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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

Patricia Walworth Wood and her husband, John

A woman with limited mobility is caught outside as a storm brews.

by Patricia Walworth Wood
, Indianapolis, Indiana

Stephanie Samoy's niece, Natalie

A Guideposts staffer's 16-year-old niece proves to be oh so angelic, and mature beyond her years.

by Stephanie Samoy
, New York, New York

Ambar Miranda and daughter Vittoria

A Puerto Rican family, struggling to make ends meet in Connecticut, receives a visit from some unexpected Earth Angels.

by Ambar Miranda
, New Britain, Connecticut

How did you spend your holidays? I spent mine with family all around me.

by Colleen Hughes

A beloved Christmas tree ornament and a playful kitten teach an important lesson about family and forgiveness.

by Colleen Hughes

Duane Kaye, outgoing coordinator for Loveland's valentine re-mailing program

The outgoing coordinator for Loveland's valentine re-mailing program shares the history of this romantic endeavor.

by Duane Kaye
, Loveland, Colorado

Pamela Haskin

A task some consider tedious sparks a flood of family memories for a Texas woman far away from home.

by Pamela Haskin
, Cooper, Texas

Angels find themselves especially busy during the holidays.

An ailing mother's prayer is answered by a heavenly visitor as her ailing heart regains its rhythm.

by Betty Laine
, Lexington, North Carolina

An earth angel with spiky orange hair who comes through on Christmas.

An Oregon women encounters an angelic stranger who helps her make it home for Christmas dinner.

by Erika Bentsen
, Sprauge River, Oregon

A candy cane from an angelic neighbor brightened a young girl's Christmas.

When a young girl asks only for a candy cane that can't be found, an angel brings the answer to a prayer.

by Sharon Peirce
, Kyle, Texas

A Christmas cactus bloom is a welcome gift from beyond for a grieving woman.

A grieving woman receives a gift  from her recently deceased  friend.

by Annette Froid
, Kearney, Nebraska

A baby squirrel proves a welcome Christmas companion for a Washington family.

A Washington family is blessed with an unusual Christmas guest.

by Tami Meier
, Spokane Valley, Washington

This is not me! I’m neat, I’m organized, I like when everything is in its place. I like to show off the angels readers have sent in over the years.

by Colleen Hughes

Sometimes even the editors of Angels on Earth are surprised at how many angels there are everywhere—including the Bible!

by Colleen Hughes

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