By: Paula Garon
This isn't the first time I survived a car accident that could of been deadly. The first accident I had was when I was 17. My mom claims it as her story and her angel she actually saw but either way my life was spared. It was a rainy, hot, summer day in Florida. I was driving around a curve and the road was slick. I slammed on my breaks and lost control of my car. I slid into the other lane hitting an oncoming vehicle. I remember clearly feeling that loss of control and shouting "God help me!" as the car hit the other car head on and spun around. I hit my ear on the mirror and bruised my body. I remember laying on the ground with many people standing over me. My mom said when she arrived at the accident which was less than 1/4 mile from our home she feared the worse. She saw a crowd of people hovering around me. She said she first saw a woman with gray slicked back hair and beautiful skin. She said this woman touched her shoulder and said I was going to be alright. When my mom finally got to me and saw I was okay she was relieved. She looked back around but could not find that woman anywhere. She believes it was my guardian angel. I do too!
Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided us. We would like to share with you the stories of people who take pleasure in expressing how real angels are.
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By Jennifer Hartline
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