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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.


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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. An angel heard my prayer, by Maria Cabral
  2. Timothy, by RICHARD BURDITT JR
  3. My life was saved, by Amanda Theobald
  4. Angel Power, by Shirley Abuel
  5. Angel outside the Parish, by Abram Toa
  6. You Should Watch, by Christian Duguay
  7. How an angel saved my daughter, by Patricia Ten Eyck
  8. I am okay now, by Jessica Edwards
  9. An angel saved my life, by Vincent Parise
  10. They came to take him home, by Elizabeth Conner-Ster
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  1. Driving with angels..., by Lori Leissner
  2. Angel with A White Beard, by Sam Ramirez
  3. Angel in Waiting, by Mike Seddon
  4. My angel brought me home, by Nena Sunico
  5. Thank you, by Julie Power
  6. Saved from ferocious dogs, by Roger Hayes
  7. Angel Abby, by Billy Fisher
  8. Visit from an Angel, by holly mora
  9. Saved from emotional hell, by Paul
  10. A Tall White Angel, by Noelia R. Cambero
  11. There is no doubt Angels are real, by sheree davenport
  12. The Power of the Rosary, by Rosalie Francaviglia
  13. World Trade Center Angels, by Roxanne Cintron
  14. Elaines Angles, by Margaret Graham
  15. An Angelic Appearence , by Sunaira Barkat
  16. Touched By An Angel, by Debra Sueper
  17. We are never alone, by Bonnie Franklin
  18. The faith of my Grandmother, by Daphne Hebert
  19. Angel of comfort, by Arlene Hiles
  20. I did not think of God at all until I saw my granddaddy, by lindsey stewart

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  1. Touched by an Angel, by Tina Willis
  2. Watching My Back, by Amanda Joiner
  3. Mother's Encounter with Angels, by MARIBEL GONZALEZ
  4. Thoughts of My Angel!, by Marsha Neuschwanter
  5. Guardian Angel, by Michael Gomez
  6. My Aunt's Prayer, by valerie coranado
  7. Angel Mechanic, by Christine Clarke
  8. Angel at Bedtime, by Renee Woznesensky
  9. Erin, by Leigh Boyles
  10. The cook , by Robert Clements
  11. Long Hair, by Crystal Denney
  12. It's Mother Calling, by John Nichols
  13. Treasure our gifts, by Kim J.
  14. Angel sent by God, by Ellaine Manansala
  15. I feel a very nice and strong Perfume for some Seconds, by Stella Nkhonya
  16. The Ring of the Telephone, by Ellen Nipper
  17. Needed Help, by Ralph M
  18. Guardian Angel, by Maria
  19. When we think no one else , by Nancy Sonier
  20. Miracle Baby, by Rene Schneider

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