You Are Surrounded by Angels
As I paid for my purchase at a department store, I noticed three
golden angel pins upon a nearby clerk's sweater. I complimented the woman
on her angel jewelry, and the clerk who was ringing-up my sale commented,
"Maybe I should start wearing angel pins, too. Then I can be lucky
"Luck!" I thought to myself as I caught the eye of the angel-wearing
woman. She winked at me in mutual acknowledgment that "luck"
plays no part in the miracles that come your way when you invite angels
into your life. The woman explained that twice recently, she'd experienced
miraculous protection at the department store from her angels. First,
her stolen purse was recovered intact within an hour of the incident.
Second, as a rack full of heavy clothing was falling on her, it miraculously
changed direction and fell a different way.
As the angel-clad clerk and I swapped angelic intervention stories, the
eyes of the woman in front me grew large. "Do I have angels?"
she wanted to know, and then asked, "How can I get them to help me,
too?" We always benefit whenever we invite angels into our lives.
To acquaint you better with the angels in your midst, let's start by looking
at the different roles angels can take. Three categories of angels help
us here on earth:
1. Guardian angels.
Everyone has a guardian angel, with no exceptions.
I've met people who doubted whether they deserved to have a guardian angel.
Please know that you have a guardian angel with you, guaranteed! This
is the angel who constantly stays with you, from birth until your transition
back to heaven. This angel's love for you is unconditional and bigger
than anything on this earth. Your guardian angel makes certain you are
safe and guided always.
Guardian angels are sometimes confused with "spirit guides."
A spirit guide is a loving being who has lived upon the earth in human
form. This person then received special training in the afterlife about
how to become a spirit guide.
This training emphasizes that the guide is not to interfere with your
free will or make decisions for you. The guide is there to give you general
advice, comfort, and at times warning and protection. Most spirit guides
are deceased loved ones, such as grandparents, siblings, beloved friends,
Your spirit guide may have passed-away in the physical life before you
were born. However, this loving being was there at your birth and has
been with you every day of your life since. Just as you will always take
an interest in your family's future offspring, so do the deceased family
members whom we may have never encountered in physical form.
Spirit guides act in the capacity of guardian angels, in that they bring
many gifts to our lives. The main difference is that true guardian angels,
who have never walked as mortals upon the earth, have a higher vibrating
energy frequency. People who are empathic, who can "feel" the
sensation of a spiritual presence, can tell the palpable difference between
an angelic and a spirit guide appearance.
Clairvoyants see that angels' aura is bright white, whereas a spirit guide's
aura is not quite as bright and may appear as a bluish-white.
These are the beings of light who respond to our calls for
guidance, assistance, protection, and comfort. God's thoughts of love
create angels. The angels are here to help us, especially when our intent
is to bring joy and healing to the world. Ask for as many angels as you
want to surround you. Ask for angels to surround your loved ones, your
home, and your business. Angels receive great joy at helping us, and they
ask only that we occasionally remember to say, "Thank you" in
gratitude for their help.
These are the angels who supervise the guardian angels
and angels upon the earth. You might think of archangels as the "managers"
among the earthly angels' hierarchy. You can call upon an archangel whenever
you need powerful and immediate assistance.
Since angels are purely spiritual beings, they have no time or space restrictions.
An archangel can help many people in different geographical locations
simultaneously. So, never worry about calling upon an angel because you
fear that your need isn't "big enough" or that the angel might
be busy. Your call for help is sweet music to an angel's ears.
Because of the "Law of Free Will," angels and archangels cannot
intervene in our lives unless we specifically ask for their help. The
only exception to this is a life-endangering situation, where we could
die before our time. Otherwise, it's up to us to remember to constantly
invite angels and archangels into our lives.
Angels and archangels come to your assistance the moment you call them. You don't need to say a formal invitation or invocation ritual, and you
don't even need to verbalize your call aloud. Just the thought, "Angels!"
is enough. If your request for angelic assistance is sincere, the angels
appear in response to your call, often before you've finished calling
them! You Know That Angels Are Near When . . . You feel the angels' presence.
Perhaps you sense a warm brush across your face, shoulders, hands, or
arms. You might feel their hug, or the brush of a wing across your skin.
The air pressure changes when angels enter a room. There is a palpable
thickening, as if a delicious cloud just rolled in to shield you from
the heat. Too, the room temperature may seem to shift, or you might catch
a whiff of a beautiful lilting fragrance that you can't quite identify.
When the angels hug you, you feel a deep warmth flow through your chest
and your heart expands with unearthly love.
You see the angels' presence. The calling cards of angels are visible.
A sparkle of white light out of the corner of your eye signals that an
angel is near. A feather that mysteriously appears from out of nowhere.
And the beautiful angels you see in a darkened room, or standing beside
a beloved friend or teacher, confirm that the angelic kingdom visits you.
You hear the angels' prsences. A loving whisper in your ear that urges
you to improve your life. Or an unmistakable shout warning you to, "Watch
out!" A voice inside your mind counseling you to reach for the stars,
and the sweet strains of music coming from out of nowhere. These are the
sounds that angels make.
You know the angels' presence. When you suddenly get an idea that dramatically
transforms your life, an angel has just delivered a message from God and
tucked it safely within your heart. When you have an unmistakable knowingness
that angels are near to you, trust that it is so.
You experience the angels' presence. When they miraculously avert a near-tragedy,
or an opportune door "coincidentally" opens for you at just
the right moment, you know that angels are helping you in the background.
When you walk through nature and feel free and joy-filled, you can be
sure that angels walk beside you along the way.