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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

Encourage your child to be an earth angel on August 14—and every day!

by Colleen Hughes

Photo by Paul Pugliese

I was struggling to earn a living. Was it time to move on?

by Kevin McKinney
, Cape May, New Jersey

Illustration (c) 2010 by Frané Lessac

The inspiring story of a nurse who tried to move mountains to adopt children from Haiti after the earthquake.

by Belinda Lechtenberg
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An artist's rendering of a guardian angel hugging a smiling child

Faith helps a young girl learn a very important lesson about God's love.

by Phyllis Swenson
, Fairfax, Virginia

Joe Bertolozzi playing the Mid-Hudson Bridge, (c) 2006, Blue Wings Press

The Mid-Hudson Bridge in Poughkeepsie, New York, has the shape of an angel and special musical properties.

by Alina Larson
, Senior Online Editor

My daughter and her best friend are in an all-day cooking camp, where they prepare a gourmet dinner to bring home to family.

by Colleen Hughes

Hope in tough times

A desperate mother finds hope in the most unexpected spot.

by Joan Wester Anderson

7 inspirational stories about heavenly angels and everyday angels on earth

Kitty's Christmas angel

Her Christmas angel statue served as an important reminder of the power of positive thinking!

by Kathryn Slattery
, Contributing Editor

Bubblegum angels

The spirit of Christmas is revealed to a little girl who lost her faith—by a bunch of angels!

by Michelle Sibery
, Sleepy Hollow, Illinois

Close-up of a kangaroo.

In this excerpt from A Procession of Angels, a trip to the zoo becomes an answer to prayer for one child with spina bifida.

by Maxine Wolcott Klan
, DeWitt, Michigan

a beautiful red rose

A young woman undergoing chemotherapy is visited by an angel who delivers a life-affirming message of  hope.

by Michelle Carpenter
, Parksville, Missouri

This heavenly place is a testimony to people working together—and God’s special and perfect timing.

by Joan Anderson

Deciding the winners of the Guideposts Writers Workshop is a tough job! I know who I'm voting for...

by Colleen Hughes

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