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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

The cover of What Is an Angel? by Adrienne Falzon

Even in the middle of busy New York, angels have a way of popping up unannounced...

by Colleen Hughes

Maggie Whelan

She had bought the Christmas toy everyone wanted, but she had no one to give it to.

by Maggie Whelan
, Slingerlands, New York

English teacher writing on chalk board.

Sometimes the difficult people in your life are actually blessings in disguise.

by Mary Jane Meyer


Today my earth angel was my boss, Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan.

by Colleen Hughes

Listening to how God's angels are at work in the world helps us appreciate the blessings in our own lives.

by Colleen Hughes

Douglas's angel

A young boy's grandmother handcrafts a heavenly guardian that watches over him still.

by Douglas Scott Clark
, Maryville, Tennessee

An artist's rendering of a stone angel with a tiny bird perched on its finger

Heaven sent a familiar figure to again stand watch over her daughter's resting place.

by Annette Couch Powell
, Old Hickory, Tennessee

An artist's rendering of the two Dorothys

An unexpected letter from a woman with a familiar name sparks a devoted friendship.

by Dorothy Bowling
, Middletown, Ohio

All of these angel resources were new to me—I hope you will find them inspirational, just as I did!

by Colleen Hughes

person clutching gas can.

Running out of gas taught me a lesson about being an earth angel.

by Susan Schefflein


Edward A. Joseph

An assistant principal receives a heavenly helping hand in dealing with a troublesome student and a rigid administrator.

by Edward A. Joseph
, Yonkers, New York

A view from the back of a plane with one seat emitting a heavenly glow

Being squeezed between two other passengers wasn't what she'd hoped for, but God knew what he was doing.

by Delores E. Topliff
, Maple Grove, Minnesota

Erika Bentsen

Determined to do everything on her own, a teenager finally learns to rely on divine guidance.

by Erika Bentsen
, Sprague River, Oregon

Colin Richmond

Eager to do meaningful work, a window designer transforms himself into a craftsman.

by J. Colin Richmond
, Asheville, North Carolina

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