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My Angels Said Hello
by Vicky Bowker Jeter

Sunday, October 27, 2002

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I have long believed in angels--
that among us they freely come and go.
But I had never invited them into my day,
nor taken time to say, "Hello."

There came a gentle shift in Time,
like little birds whispering in ears;
over a period of about six months
I found images of angels everywhere.

Then on my 32nd birthday
my angels comissioned a line to talk
through the gift of a precious friend--
a telling book, "Where Angels Walk."

The book is all of testimony
from people just like you and I.
One was surely saved from drowning;
another swears he saw his angels fly!

Now I was smack-dab within this reading
on a Tuesday afternoon
when amidst running an errand
I discovered my wallet was gone.

At first flirting with sheer panic,
the readings reminded me to pray.
My mind was so awhirl
I bothered not with what to say;

Yet sensing I could have someone's ear:

"Somebody please protect my wallet.
Somebody please protect my wallet."

Too prudent to abandon the practical,
I flew through my apartment gate
to get to a phone and cancel my cards,
I could not afford to hesitate.

Leaving my apartment door wide open
I took one quick look around.
Finally feeling certain
my wallet was nowhere to be found

Sinking down on my couch
to pick up the phone
suddenly two strange voices I heard--

Could this be it? I stopped myself;
my heart leapt without saying a word!

And the man walked right through my door--
this man had never seen before
approached as if a lifelong friend
to place my wallet right in my hand!

"My God, kind sir, you cannot believe
the miracle you've just been a part!"

"Oh, but I can ma'm," said he with a smile.
I have no doubt it was divine direction
that lead me to find this on the highway--
you have some powerful protection . . .

for not only to find it, but then to find you!
This is surely a feat only heavan could do.





This story is true in it's entirety. The timing of the moment he handed me my wallet could not have
been more precise. He was a man on his way to
work traveling down a highway near my house at
50 mph, when he caught sight of something in his
rear view mirror. He was moved to pick it up and
take time to find my house rather any one of countless other options he might have chosen to let me know he had it. And, yes, since that day I talk to my angels as my best friends. I am convinced with deep conviction that we tangibly experience their presence in our lives equally to the extent that we actively open the door.

Vicky Bowker Jeter

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Reviewed by Birdie Houston 2/1/2003
Loved your write it was very interesting
Reviewed by Diane (Angel Baby) 1/3/2003
How lovely Vicky! What an upper. Makes me wanna talk and listen to mine. Blessings..DW
Reviewed by Melissa Rives 12/1/2002
A beautiful story through your poetry...yes, they are there!
Reviewed by Poetry Deborah 11/24/2002
Just beautiful, Vickey. I too have been visited by an angel...many years ago. This is an awesome testament to the power of our Lord God. 10+++
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 11/17/2002
A very moving story. Oh I certainly believe. I have one. Her name is Betty, and she has a halo.
Reviewed by richard poor 11/17/2002
i like your thought on this.....
Reviewed by Sherry Gibson 11/16/2002
I've never quite thought about it this way, but a very interesting and unique idea. I liked the way you were able to tell the entire story through poetry.
Reviewed by TOMSDATTAR 11/16/2002
good one
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 11/16/2002
they are everywhere.. but we hardly ever call them what they are.. they understand that and come to us anyway. this was so moving.. I can relate. sweetly written as well. katy.
Reviewed by Janeen Robichaud 11/7/2002
I have also experienced angels in my life. If not for them I wouldn't be here today. This is an excellent write. I wish you continued success, in writing and in life.
Reviewed by Angela Velez (Reader) 11/6/2002
i believe in angels 100% i talk to them each night and day. ur are lucky. i srnd to umy best wishes that you are always blessed as u were above.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 11/3/2002
Hummmm. Was he married???
Nice write...~E
Reviewed by Sandi Braveheart 10/29/2002
yes-there is no such thing as coincidence -
be it an angel or energies spirit...
nice write...
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 10/29/2002
This lovely piece gave me big time goosebumps, Vicky! Thanks for the belief, in angels....

Erin
:)
Reviewed by Betty Rickard 10/28/2002
So beautiful..Excellent write..
Be blessed,
Betty
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 10/28/2002
Excellent heartfelt writing!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/28/2002
touching write, vicky!
Reviewed by Sally Montoye 10/28/2002
I love this! Great story. Thanks!
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 10/28/2002
Inspiring, expressive write!
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 10/28/2002
A grateful, graceful write
Reviewed by Thelma Shutters (Reader) 10/28/2002
This should give us all so much faith in God. Thank You for sharing . Thelma
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 10/28/2002
Glad it had a happy ending for you in this small miracle.
Amor
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 10/27/2002
Yes Vicky, what else could he have been but an Angel? This was so interesting. Bill
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 10/27/2002
This is wonderful Vicky, great write!
Jack
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 10/27/2002
Excellent write. touching.
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