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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 Aline's crystal earring

She lost her crystal earring just as she was to transfer to another train. Was it a lost cause?

by Aline Newman
, Turin, New York

An angel plays a vital role in one version of the legend of the Holy Grail, writes Angels on Earth Staff Editor Meg Belviso.

by Colleen Hughes

Roberta's bracelet, a heart-shaped necklace and an angel brooch, all in gold

A pair of friends are simultaneously inspired to make a generous gesture, each toward the other.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

A boy walks by the shoreline.

A teenage boy is lost at a Florida beach until a divine discovery guides him to his family.

by Delynn Martin
, Bourbon, Missouri

The newly coiffed Tim Hamlin

A simple haircut wouldn't do; he wanted his transformation to also impact someone less fortunate.

by Tim Hamlin
, New York, New York

Richard Tallmadge feeds Baby some spaghetti.

If only the featherless little thing had a real guardian angel watching over him, a guardian angel just for baby birds...

by Richard Tallmadge
, Rockton, Illinois

An artist's rendering of a coyote

She and her dog were shown a new path, a new perspective–courtesy of an unlikely angel.

by Velia Hilderbrand
, Cornville, Arizona

artist's rendering of an angel in the sky.

In this excerpt from Hospitals, Hope and Healing, a heavenly visitor prays with a dying man and heals him of pain and fear.

by Melissa Deal Forth

an adorable stretching gray-striped kitten

In this excerpt from Their Mysterious Ways Too, a woman learns to trust God's timing.

by Phyllis Hobe

Kimberly Jones with students in her science classroom

She was praying for help in making it to college, but was anyone listening?

by Kimberly Jones
, Lawton, Oklahoma

A boy paints at an easel.

An angelic art teacher helps a devoted mother recognize the inspiration in her son's drawings.

by Paula Timpson
, Venice, Florida

Aretha Franklin plays and sings in the recording studio.

She thought she was the only one who appreciated Aretha Franklin. She was thrilled to find out she was wrong.

by Kathie Kania
, Lewistown, Montana

An artist's rendering of an angel on the rooftop of a house

They'd already had to spring for three new roofs in four years, and another Oklahoma hailstorm was bearing down on them.

by Dewayne Parish
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An artist's rendering of a young Curt Wellumson, holding a long-handled broom

Click your way through the images above to read the tale of a door-to-door angel whose inspiring lessons had a lasting impact on a young boy.

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