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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

Myra Sanchez holds up the traveling quilt.

With her husband gone and her friends dispersed, there had to be a way to reconnect with old pals and classmates.

by Myra Sanchez
, Leander, Texas

Boy's hand held reassuringly.

A mother recalls a time when a group of children from the other side helped her and her son through a health crisis.

by Natalie Hullander
, Mt. Holly, North Carolina

Girl swings into the sky.

A warning from an unseen source saves a young girl from a backyard accident.

by Catherine McCualsky
, Athens, Ohio

John Zammit poses in front of his house on Fourth of July.

He made God a promise: 'If you help me through this, I'll build a shrine to brighten my neighborhood.'

by Adam Hunter
, Wayside, New Jersey

A photo of a pretzel vendor's wares

Lost in a dark and desolate section of Manhattan, she was fearful about finding her way to the bright lights of midtown.

by Jennie Wilson
, Lynchburg, Virginia

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

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