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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

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

An artist's rendering of an angel bearing apples

It's said that Johnny Appleseed's eccentric mission was inspired by a message from an angel.

by Meg Belviso
, New York, New York

If you’re searching for earth angels, just take a look at your friends and family.

by Colleen Hughes

A van stalled by the side of the road

The faith of two young girls teaches their mothers that God can be relied upon, no matter what comes.

by Lori Hintermeister
, Bettendorf, Iowa

Lots of birthday wishes, birthday blessings and birthday angels came my way yesterday...

by Colleen Hughes

It may be summer, but you’ll want to step right into Guideposts' The Joys of Christmas 2012, where kids are already making snow angels.

by Colleen Hughes

A man at the door of a convenience store

When a rude customer upsets a store clerk, an earth angel steps in.

by Jolene Twomey
, Riverside, California

Stefani Twyford

An online overture from a distant relative enlivens an interest in their shared history.

by Stefani Twyford
, Houston, Texas

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