Angels

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Vera Peste

Sometimes we look for angels in our lives and wonder why they don t seem close by. We must remember that the way to connect more easily with them is to do as angels do .

Angels

Angels exist through the eyes of faith, and faith is perception. Only if you can perceive it can you experience it.
- John Westerhoff

In short, if it ever entered the mind of the frivolous angel to dance on the head of a pin, its whimsical impuls e would have to be exercised in a solitary fashion. It could not invite other angels to join it. It would

have to dance there alone.
- Mortimer J. Adler, "The Angels and Us"

As beings of light, the angels are also beings of color, and they may reach us through different colors that spark something in our unconscious.
- Terry Lynn Taylor & Mary Beth Crain

Angels are often not seen, but rather felt or heard or sensed. People recount a shifting color in the atmosphere, a dream, a clarifying thought, a surge of superhuman strength. Sometimes only visible is the tip of a sword or a

muscular arm flung out protectively.
- Traci Mullins, "Breakfast with the Angels"

Throughout your life you have been blessed with spiritual experiences, brought by your angels. Some are sacred and confidential. Others, although sacred, are meant to be shared.
- Barbara Mark & Trudy Griswold, "The Angelspeake Storybook"

Wherever we see beauty which attracts us, and kindles in us desires and aspirations for higher attainments, it is a vision from God, whose mission is to call us to a higher life. We should make sure that we do not prove disobedient to any

heavenly vision, but that we follow every one as an angel sent from heaven to woo us nearer God.
- J. R. Miller, Dr. Miller s Yearbook

[Gabriel's] attributes are a lily and a scroll inscribed with "Ave Maria Gratia Plena." He is sometimes shown with a sceptre or an olive branch as a symbol of peace on earth.
- Manly P. Hall, "The Blessed Angels"

A traveller should always seek the company of the righteous, for ministering angels travel with them, whereas, angels of Satan go along with the wicked.
- Bernard J. Bamberger, "Fallen Angels"

Perhaps you, too, once had a flaw-a thought, no more than that, less than angelic. In a second of a second, you were restored to innocence by a Maker omniscient and kind.
- Elizabeth Spires

And the angel of the Lord, went further, and stood in a narrow place, where [there] was no way to turn eithe r to the right hand or to the left.
- Numbers 22:26

Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error; wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?
- Ecclesiastes 5:6

Then the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared to sound them.
- Revelation 8:6

Metatron is often mentioned as the highest-ranking angel in Jewish lore - the prince of all angels, the chancellor of heaven. Metatron is the angel of the covenant, head of the celestial academy, and holds the keys to the

light of illumination and the light of discernment. He is the prince of mysteries and controls all the secret treasuries of hidden wisdom.
- David Connolly, "In Search of Angels"

And, being so small that it seemed to take him just twice as long as anyone else to get to nightly prayers, the Littlest Angel always arrived late, and always knocked everyone s wings askew

as he darted into his place.
- Charles Tazewell, "The Littlest Angel"

Cupid abroad was lated in the night, His wings were wet with ranging in the rain.
- Robert Greene, Sonnet: Cupid Abroad Was Lated

Those sweetly smiling angels with pensive looks, innocent faces, and cash-boxes for hearts.
- Honore de Balzac

If angels are entertained unaware, it is because they have tact.
- Spencer Bayne, Murder Recalls Van Kill

The Irish say that a child smiling in its sleep is having a talk with angels. But to Armenians, that snoozing cherubic smile actually comes from the fact the child s guardian angel is

tickling him by cutting his fingernails.
- John Ronner, "Know Your Angels"

And the creatures gathered round And didn t make a sound And the angels cried.
- Harley Allen and Deborah Nims, The Angels Cried

So far we still don t know whether angels are ethereal beings of light without substance or if they take a solid human form with real wings which actually enable them to fly.
- Malcolm Godwin, "Angels: An Endangered Species"

Ask your angel Is there anything I need to know right now? Sit quietly and see if you can feel a message coming to you.
- Margaret Neylon, "An Angel a Day"

How you think, staring on at the door, where the face of your angel flashed in, that it s brightness, familiar before, burns off from you ever the more for the dark of your sorrow and sin.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Only a Curl

Think of a song whose lyrics include the word angel. Write out as much of the lyrics as you can remember and ponder on the words. This will bring even more awareness of angels

into your life on a daily basis.
- Margaret Neylon, "An Angel a Day"

Arouse yourself our Lord is speaking with you. Do not wander off. His elect angels surround you, s o be not dismayed; the ranks of the demons stand facing you, so do not grow lax.
- Evagruis

A fine thing to be talking about angels in this day when common thieves smash the holy rosaries of their victims in the street
- Jack Kerouac, "Desolation Angels"

The highest seraph comprehends as unity all that his inferiors see as manifold.
- Meister Eckhart

When you are speaking to children today, why not bring up the subject of angels and see how they react? You may be amazed at the experiences they share with you!
- Margaret Neylon, "An Angel a Day"

In sum, within every human are two ange ls; the Angel of Light and the Angel of Darkness. The one tends to promote all that is good; the other, all that is evil. Every human deed strengthens the hand

of one angel or the other.
- Morris B. Margolies, "A Gathering of Angels"

...There was a flutter of wings and the bright appearance of an angel in the air, speeding forth on some heavenly mission.
- Nathanial Hawthorne, "The Celestial Railroad"

Any obstruction [in the spiritual world] that ought to be removed because it is contrary to Divine order, the angels cast down or overthrow merely by an effort of the will and a look.
- Emanuel Swedenborg, "Heaven and its Wonders and Hell"

Remember, no matte r how bleak and lonely you may feel, your angels are here for you now. Reach out to them, allow the ir gentle, strong winds to enfold you and keep you safe and secure.
- Margaret Neylon

When someone sees an angel they bring their own perceptions to the forefront. Each angelic visual is different, therefore one cannot designate a specific color to an angel or to all ange lic

beings.
- James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver, "Angels A to Z"

Be an angel today! As it s difficult for angels to manifest in human form, we can often take on their role for a moment or two and help someone in their name.
- Margaret Neylon, "An Angel a Day"

Michael is an angel of repentance, righteousness, mercy, and sanctification. In Jewish tradition he is also classified as one of the seven archangelssometimes said to be the chief archangel-and one of the four angels

stationed at the s ides of the throne of God.
- David Connolly, "In Search of Angels"

The angels share with no strings attached.
- Terry Lynn Taylor and Mary Beth Crain, "Angel Wisdom"

Angels are featured in Christianity, Judaism, Islam and other religions. In countless Old and New Testament verses, we find angels performing their chief functionacting as God s messenger. Other religions, including

Buddhism and Hinduism, mention angels throughout the ir scriptures as well.
- Angels in Our Midst

The Lord shall send his angel with you and make your journey successful.
- Genesis 24:40

A thanksgiving to spiritual beings assigned to help human beings carry out their duties.
- Oren Lyons, "Faithkeeper, Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Iroquois Nation"

A birthmark is a kiss from an angel.
- Anonymous

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