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You Should Watch - Angel Stories

By: Christian Duguay

Location: Los Angeles CA USA

When I was nine years old, I lived in the Arizona desert. On walks home from my bus stop, I would cut through a field of cactus and dry brush, and think about God and Heaven. I didn't grow up in a religious family and we never talked about God, but I always knew He was there. There was never any doubt.


As I grew older, however, I fell away from my talks with God, and I stopped my prayers. My faith waned and my heart hardened with the wrong groups of kids and sinful desires.


But, my faith is back now. One thing that always helps bring me back, when I have a weakness of faith, is something that happened during one afternoon walk through the desert. As I wandered along a narrow path through some olive trees and sage brush , a little voice in my head said, "You should watch for snakes." This voice was not a thought. We all know the pattern of our own thoughts. We recognize them as being self-generated. But this voice was not mine. I looked down to see a long rattlesnake stretched out, directly in my path, warming itself in the hot sun. I froze, terrified. For a long moment I couldn't move - scared of the snake, but also petrified that something had just spoken to me.


One could call it a coincidence. People who walk through the desert are always watching out for snakes - this just happened to be an instance when there was one lying in my path. Here's the thing: It happen a split second before I stepped on it. The voice was not mine. I believe it was an angel. I will always be grateful to the angel who spoke to me. Not just for the safety he or she provided me at that moment, but for the faith that moment has instilled in me. And there is meaning in that warning: "You should watch out for snakes."


Indeed, we should watch out for them, and we should watch out not to let ourselves become one.


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. Wrong place at the right time, by Kelly
  2. Almost Hit by a Trailer, by Judith G.
  3. Faith, by Belinda
  4. Angel at Concert, by John Green
  5. The lady with the glasses, by Diana
  6. War in Heaven, by Yohan ben Mich-el
  7. Angel visit after surgery, by Jen Duran
  8. Angels working overtime, by R. Norman
  9. A Miracle for Daddy, by DeNeen Grant Meyers
  10. An angel who came in a dream , by Janet Lachance
  1. A Cool Touch, by Forrest Walker
  2. Blow of an Angel, by May S. Pagkatipunan, Sta. Mesa Manila, Philippines
  3. A Voice Saved me, by Judith G.
  4. My Angel, by deb
  5. The family angel, by Julie Brown-Williams
  6. Healing in His Wings, by Lisa Twilley
  7. A rose from dad, by Maggie Castaneda
  8. life saver , by paul
  9. saved, by anon
  10. An angels blessing, by
  11. Angel In a Uniform, by LaVon Mauck
  12. ball of light, by mariadelosangeles
  13. BEAMING HAPPINESS, by abby
  14. stranded, by jtownbit
  15. Angel by my Side, by Nicolas Ramon
  16. Healing Miracle, by Evangelina
  17. Angel over my shoulder, by Kathleen Young
  18. My Angel, by Julia Ardon
  19. reassuring angel, by Maggie
  20. baby angel, by Michelle Gabrielle
  1. The Love of Christ, by j.t.
  2. Touch of a hand, by Therese Scott
  3. Angel in the light of God, by Sarah Brooks
  4. Curtain Call/ Top of the Mark, by ST Wein
  5. Choosing the Path, by Bill Hofmann
  6. Miss Jane, by Thomas M
  7. Angelic Eyes, by Daniel M.
  8. I think I was my guardian angel!, by Peggy Atatise
  9. My mother passed away but she still visits me, by Jonio Hernandez
  10. one call, by gloria barrera
  11. My beloved Dad is my Guardian Angel, by Rita Henry
  12. The Great Angel, by K. G.
  13. In the hands of my Guardian Angel, by Abiola Adelakun
  14. Hospital Angel, by Diane Mechling
  15. Angel Wings, by Maria Sanchez
  16. site of spirits, by John Tankersley
  17. Angels walk among us too., by Chaz Kraiza
  18. Saved by an angel, by Kevin Coyne
  19. A Lesson, by Rey Aranas
  20. my angel was sent to save me, by Carlos Perez

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