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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

John Gessick
His father was skeptical, but he was determined to sell enough cards all by himself to earn a transistor radio.
by John Gessick
, Pottsboro, Texas

A figurine of a grass-skirted hula girl, strumming a ukulele

They were farm people and money was tight. But where better to honeymoon than Hawaii?

by Anne Riess
, Unity, Saskatchewan, Canada

A Christmas wreath

Apprehensive about her move to a new home, she started taking photos of her new neighborhood–and it made all the difference.

by Mary Whitney
, Leavittsburg, Ohio

Peggy Frezon, husband Mike, and their dogs

When a dog unexpectedly appeared in her husband's hospital room, she wondered why he was there. But not for long...

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

An artist's rendering of Batman and Capt. America rescuing a cat from a fire

He wasn't really a superhero; he just dressed like one. But then an opportunity to be an angel presented itself...

by Troy Marcum
, Huntington, West Virginia

An artist's rendering of an angel, a lion and a lamp ebracing

Her granddaughter had a unique request for Santa, one very much in the spirit of the season.

by Bonita Laettner
, Angola, New York

An artist's rendering of a smiling angel holding a cherry pie
Christmas was for sharing, but with her own cupboards empty, she had nothing to give. Or did she?
by Vicki Johnson
, Buckeye, Arizona

A young father inspires with his message of how love and angels live on after the death of his wife...

by Colleen Hughes

Up to 200 Haitians come to the Doctors Without Borders hospital each day.

Haiti may no longer be in the headlines, but the nation‒and its people‒are still in need of healing.

by Sonya Maizell
, New York, New York

Michelle poses with some of the children she got to know in Haiti.

She overcame her loss by helping others whose suffering was also great.

by Michelle Rapkin
, Forest Hills, New York

Today I was reminded of just how many angels are all around.

by Colleen Hughes

Glen Campbell

A long-lost holiday favorite is revived when a thoughtful husband comes through for his wife.

by Carol Gimbel
, Warr Acres, Oklahoma

A Christmas tree with a glowing angelic topper

A grieving widow is cheered by a small miracle on her first Christmas Eve without her husband.

by Virginia Mallory
, Itasca, Illinois

An artist's illustration of a doll in a basket left on a doorstep

Her mother told her that what we give to others comes back to us, but she couldn't part with her doll, could she?

by Betty R. Graham
, Alexandria, Virginia

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