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By: Catherine Eisenhart

On Jan. 2 2006, I was driving through the PA. Mountains. The roads were curvy and wet. It was raining and there was heavy fog. The trucks were moving so fast through the mountains. I had put on my hazards because of the conditions.

I was hit by a tractor trailer and was being pushed as he was taking my lane over. After the intial impact at the rear I have a spot that is blank and then the side mirror exploded and hit and cut my face in a couple places.

I came to at the side mirror exploding, I remember looking out to the side and seeing I could have put my hand on the name of the company (Their logo) on the side of the trailer. The trailer was leaning and tilting towards me.

I was terrified as I felt the enormous pressure pulling me into the truck. I heard somewhere in there being told over and over do not let the tire treads touch. It was going as fast as the truck tires. I fought and pulled so hard to the left on the left turns of the curves in the mountains.

I remember the struggle in parts but not entirety. I know I got help to keep away from those tire treads. I could not have done it on my own. As I have places after where I remember seeing a corner slanted part of plant. I could tell you it was green.

But that was all I remember seeing. As he was pushing and taking over my lane, I have another blank spot I cannot recall. I saw those tires in the struggle so close as the water flew up through the tires. I was scarred to death.

I thought that was it! Only God knows how I survived the accident. I had multiple injuries and had to have multiple spinal surgeries with fusions, and walk with a cane at 37 because my back is messed up.

But I do see my children and although my loss has been substantial of self and career. By the Grace of God, I was given more time! I was given life!

I know the angels were guiding and protecting me from me killed. The crank case on the vehicle was cracked. It wasn't just banged aroung, but the pressure was so great it sucked in the vehicle and disaligned it.

Following this experience I started getting images in my photo's. This started the night before my childrens birthday party as I filled the trees with silver shinning stars, and lights all lit up for a mystical magical fairytale party.

The atmosphere was amazingly different as it was like a fog type in the air. But the air was light as a feather. I felt like I was just light as a feather and floating. As if I was being embraced by the foggy like air.

The pictures had kept getting more and more elaborate. I was not the only one who saw the images. There incredible! So I could easily say our lives are touched by the angels and they truly are amongst us always!

I had a protection order hearing coming up to keep us safe. I now believe and understand, by the grace of God I was redemeed to keep my children safe from the seen and unseen. For some it is hard to comprehend and understand.

But it is real and we survived what we endured.We are working hard through great intensive therapy to heal our family through all we went through from surviving to thriving. Giving all I got mind, heart and soul. There is more to this story but I will keep it as brief as I can.

I hope and pray people can believe through this past cynisms that angels are amongst us everyday. Sometimes we all forget how hard they work, and all they do on our behalf.

We need to stop and Thank, Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the blessed trinity, all angels, saints and spirits for our lives everyday.

Thank You,

Catherine Eisenhart

Angel Stories

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.

Angel Stories

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  1. Angel to the rescue, by Mary
  2. i saw the light of glory, by grace.p.
  3. Saved from death, by Sylvia
  4. saving an infant, by Amanda Allen
  5. PROTECTORS, by Paul
  6. A is for Archangel, by Mary Brown
  7. the two, by kerry
  8. A Beautiful Glow, by Angela
  9. Not Just an Ordinary Man, by Summer DeFelice
  10. Relax, by William Jensen
  11. St. Raphael, by Richard M. Hanisits, M.Ed.
  12. No Title, by Amy
  13. clouds, by bob wintersons
  14. baby angel, by Anna
  15. Angels, by Debra Smith
  16. A Blessed Life, by Emma
  17. Saved by a legion of Angels, by Catherine Eisenhart
  18. My Wedding day, by Jennifer Smith Barras
  19. Dad, by Kathy Armstrong Alegria
  20. Archangel Gaberial, by Curt
  21. Angels by the road, by Holly B
  22. The Angel Who Lost Her Tree, by Joe DiMino
  23. SARAH, by Colleen Ferguson
  24. whatever you do to the least of my brothers, by Manny
  25. Angel in the crib, by Emma
  1. Angel of the Miraculous Medal, by Nicole Curry
  2. car accident, by Tiffany
  3. Highway Angel, by GilbertTX
  4. a brief glimpse, by valerie
  5. My Guardian Angel Encounter, by Doris Van Wiltenburg
  6. Out Of The Woods, by Carol Ross
  7. angel in the sky, by L. Hernandez
  8. Must go to church!, by Angela Lopez
  9. Car Angel, by LISA MENINO
  10. Vietnam War Miracle, by Sidney Mathious
  11. Miracle as a child playing, by Sidney Mathious
  12. angel walked with me all day, by ashlea
  13. The Dove, by Michael De La Cerda
  14. Peace, by Carrie
  15. A visit at night, by G. Milling
  16. While in France., by Nita C. Hicks
  17. Angel told me my mother would be ok, by Joe Genovese
  18. Road side assistance, by Joe Genovese
  19. The Blessed Mother in a dream, by D. Mather CA
  20. my story, by me
  21. saved by angel, by lisa badon
  22. Saved By An Angel, by Lisa
  23. Angel Kisses, by Sarah Malone
  24. Dream of a voice and white surroundings, by Mary in NJ
  25. Auto Accident, by MaryinNJ

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