Angel sightings rank high among supernatural
phenomena, and the heavenly angel in hospital experience is just the
latest - reported - meet up with angel wings. Whether it is a death
angel, an angel from God, or a spirit being sent down from heaven, the
increasing number of recent angel sightings is giving pause to
believers and even skeptics.
Angel in Hospital Caught on Film
Banton is no stranger to prayer and the hope for angel wings. A regular
at the bedside of her daughter, Ms. Banton has been hoping against
reason for a miracle. The Charlotte Observer reports that the Banton family removed their daughter from the ventilator on November 1st with the understanding that the 14 year old might not make it home this year - or ever.
the child lingered on but did not get better. An oxygen mask was used,
but once again the family prepared for the worst. After saying goodbye
to their daughter, the decision was made to also remove the oxygen mask
as well. It was on this day of November 5th that a nurse
noticed a bright light appearing on the monitor and to Ms. Banton and
family it was clear it had to be an angel in the hospital.
Needless to say, the angel in the hospital appears to have been a heavenly angel and the youngster had a miraculous recovery.
It's a Flash; it's a Light, but It Cannot Possibly Be an Angel
In a day and age when it is easier to believe in an intricate technology malfunction that somehow projects lights
at certain angles -- or a case of mass hysteria where a group of people
all have the same hallucination -- than in the appearance of a heavenly
angel in a hospital, the detractors of the story are not far behind.
The foregoing not withstanding, angel sightings are on the rise. There is the photo of an angel at what should have been a deadly car crash, real angel sightings are discussed on forums, and websites
discussing the intervention of angels are legion. Granted, frequently
these photos and encounters are recalled and posted on sites that hock
psychic readings and other goodies, but does this take away from their
In his writing entitled Has Secularism Emptied the World of Angels, Howard Worsley suggests that "many people will not actually own up to such experiences until they are sure that they are safe to do so;" after perusing the responses to angel postings on the 'Net, I can empathize with this attitude.
Sources: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/141/story/431132.html; http://www.angelsghosts.com/real_angel_picture.html; http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=62091; http://www.modchurchunion.org/Publications/ModernBelieving/Apr08/49.2%20H%20Worsley%20Angels.doc