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There Are Angels in Your Life

This bench is easy to construct and is portable. It is an excellent spot to enjoy some cool breezes and hear the sounds of nature.

No matter whether you attend a church on Sunday or not, Angels are very real in your life, on a daily basis. Not all of them are of the divine kind...the ones we think of as emissaries of God. While they are very present and very real, they are not the only ones that are ever present in your life.

There are Angels walking beside you right now. They are waiting to help you with a flat tire, to lift heavy packages into your car or home, to rake your lawn, to provide a listening ear without judging, to walk with you in joy and in sorrow.

And, you often are an Angel to someone else, even if unwittingly.

Find your Angels

Be an Angel.

It's amazing what can truly happen, how your life can be so grand; when you give up trying on your own, and let an angel hold your hand.

— author unknown

Be Still and Feel the Angels


Without a doubt Angels surround us.

That knowledge offers great comfort to me and my family and to many of my friends.

Some Angels are divine and walk with us as each new day dawns, through the difficult and through the wonderful.

Others are sweet friends and family with whom we may spend some part of each day. They are there to support, encourage, advise, and uplift us.

What a blessing these Angels are!!!

Praying for health and well being.

Praying for health and well being.

Angels around us, angels beside us, angels within us. Angels are watching over you when times are good or stressed. Their wings wrap gently around you, whispering you are loved and blessed.

— Angel Blessing

Prayer? Angels?

What is prayer?

Prayer is communion with God. It is a time of thanksgiving. And I personally do have so much for which I can give thanks. It is a time of asking: for continued blessings for loved ones and friends and even those with whom I am not acquainted; for healthy bodies and minds and for prosperity. It is a time to pray for leadership in our government and the governments of the world that will make sense of all that is happening in the world today. And prayer is so much more. We each have a way to explain this special communion with our God.

What are angels??

Angels are God's messengers sent to protect and comfort us---all of us. I can feel their presence and know that they are with me.

It is my belief that we all have for sure a host of earthly Angels who are always ready to comfort, console, uplift, advise, and listen. All of the Angels I am surrounded by see me through the dark, treacherous times and rejoice with me when remarkably lovely events happen.

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These are my own personal explanations. I am not a theologian and do not believe that my understanding and explanation of them needs to be interpreted by someone else. It is a personal experience and journey as I seek greater understanding.

When you wake up with a song stuck in your head, it means an angel sang you to sleep.

— Denise Baer

Angels do surround us

Throughout my lifetime Angels come to my family and me again and again. These Angels come when most needed and least expected. I have no doubt. Not for one minute.

Those of you that have read my hubs know that my family has had its share of illness which happens to many families across our nation and throughout the world.

Doctors have shared ominous warnings in their prognosis for those that I love. And there have been times when those loved ones have succumbed to their illness. There are loved ones who have are living today that were told many years ago that their lives would end very soon. And the fact that they are still on the planet defies some scientific explanation.

A few of the doctors have described their ability to survive despite the diseases that ravage their bodies as miraculous. There is no other way to explain it except that a miracle has happened several doctors have told them.


My daughter Stephanie was told she would never live to give birth to this child.


When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.

— Mary Baker Eddy

Sometimes I Do

Sometimes I do feel the rustle of their wings, I do....perhaps it is wishful wanting, longing. but I definitely agree with Ms. Eddy that I feel a life giving love and sense of renewal within my heart.

A Fervent Prayer

The Prayer

Part of the lyrics to the song...for you....

"I pray you'll be our eyes, and watch us where we go.

And help us to be wise in times when we don't know

Let this be our prayer, when we lose our way

Lead us to the place, guide us with your grace

To a place where we'll be safe

La luce che tu hai

I pray we'll find your light

nel cuore restera

and hold it in our hearts.

a ricordarci che

When stars go out each night,

eterna stella sei

The light you have

I pray we'll find your light

will be in the heart

and hold it in our hearts.

to remember us that

When stars go out each night,

you are eternal star

Nella mia preghiera

Let this be our prayer

quanta fede c'e

when shadows fill our day

No time for sorrow

This may sound bizarre but there are times when I want to run up and down the street shouting aloud how blessed I know we are and believing our lives are wrapped in a cloak of HOPE.

There are also times when I want to run up and down the street screaming and crying. On the days when my family has gotten the results of another test which reveals that their numbers have tanked. The same feeling washes over me when a PET scan shows that a tumor has grown remarkably rather than decreased in size.

My soul cries out for them. I wish that I could fix them.

Why can't I find a way to make their maladies go away?

