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Angels On Earth

Many people believe that angels are God's
messengers at work in the world today.
Angels come in many forms, from
helpful animals to mysterious strangers,
from glorious heavenly angels to
earth angels, human beings who
generously help others.

 

Angels can also come to us in
dreams, on a breeze, or in a
strain of music. When they
appear, they always radiate
life-affirming hope.

 
 
 

Recent Angels on Earth Stories

An artist's stylized rendering of Santa Claus with white angel wings

New to town, she was not yet familiar with navigating the roads. When she got lost in a snowstorm, a jolly earth angel in a red suit came to her aid.

by Mary Whitney
, Leavittsburg, Ohio

An artist's rendering of a Christmas tree decorated with angel ornaments

A young woman, gone far astray, wonders if her family would ever take her back.

by Larry Fitzgerald
, Abilene, Texas

An artist's rendering of a couple enjoying a meal with an angel looking on

Every restaurant in town was either booked solid or closed for the holidays. Where would they have dinner?

by Sandi Olson
, Santa Cruz, California

An artist's rendering of three winged lumberjacks, raising voices in song

Trapped on a snowy mountain pass, his young family was in danger of freezing in the Christmas snow. Who could possibly help them?

by Joh Poehner
, San Diego, California

Tecla's white-yarn angel

This couple loves to travel and their preferred souvenirs from their journeys have always been angel tree ornaments.

by Tecla Barber
, Park Ridge, New Jersey

An artist's rendering of a gloved hand ringing a golden bell by a red pail

Wise advice from a passing stranger helps a woman retrieve a windswept dollar bill intended for a holiday bell-ringer's bucket.

by Kate Norris
, Teaneck, New Jersey

An angel on a Christmas tree

There may have been no presents under the tree, but their three-year-old could sense the presence of angels around it.

by Rachel Westfall
, Mendota, Virginia

A bicycle with a ribbon under the Christmas tree

Her sons were struggling with their first Christmas since her divorce from their father. But a surprise gift from anonymous angels helped!

by Pam Bostwick
, Springville, Utah

A stack of star-shaped sugar cookies with a Christmas ribbon tied around them

Brand new on the job, she wasn't really in the spirit at the office Christmas party—until an anonymous angel made her feel part of the team.

by Paula Dyer
, Stillwater, New Jersey

An artist's rendering of children performing a Nativity play.

Her darling daughters were at each other’s throats. Could the Christmas spirit help them to get along?

by Kathie Kania
, Lewistown, Montana

Lighting a candle in church as a gesture of thanksgiving

A woman is rescued by a heavenly visitor in this true story excerpted from Dreams of Angels.

by Joan Wester Anderson


Nothing could be better than not having to fly home for Thanksgiving–or could it?

by Colleen Hughes

A mysterious stranger gave her a blanket after an auto accident on a wintry day.

A kindly stranger covered her with a blanket after she was injured in a wintry car accident—but where did he go?

by Eileen Jurain
, Derby, New York

An artist's rendering of the motel when Dr. Hufman delivered the baby

This obstetrician had brought many babies into this world, but there was one he would never forget...

by Stephen Hufman
, Leavenworth, Washington

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