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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 rendering of a dressmaker's form with angel wings

She wasn't going to the dance, but she could use her sewing skills to help those who were.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

An Angels on Earth reader shares the story of a missing purse.

by Colleen Hughes

Erika Bentsen with an equine friend

They weren’t strangers to a struggle, but that Thanksgiving, they didn’t know how they’d make it to Christmas.

by Erika Bentsen
, Sprague River, Oregon

A three-year-old Snow White make some seniors very happy on Halloween.

A child's Halloween becomes a lesson in giving, not receiving.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

An artist's rendering of Helen's vision of angels on a staircase

The grand dome of the basilica opened up and revealed a vision: A glorious white-gold staircase shimmered into view, spiraling down from the infinite beyond.

by Helen Walker
, Denver, Colorado

Palm trees covered with snow

She longed for a snowy holiday like she and her father had enjoyed years ago in Wisconsin. Not a chance in Southern California, though...or was there?

by B.J. Taylor
, Huntington Beach, California

A Christmas Angel at Europa-Park in Germany

Join us as we explore the role angels play at Christmastime around the world.


Roxanne Paul

Listen as Glenn Paul's daughter, Roxanne, sings a beloved Christmas song, written by Ray Boltz and Steve Millikan. Read Glenn's story!


An artist's rendering of a piano and bench. An angel's feather is on the bench.

It's said that music is the language of angels; here's a story that proves it.

by Glenn Paul
, Titusville, New Jersey

An artist's rendering of a teenager with angel wings and a red hoodie

After so many years of crash diets and food binges, she feared she was beyond help, but a mysterious teenager in a baseball cap knew otherwise.

by Rosemary Marbach
, Boston, Massachusetts

An artist's rendering of Walter P. Smith and King Brooks sitting on a curb

Even as a boy, I knew he was a man well named.

by Walter P. Smith
, Richmond, Virginia

An artist's rendering of the sparrow Tim assisted

I felt trapped in a job I hated. But everything changed the day I had to help a creature more helpless than I was.

by Tim Fecteau
, Sterling Heights, Michigan

An artist's rendering of Native-American angels speaking to young Kenneth

My boss looked me in the eye. 'You have 60 days to improve,' he said.

by Kenneth Meeks
, New York, New York

A young girl in a soccer uniform, with a yellow butterfly on her left shoulder

A promised sign from beyond assured a family that their beloved friend was at peace and happy.

by Irene Slaughter
, Mooresville, North Carolina

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