This isn't a "do you believe in religion or not" thread. I don't really want to debate that, by posting in this thread I'll be assuming you are a believer in some way shape form or fashion. I mean you are in the Religion section Inspired by a Country song from the Group "Alabama" I got to thinking about all of the acquaintances I've had throughout my life and how although most have been nothing out of the ordinary. I have met few people who seem to have come out of the blue and seemed absolute genuine. Now the lyrics / message of the song are simple: "Oh, I believe there are Angels Among us, sent down to us, from somewhere up above. They come to you and me, in our darkest hours. To show us how to live, to teach us how to give. To guide us with the light of love." Now I got to thinking about that little verse in contrast with those out of the blue acquaintances I've made and how they have helped point me in the right direction when I've felt lost on my own, then up and disappeared (not literally... we just never contacted again). now the next verse to the song puts another spin on this that actually builds another side for the concept of "Angel". "When life held trouble times, and had me down on my knees, there's always been someone to come along and comfort me a kind word from a stranger to lend a helping hand a phone call from a friend just to say I understand. But aint it kind a funny, at the dark end of the road, that someone lights the way with just a single ray of Hope" Now I feel this verse is also important because I feel it may tie in to those who don't necessarily feel we literally have Angels Among us. That the real magic is just worked by friends and family, even strangers. So do you feel there are Angels Among us? Or are these instances just Genuine acts of Life, Love, and Light from other People?