"Angels Among Us" as written by Don Goodman and Becky Hobbs....
I was walkin'home from school
On a cold winter day,
Took a short cut through the woods
And I lost my way.
It was gettin' late, and I was scared and alone.
Then a kind old man took my hand, and led me home.
Mama couldn't see him,
But he was standing there,
And I knew in my heart
He was the answer to my prayer.

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 a light of love.

When life held troubled 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
Now ain't it kind of funny
At the dark end of the road
Someone light the way with just a single ray of hope.


They wear so many faces,
Show up in the strangest places
And grace us with their mercies in our time of need.


To guide us with a light of love

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"Angels Among Us" as written by Don Goodman, Becky Hobbs

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    General CommentI THINK that what this song is saying is that there are always going to be angels among us in a way, whether u can or cant see them. they might be a real angel they might be your best friend but somehow someway u will know when u find them. and in times of need and hurt when someone comes to comfort u or to tell u it is going to be ok or tryes to help u that that shows they care and understand what u r going through.
    dragon_wizardon January 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is telling people that no matter what you do or where u are, there is always somebody watching over u. This is one of my favorite 'country songs'.
    softballslmmr12on June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me incredibly sad everytime i hear it. last year my friend's brother (ryan) committed suicide. they played a tape of ryan singing it from a choir concert the year before...

    lost.faithon April 20, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti was a little kid and everytime i heard this song cause of the line "a phone call from a friend, just to say I understand" cause my best friend moved that year. i was only like 8, but i still feel it when i hear it
    knuckball7on September 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me think about life and how there really are angels among us. They help us through our tough times and guide us through life. I only listen to country music, and this is a really great song!
    apaintedbarnon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General Commentby lienie2 on 08-24-2006
    I love the song. During a very tryng time at work, my co-workers offered me comfort and encouraging words, telling me to hang in there and that God is watching over me.
    lienieon August 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSuch a cute song! I love it! It was sung at camp and loved it. GREAT
    I_LOVE_CAMPon April 18, 2006   Link

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