Friends and Family

What is a family? Sometimes your family includes friends who stand by you in every season of life. The heart of your family might also be your marriage, or the meaning and purpose you derive from parenting, caregiving, or even loving the pets who never let you down.
Friends of all ages

Why It's Healthy to Have Friends of All Ages

Having friends in different stages of life broadens our view of others—and ourselves.

Prayers for a marriage

How to Pray for Perspective in a Marriage

When feeling angry at your spouse, ask God to remind you of the bigger picture. 

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Joanna with one of her camel companions

Her Camel Companions

Joanna McMurry was caught off-guard when her husband surprised her with a pair of camels to add to their farm. What would they do with them?

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A green parakeet relaxing by indoor plants.

A Parakeet Finds Love in an Unexpected Place

The tropical bird found love in the middle of Minnesota.

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Carol and Lynn take a walk with Zeke

3 Dog Training Tips That Work for Couples, Too

Carol Kuykendall and her husband, Lynn, share the tips that not only helped them train their puppy, but also revived their marriage of 52 years.

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Hamsters in a cage gathered around a plate of carrots

This Indiana Couple Rescues Small Rodents in Need of Care

The animal-loving couple share their home with 92 hamsters, 13 chinchillas, nine mice, four rats and a guinea pig.

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Franklin, Vincent and Xavier the therapy rats.

She Trains Rats to Become Therapy Animals

The smart and social rodents comfort seniors and students alike. 

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Carol Kuykendall and his dog, Zeke

Was a Puppy the Answer to Their Stale Marriage?

Could a 12-week-old golden retriever help revive their long union?

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Christy Johnson (left) with daughter Brittany

She Learned to Focus on Loving—Not Judging—Her Daughter

Could this conservative Christian mother come to terms with the fact that her daughter was a lesbian?

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Tonya May Avent

She Learned to Focus on Her Daughter, Not Sports

Her daughter, Kennedi, is a talented track athlete, but Tonya May Avent came to realize her focus on Kennedi's athletic success was misplaced.

Elizabeth Gray

Moving Tips from an Introverted Military Spouse

Elizabeth Gray shares how she’s handled relocating with her family.

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A pair of lovebirds in a nest

Happy Valentine's Day from Angels on Earth!

Feel free to share this Valentine's Day greeting from Angels on Earth magazine with everyone you love!

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Senior couple holding hands

World’s Oldest Couple Celebrates 80 Years of Marriage

The Guinness World Records recognized the centenarians’ major milestone.

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Kara Twomey holding Squeaker the robin in the palm of her hand.

She Bonded With an Injured Robin

This animal rescuer learned valuable life lessons from the resilient baby bird.

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