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 a buzzard

Buzzards may be common birds, but why did they have to hang around my ranch?

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Wanda Rosseland at the wheel of a tractor

On the farm, a baby bird had an important lesson to teach about long days and hard work. 

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Roberta Messner

Though she loved her mother, she sometimes felt conflicted over her eccentricities. But some very proper ladies changed her outlook.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Rob Howes

Just six feet below us in the crystal-clear water, a massive shape cruised menacingly.

by Rob Howes
, Whangarei, New Zealand

close-up of woman with cleaning supplies

In this excerpt from Heavenly Company, an angelic visitor inspires a depressed woman to see the beauty around her.

by Elizabeth Baker


Guideposts staffer Sharon Azar at her going-away party

I’ve known for months that Sharon Azar was leaving to travel with her dogs. But none of us were ready to see her go...

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of an angel in an Easter basket

Godiva chocolates, red-velvet eggs and fancy jelly beans–who could ask for more?

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

A beautiful image of an angel as a reflection on the water

Just in time, a beautiful image of an angel showed up as a reflection on the water...

by Colleen Hughes

Susan Federici with Smoothie

Could a spoiled and stubborn horse teach her something about relationships?

by Susan Federici
, Vineland, New Jersey

An artist's rendering of an angel in a henhouse holding a white egg

Among the brown eggs was one as white can be–with a secret message meant just for him.

by Douglas Scott Clark
, Maryville, Tennessee

A Playbill from the Broadway production of "Mamma Mia!"

She thought she'd lost all her favorite pop music for good, but an earth angel pointed her to a reasonably priced miracle.

by Susan Fawcett
, Nixa, Missouri

A man uses a gas can to fill a car's empty gas tank.

Out of gas in a remote setting, she wondered who she could turn to for help.

by Mary Gojkovich
, Westport, Connecticut

An artist's rendering of an angel holding red roses

She feared a visit to her hometown would prove bittersweet at best, but the lovely aroma of roses soothed her pain.

by Tanya Richardson
, New York, New York

"Dear Soldier," his note said. "My dad was a soldier. He's in heaven now..."

by Colleen Hughes

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