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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

“Liberation of Saint Peter” (1665-1667) -- an angel takes Peter by the hand

The evangelist Luke recounts heavenly mysteries in two books of the Bible, and angels play a key role.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

The Basilica of Sainte Anne d’Auray in Brittany

A night of pardons and music in a famous Franch chapel

by Colleen Hughes

A sparkling white pickup truck

A married couple hoping to have matching red jackets see their wish granted by a curly-haired benefactor.

by Deborah Wolff
, Las Vegas, Nevada

Surrounded by the sea, France's Mont Saint-Michel still harbors angels!

by Colleen Hughes

A fisherman in yellow waders extends a large fish to the viewer.

Still days away from payday, she had no food left to feed her family—until a fisherman she'd never met appeared on the scene.

by Diane Crawford
, Selden, New York

Bessie and Rose in 1937

All the Johnsons knew the story of that night in 1935 when little Rose fought for her life while a storm rolled across the Texas Panhandle

by Rose Foster


An artist's rendering of a puzzle piece with part of the Coca-Cola logo

A grieving widower is frustrated that he can't find the final piece of a jigsaw puzzle–but does his late wife lend a hand?

by Alfred Dolce
, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

An illustration of a bearded angel strolling through a blackberry patch

With her brother sinking in quicksand and no one around to help, she was thrilled to see the old man coming their way. But why was he moving so slow?

by Alice Brawner
, Southfield, Michigan

The word 'believe' inscribed on a seashell

On a trip to the beach, a breast cancer survivor receives an inspiring gift.

by Jo Walker
, Loveland, Colorado

An artist's rendering of an angel holding gourds filled with purple martins

The birds returned every year to the gourds he'd made for them, easing his pain and strengthening his faith.

by Tim Skelton
, Northport, Alabama

Beatrice Parquet

I’d never seen the couple before, but it was as if they were waiting for me at God's command.

by Beatrice Parquet
, New Castle, Delaware

At New York City's Freedom Tower, seeing angels instead of sadness

by Colleen Hughes

An angel is delighted by opening a small treasure chest that holds a waterfall.

Life can be like a treasure hunt, but you have to be willing to start looking.

by Kelly Gallagher
, Troy, New York

William Thatcher on out on the river in this boat

He was sure he'd heard someone call his name as he navigated the swollen river, but there was no one around...or was there?

by William Thatcher
, Shirley, Illinois

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