The Angels and Demons That Walk Among Us

Jason Vitug
4 min readFeb 7, 2024

There’s a saying that angels walk among us.

I truly believe that.

There are people who are just pure light who brighten up our days. They can be family and friends. They could be coworkers and strangers. These people are helpful, kind, and supportive.

I’ve learned that there are demons that walk among us too.

The people who enjoy seeing others in misery and torment. They want to spread negativity and chaos. Instead of lifting you up, they want to tear you down. They take pride in seeing others in pain and aren’t afraid to stoke the fire.

I’ve thought about this for years. I’ve shared this idea with close friends. Some agree. Some laugh it off. Some think I’m becoming overtly religious. None of it is true. Or maybe some of it is.

This thought came back to me because of an exchange with a person this morning.


I was walking my dog, enjoying the start of a beautiful day. The sun was shining. The sky was cloudless, having the brightest of blues. And there was a slight chill in the air that often makes early morning walks for me all the more enjoyable.

My dog and I are slow walkers. We take our time. I let her sniff and stare at whatever catches her fancy. Often it’s birds or…



Jason Vitug

Happiness and wellness advocate. Founder, creator Road to Financial Wellness. Preorder Happy Money Happy Life >