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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

Mother Angel and Baby Jesus

I was missing the most important part of Christmas—until I realized why Mom loved this time of year so much.

by Michael Floyd Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Illustration by Mark Thomas

I shared my hopes and dreams with my partner, while we patrolled the streets of New York City. This Christmas, he wasn't forgotten.

by Jeannette Torres
, Clermont, Florida

A mother prays for an Everyday Angel to protect her daughter, a navy nurse.

The true story of a mother who prayed for an Everyday Angel to protect her daughter, a young navy nurse who was stationed 2,000 miles away.

Everyday Angels

They had rescued many cats...but why was Trooper so special?

Everyday Angels

An elderly man lends a hand when a couple on vacation in Nantucket gets stuck in the mud. Was he an Everyday Angel?

Heavenly angel sends sign with hymnal

For the life of me, I couldn't remember where that hymnal had come from... a heavenly angel?

by Mae Cannon
, Blanchard, Idaho

Earth angels help her create angelic art

Earth angels helped her turn a bland cement wall into a piece of art.

by Mariam Touzie
, New York, New York

A friendly milkman teaches Rosemary Marbach that God provides.

Even though Joe had next to nothing himself, he saw everyone around him as generous and good.

by Rosemary Marbach
, Boston, Massachusetts

In a dream as vivid as life, I saw two colossal angels floating over Art's bed, one above his head and the other at his side.

by Delores Bates
, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Illustration by Christian Clayton

The shepherds don't know their cues, the sheep is a menace and Mary is liable to drop the baby on his head! We needed some Christmas angels to get through this play.

by Shelley Pope
, Thomasville, Alabama

Angelic visitors

An angel sighting in the middle of the night brings comfort and joy to a man who has suffered from depression all of his life.

by David Waite
, Witney, Oxfordshire, England

Heavenly angels deliver Thanksgiving message

My granddaughter was with the heavenly angels, I had no doubt. But would anything ever seem right in this world?

by Pauline Stadler
, Mount Morris, Michigan

Snowy house with smoke coming from chimney

Stranded on a highway with four young children, a women miraculously finds help thanks to her guardian angel.

by Julie Chilton
, Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Angelic hat

Aunt Dolly became an everyday angel to those around her with the help of her angelic hat.

by Jackie Clements-Marenda
, Staten Island, New York

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