Why can't I take away their pain?

Recently new, more serious phases in my daughter's illness have shown their ugly faces to us. And so I retreat into myself and try to make sense of it and try to find a way that I can help ease the pain. And there are ways, and, I do those but it is not enough.

At these times do I cry out to God, "Why have you forsaken me? Why have you forsaken my child?"

For those of you who have read a number of my writings you know the answer. I do not believe that God abandons and forsakes us. I do not think that illness is of God. I do believe that He is right here where He is each and every moment. He is carrying us right now as He has done many times. And I feel His presence and the presence of the Angels who bring me the comfort I need to struggle through this new sorrow that has entered our lives.

And I shake myself off as I remember my mantra, our mantra:

Do not miss today...not one moment of it. Every day really and truly offers us more opportunities to love and cherish one another.

There is no time for sorrow and sadness and trying to second guess the future. This day is the day to live and relish the moments that await us.

Praying and sending Angels in our community

Prayer can be shared within our communities. It can be done so in such a way that everyone's needs are heard. If the members of your community are also praying for each other, it will make a difference in your community.

My Mother said to us often when my sisters and I were children the following verse from Matthew:

Matthew 25:40...'And the King will answer them, Truly I say to you as you did it to the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.' Jesus had told his followers that if they fed the hungry, clothed the naked, and visited those who were jailed, it was as if they had done it to Him."

Praying for your neighbors is you giving your neighbors a cup of spiritual food to energize and strengthen their lives.

Angels among us

For years and years, Angels have been a part of my life and the part of the lives of family. Many of these Angels are what I call Earthly Angels. They are the ones who support and lift us up when we need it most. They are there for us on a daily basis when everything is just fine in our lives.

You probably are an Angel. Giving love and support and helping another just because is an Angelic gesture. You do not wait to see if someone needs your help. You offer it freely and without no expectation of anything in return.

That is what an Earthly Angel is. Someone who sees a need and fills it.

Celestial Angels too are here among us each moment of every day. Watching over us and sheltering us during the times when we think we just cannot handle one more thing.

We can feel their presence. They give you, me, us the strength to face any new challenge and move forth.

Angels have watched over my eldest grandson, Jay, since he was a young baby and continue to do so today.


Become a lighthouse

Lighthouses are the beacon in the night, signaling that danger is imminent. Somewhere I read that the first lighthouses were not actually structures but were fires built along the shore to warn of dangerous rocks or other hidden dangers. As time progressed, structures were erected to warn sailors of those dangers.

I would like to think that lighthouses served another purpose as well. When those traveling by sea spied a lighthouse, perhaps they were reassured that land was not far off. Safety awaited if they could skirt the danger they were warned of by these beacons of light in the night.They gave direction to the sailors.

You ask God's blessings on them. All of the members of the household. Begin with the house next door. Pray for them fervently. Move from house to house in this same manner.

Collective praying, asking God to bless everyone in your town is a gesture, but I have always believed that the more specific I can be when I pray, the more effective my prayers are.

Prayer has power far beyond the words we utter when they are spoken. When you pray for those in each house, call them by name as you pray. However, if you do not know names, you can still ask God to bless each member of that home.

You can ask for health in all areas of their lives...physical, spiritual, financial. You can ask God to touch their lives and guide and protect them each day.

Make your prayers personal

If you know a family has a particular struggle, pray that God can send them peace and the strength to endure. Ask Him to bless them with that 'peace that passes all understanding' when they are struggling with something they feel is beyond their ability to handle on their own.

When praying, more than anything, I ask for God to help me to know the direction I should go with decisions I need to make. I prayed over whether I should share this with you, my Hub Community. And, you see the decision I was lead to. I have a whole new Community to pray for now.

As the lighthouse, you are sending God to each of those homes even those who do not realize they are never alone.

Thanking God for being here for me whenever I reach out is one more opportunity to send praise for all of my blessings.

I know I do not walk alone, neither do you, nor the members of your community.

Find your Angels...pray fervently. It will make a difference in your life and in the lives of others.

Sending Angels and prayers to each of you.


© 2012 Patricia Scott


Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on June 17, 2014:

hi starstream

Sending you many Angels to comfort you and your loved one. Believe. And know that God is in the house.

Dreamer at heart from Northern California on June 15, 2014:

I need angels for myself and a special loved one who is detained in Egypt. We met online. He traveled to Egypt to do a construction bid job. Everything went wrong. He is a dear Christian filled with love and compassion. Will he ever be able to come back home?

Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on January 21, 2013:


Good morning

And reading what you wrote this morning has brought me to tears...this has been a very difficult month for my baby girl who is 40 by the way but forever my baby. This is all so very close to my heart right now..and I usually suppress my tears but this morning they just came.

She is home from the hospital but is having new issues due to the meds she is on...and it is likely she will be readmitted. She has an abscess on a tonsil that just won't heal. They are trying to heal it so they can remove the tonsil She has so many other issues from her cancer and the different chemos and radiation that it is hard to treat her. She has MS and fibro and is on daily lovenox shots as she has strokes and they are trying to thin her blood

Without the Angels that have walked with us I know we would never have been able to make this journey. I can so identify with what you said for that reason.

Thank you for stopping by and for caring.

Sending you special Angels

Mary Hyatt from Florida on January 20, 2013:

I do hope by the time you read my comment, your daughter will be much improved. I just reread your profile (I had read it some time ago), and learned of her illness. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

I do believe in angels that are sent to us by God to help us in our time of need. And I do believe in prayer. I've had some bad times in my life and if had not had God to talk to, I would not have made it.

I voted this UP, etc.

Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on January 03, 2013:

This topic is one that is truly from my heart. My family like so many have had our mountains to climb and the angels that surround us have made that possible. I really do not know how we would survive without the power of prayer in our lives and the Angels who keep us lifted up.

Sending some of these Angels to you...:) ps

Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on January 03, 2013:

This topic is one that is truly from my heart. My family like so many have had our mountains to climb and the angels that surround us have made that possible. I really do not know how we would survive without the power of prayer in our lives and the Angels who keep us lifted up.

Sending some of these Angels to you...:) ps

Connie Smith from Southern Tier New York State on January 03, 2013:

pstraubie48, I believe in Angels!! I pray everyday in thanks to God for all His blessings, for my life and for all the things He and His Angels do for me and my family each and every day. They have seen me through so many of life's ups and downs and kept my Faith strong and healthy.

Thank you so much for this beautiful article. I have voted it Up, Useful, Beautiful, Awesome and Interesting, also Pinned and Shared.


Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on October 08, 2012:

You are right. keeping our faith and strength are gifts we receive through prayer and the Angels that are sent to watch over us. Thank you for stopping by, new Friend. :)

Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on October 08, 2012:

Good morning Michele

Honestly I do not think that I could have made this journey without God's Angels and with earthly Angels to lift up and reassure me. And I so agree that our Angels protect us each day, every step.

Thank you for the vote and for stopping by. I will be over to visit soon.

Michele Travis from U.S.A. Ohio on October 08, 2012:

Thank you for sharing this with us. When I pray, I ask God to let His angels protect me. And I can feel the angels around me. God loves us so much, and there are so many angels that want to protect us from the evil one.

Vote up.

God bless you.

Puneet Chawla from Delhi on October 08, 2012:

Really, Great post. It's true that we are blessed by GOD. And prayers have strength to entourage us for having deep faith in the presence of God's angels all around us.

Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on October 07, 2012:

Hi FaithDream

So glad to see you stopped by. I do so feel connected and that is a huge help in times of adversity. I strive to find peace and answers through prayer and the Angels. Thank you for stopping by. i really do admire the prayer you shared.

FaithDream from (Midwest) USA on October 07, 2012:

What a beautiful hub! Thank you Pstraubie for linking my prayers hub here. Indeed we have Angels surrounding us.. I'd like to think that our guardian Angels are with us always and after my parents passed away, I imagine their guardians are with me as well.

Thank you for an uplifting and inspirational hub, may all who reads this be blessed.

Patricia Scott (author) from North Central Florida on October 07, 2012:

Good morning, on this Lord's Day, Faith

your words have brought tears to my eyes as you so kindly speak of me. Struggling right now to be strong and am calling on all of my Angels . You know, I am blessed to have met you here on HP as reading your words in your hubs and your words in comments you make uplift me.

Thank you Sweet Friend for stopping by.

Love in Christ, ps

Faith Reaper from southern USA on October 07, 2012:

Morning my dearest Sister in Christ Pstraubie,

Thanks for sharing with all of us your beautiful words to glorify our Lord God and to speak of those angels all around us each day. Prayer is so very essential as part of that personal intimate relationship with Him, and not to just ask Him to do whatever. I, too, have known of His great mercies, love and healing. And I am aware of the angels all around me, sent as His messengers. You are one of those angels right here on this planet dear one, as your light truly shines so brilliantly. Voted Way Up to the Heavens, except funny. God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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