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

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

Jess Richardson

He thought he'd never willingly set foot in a hospital, but he gradually began to rethink that stance.

by Jess Richardson
, Denver, Colorado

An artist's rendering of a soldier angel

Inspired by the handsome soldier from so long ago, she wanted to show a young woman how special she was.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Daniel Frederick Fogarty

With not much to go on, he set out to find his father. With some angelic assistance, he did just that.

by Daniel Frederick Fogarty
, as told to his daughter, Diana Lang

An artist's rendering of an young angel in a birdhouse

Mother’s Day was always bittersweet for her, but new and unlikely family members eased her burden.

by Brenda Young
, Defiance, Ohio

Dori Barrett (right) and her friend Sandy

She and her vintage trailer were both in pretty bad shape. Could they be fixed?

by Dori Barrett
, Colfax, California

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