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 Halo Pizza sign, depicting an angel making a pizza

Her angel collection was trapped in a burning building. What would become of those beloved figurines?

by Holly Ann Oliver
, Beecher, Illinois

Rick Hamlin

Only upon her passing did contributing editor Rick Hamlin understand the gifts given to his friend's mother.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

Grace's nephew Miles, a few years after the events of her story

She believed her grandson's tales of tremendous trouts caught and released, but would anyone else?

by Grace Thompson
, Hillsborough, North Carolina

Jill-Ayn Martin
A devoted journal writer, she'd never written about her close call with drowning. Now was the time.
by Jill-Ayn Martin
, Big Bear City, California

I took a long look at those little angels. I wasn’t sure if I looked like them or not...

by Colleen Hughes

My daughters and I love the world and all the strange, wonderful winged creatures in it...

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of a winged Labradoodle soaring in the sky

She got a Labradoodle puppy to help assuage her grief. But was it too soon?

by Susan Karas
, Yaphank, New York

An artist's rendering of a white kitten with angel's wings

A mother is made proud when her children exhibit a divine generosity toward a neighbor.

by Becky Banks
, Cashion, Oklahoma

An artist's rendering of a Chinese angel embracing a young Chinese girl

Her infant daughter was on the other side of the world. Who would watch over her?

by Stacie Chambers
, Davenport, Iowa

Sandi Olson

Struggling to regain her strength after heart surgery, she was greeted by an unlikely figure.

by Sandi Olson
, Santa Cruz, California

Ginger Clifton
A wrong number, a community quilt show and Elvis combined to remind her that she was never alone.
by Ginger Clifton
, Sylacauga, Alabama

After each meeting, I come away thinking we’ve found the angel story to beat all angel stories...

by Colleen Hughes

Dolly Parton will share some of her favorite holiday recipes in Guideposts’ annual The Joys of Christmas—here’s a taste of what’s to come!

by Colleen Hughes

Deborah Glaess and her son Cody

They were stranded with car trouble. Would this burly, bearded man in a black leather vest prove to be heaven-sent?

by Deborah Glaess
, Lincoln City, Oregon

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