An Angel to Watch Over Me: True Stories of Children's Encounters with Angels

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Loyola Press, Mar 1, 2012 - Religion - 144 pages
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Children are known to have wild imaginzations, which explains why their stuffed animals talk and invisible friends get invited to tea parties. So it's no wonder than when a child reports a personal encounter with an angel, adults tend to dismiss it with a wry smile and say, "That's nice, sweetie. Why don't you go outside and play?"

But Joan Wester Anderson says "not so fast." If Jesus himself taught that the kingdom of heaven belongs to children, there's no reason in the world not to believe that God can reveal his love to little ones through angels. In An Angel to Watch Over Me (originally published by Random House in 1994, with sales of 150,000 copies), Anderson shares more than 30 stories of children's experiences with celestial beings--from a boy whose angels helps him conquer his fear of thunderstorms to a girl who is miraculously rescued from her burning home.

From angels who combat evil and darkness to angels who bring news of comfort and joy, each of these accounts is grounded in traditional Christian belief, eschewing any New Age interpretation of the events. For all who are open to the possibility that even children can have authentic spiritual lives--and that attaining a certain age is not a prerequisite for God to touch our lives in the form of heavenly helpers--this book is sure to stir the soul and fan the faith.

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I recently purchased An Angel to Watch Over Me because I have a copy of this book in my personal favorites library a gift from my daughter and I wanted to give a friend a copy for her own library ... Read full review

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The recent flood of best sellers detailing celestial encounters suggests that angels may soon give Bigfoot and Elvis a run for their money. Anderson's previous report, Where Angels Walk (Ballantine, 1993), sold more than 250,000 copies. Read full review


Angels and Children
Never Alone
A Helping Hand
On Guard
Comfort for Joe
Miracle at Cokeville
Lady in the Light
Holy Orbs
Grannys Angel
They See?
Heavenly Housekeepers
Miracles on the Way
A Message for Joanie
Winged Warriors
A Cradle of Love
The Christmas Angel

Find It
Angel of Mercy
Visitors from Above
Dress Rehearsal
Note from the Author

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Joan Wester Anderson is the author of the New York Times best seller Where Angels Walk and has written a total of eight books on angels and miracles sice 1992. Known as the "Angel Lady," she is a frequent guest on readio and television talk shows. Anderson and her husband live in Prospect Heights, Illinois.

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