By: annabelle reiger
Location: belle vernon pa USA
on june 19 1993 4 days before our 4th wedding anniversary my husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer. i was numb, being in nursing i knew what to expect. my ken was a fighter, the doctors gave him 30 days to live. he surprised everyone and lived 5 month's. he always said he was going to fight for me. about 4 weeks before he died i heard him talking to someone as he lay on the sofa, when i asked him who he was talking to he said no-one. as his condition worsened he was admitted to the hospital. on wed. the24 of nov. i went to get him some choclate milk which he craved. as i walked into his room a woman who i thought was a nurse walked by me. i stopped in the doorway and my husbands arms were reaching out. i asked him who he was reaching for, he said that was his angle wasn't she beautiful. i turned to see where she went , there was no one anywhere around. since i was in the doorway i would have seen her. he said wasn't she beautiful, i said yes she was. then something occured to me. that woman i thought was a nurse had on a long flowing gown, and she seemed to float. he then told me she was taking him home in two days. 2 days later i lost my soul mate. since that day i have collected angels. i am a private duty home health aide. my last six patients were terminal. on every vist to them i would always see an angel before the patient passed. i have always felt privileged to have witnessed this beautiful scene. they bring you peace, and help you to prepare. God has blessed me that i can see his beautiful angels.
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 Marshall Connolly, (California Network)
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