Heavenly Angels

Knowing that heavenly angels are watching over your life can give you the comfort and courage to face new challenges and make the most of every day.

An artist's rendering of a teenager with angel wings and a red hoodie
An artist's rendering of a teenager with angel wings and a red hoodie
Coping With Illness

Incident on the Roof

After so many years of crash diets and food binges, I feared I was beyond help.

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Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels
Angels

Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels

A troubled man who steps into a church is uplifted by two heavenly little girls.

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Angel who healed her worry
Angel who healed her worry
Angels

The Angel That Eased Her Worries

She had a lot on her mind and asked God to ease her worries. The response was rapid.

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Angels escort a loved one to heaven.
Angels escort a loved one to heaven.
Angels

Angels Escort a Loved One to Heaven

A story from a Guideposts reader that angel lovers will cherish.

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An artist's rendering of an angel on a rocking chair
An artist's rendering of an angel on a rocking chair
Angels

An Angel Comforts a Grieving Mother

In a family story handed down from generation to generation, a grieving young mother finds comfort in a heavenly presence.

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Archangel Gabriel Striking Zechariah Dumb by Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov
Archangel Gabriel Striking Zechariah Dumb by Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov
Angels

Angels in the Bible Stories of Joseph and Zechariah

Executive Editor Rick Hamlin reminds us that, in the Christmas story, expectant fathers Zechariah and Joseph hear from heaven too.

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6 tips for responding to the words of the dying.
6 tips for responding to the words of the dying.
Life After Death

5 Ways to Respond to the Last Words of the Dying

In Part 3, linguist Lisa Smartt shares some wisdom for family, friends and caregivers.

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Speech patterns in the words of the dying reveal more about life after death.
Speech patterns in the words of the dying reveal more about life after death.
Life After Death

5 Characteristics of the Last Words of the Dying

In Part 2, linguist Lisa Smartt uncovers patterns of speech that reveal more about life after death.

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The meaning of the last words of the dying.
The meaning of the last words of the dying.
Life After Death

The Words of the Dying–Part 1

Her father's death moves a linguist to explore the meaning of the mysterious final words of the dying.

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The story behind "An Angel Named Bill" which appeared in Angels on Earth magazine
The story behind "An Angel Named Bill" which appeared in Angels on Earth magazine
Angels

The Story behind ‘An Angel Named Bill'

How a story about an angel escorting an elderly mom to heaven came to be published in Angels on Earth.

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