth angel in a red suit came to her aid.

by Mary Whitney
, Leavittsburg, Ohio

An artist's rendering of a Christmas tree decorated with angel ornaments

A young woman, gone far astray, wonders if her family would ever take her back.

by Larry Fitzgerald
, Abilene, Texas

An artist's rendering of a couple enjoying a meal with an angel looking on

Every restaurant in town was either booked solid or closed for the holidays. Where would they have dinner?

by Sandi Olson
, Santa Cruz, California

An artist's rendering of three winged lumberjacks, raising voices in song

Trapped on a snowy mountain pass, his young family was in danger of freezing in the Christmas snow. Who could possibly help them?

by Jon Poehner
, San Diego, California

Tecla's white-yarn angel

This couple loves to travel and their preferred souvenirs from their journeys have always been angel tree ornaments.

by Tecla Barber
, Park Ridge, New Jersey

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