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

Wanda Rosseland at the wheel of a tractor

On the farm, a baby bird had an important lesson to teach about long days and hard work. 

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Lori Diller with her husband and children

She was worried over her ailing grandfather when a stranger sat beside her in church and said the words she needed to hear.

by Lori Diller
, McDavid, Florida

Roberta Messner

Though she loved her mother, she sometimes felt conflicted over her eccentricities. But some very proper ladies changed her outlook.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

An LA cop poses in front of a pair of artist Colette Miller’s painted wings.

Join us as we explore the role that angels play in the artistic and cultural life of cities and countries around the world. Next stop: Los Angeles.


Archangel Michael crushing an evil demon

Learn about the harrowing story of the fallen angels and the heavenly warriors that overcame them.


Rob Howes

Just six feet below us in the crystal-clear water, a massive shape cruised menacingly.

by Rob Howes
, Whangarei, New Zealand

St. Bernard walking on the lawn.

In this excerpt from Angels in Disguise, man's best friend protects his "best girl" from a stranger in the night.

by Gayle Trent


close-up of woman with cleaning supplies

In this excerpt from Heavenly Company, an angelic visitor inspires a depressed woman to see the beauty around her.

by Elizabeth Baker


An artist's rendering of a angel cradling a tiny baby in her arms

She prayed for God to watch over her daughter in neonatal intensive care, and years later, it's confirmed for her that angels were indeed there.

by Sherri Derrick
, Chapin, South Carolina

An artist's rendering of a guardian angel watching over a sleeping young girl

A two-year-old's guardian angel watches over her when she gets lost in the woods of rural Pennsylvania.

by Christi Marie
, Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania

An artist's rendering of an angel enclosing Marion and her child in her wings

I worried about our home-based business constantly. Then an angel came to me....

by Marion Crump Spencer
, Penfield, New York

Guideposts staffer Sharon Azar at her going-away party

I’ve known for months that Sharon Azar was leaving to travel with her dogs. But none of us were ready to see her go...

by Colleen Hughes

An artist's rendering of an angel in an Easter basket

Godiva chocolates, red-velvet eggs and fancy jelly beans–who could ask for more?

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Ambulance speeding down the road

What if my son were alone, in trouble? Who would help?

by June Fox
, Lonedell, Missouri

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