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Do Angels Sing?

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By Sandra L. Lerner

I’m not sure about angels singing, although I am sure there are people around who would swear they actually heard an angel sing. I cannot argue with that. I have had a few angelic visits in my life, and on one or two occasions I can say that an angel actually telepathically did speak to me. However, the angel spoke, not sang. But I want to stress that what I heard was only in my head. I have never heard an angel speak or sing so that my ears picked it up.

Angels are ethereal beings without a physical body, so it is difficult to imagine an angel actually singing or talking. I think the way they most often choose to communicate with us is connected to how effectively they can grab our attention.

Intuition is usually the most common method they use to communicate with us humans. But there are other ways, too, especially if you are not attuned to your intuition. A sign on a building, on a billboard, on the side of a bus, or anywhere, is one method that an angel may utilize. The angel may have another person say something to you that the angel wishes to convey. You might open a book, or a newspaper, or a magazine, and your eyes will fall on a passage that is in direct response to information you were seeking. By the same token, someone on television or on the radio or the Internet may state something that also is in direct response to your need. And, for sure, there may be other methods the angels use to communicate.

I believe most of us, and perhaps even all of us, at one time or another in our lives were responded to by an angel, but we did not realize it. Angels do not necessarily arrive introducing themselves first. They do not state, `Here I am and this is what I want to tell you.’ That is not how it works with ethereal, other-dimensional beings. Their intent is not to promote themselves, and above all, not to interfere with your human business. Neither are they allowed to interfere with your choices. But they can offer comfort, guidance, and help.

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Speaking of choices, it is we who have total reign as to making choices. Angels do not have as much free reign in this regard as we do, and may not have any power of choice at all.

So, as you can see, the matter of communication between angels and us humans is a delicate matter. But the angels do find ways of responding to our wishes and needs as these arise. I know they can even appear before one’s eyes. My angel did that once, and I’ve read many stories of angels appearing, as well as hearing such stories from others. For sure, the Bible contains a number of such incidents.

I would suggest to the reader that s/he initiate communication with your own angel. Generally, it is up to us to start up a dialogue or relationship with the angels. Don’t worry if you don’t know your angel’s name. That does not matter. [By the way, your angel is usually referred to as a ‘guardian angel.’] In fact, you might want to ask your angel for his/her name, and see if in some manner, that information is offered. Also, I want to add that the gender of your angel is not important either. They really do not have gender. Mostly, be aware that you likely have more than one angel around you, and that they are always listening. They hear you. It does not matter whether you are only thinking or actually talking. You are heard. Perhaps not every last thought is heard; after all, you are entitled to privacy. I know many of us have thoughts we do not want anyone or any thing in the universe to be privy to.

The more often you initiate conversation, the more likely you will realize angelic responses. You only need to spend five minutes a day doing this. If you wish to communicate longer, that’s fine; but five minutes is sufficient. And please be patient. You may not notice an immediate resonse. It may take a little while until that occurs, but it definitely will. You also need to train yourself to stay aware for any responses, because sometimes they can be subtle. This is especially true if you have never communicated with your angel before. Staying aware is the key.

Do not expect bugles blaring and drum rolls. Angels only make themselves known for as long as it takes to say or do what they need to, and then they are gone very quickly. My experience has been that it always happens too fast. Looking back, I deeply wish my angel had hung around for a while longer and told me more. But they do not seem to do that. They swoop down just long enough to say or do what needs saying or doing, and then like a bubble bursting in the air, poof, and they are gone.

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I suspect the reason for this is that they are forbidden to interfere with our business and our ability to make choices, as I stated above. If an angel hung around beyond the time it took to respond to a need, perhaps they would then be interfering or influencing us on some level, which is a ‘no-no.’ Most often, their duties mainly consist in lending support, guidance, and comfort; however, there definitely are also times when they intercede on our behalf for safety reasons.

Getting back to the matter of whether angels sing … they may well entertain us. They may also entertain each other. I don’t know for sure. But my suspicion is that, in general, they are not allowed to connect with us in such a fashion. Then again, I may be all out of tune in this regard!

About the Author:

Sandra L. Lerner is the author of Connecting with Your Guardian Angel. See
She also has written several articles on various topics that have been published on the web.

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My Mother’s Angel

Photo © Rosemary Lewis, 2012. All rights reserved.

Copyright © Rosemary Lewis, 2012. All rights reserved.

While on holiday in England last month my husband snapped a picture of me standing in front of a tree. When we looked at the picture we could see a large white orb floating over my head. The orb could have been a malfunction of the camera or perhaps a bit of dust magnified by the moisture in the air. Or is the orb something else? I was reminded of the story my mother had told me when I was young. She had seen an angel when she was only eight years old. Somehow, looking at the picture of me, the tree, and the orb, made me think of my mother’s angel.

My mother’s story begins in Brazil, in the coastal town of Recife where she lived with her mother and father, two brothers, and five sisters. They lived on a small farm, in a house built by my grandfather. My mother’s family was not rich, but they had the basics. They were a very close-knit family and they loved each other.

One summer afternoon my mother, along with her older brother and a younger sister, took the family dog and walked a few miles away through some open meadowland, to visit an uncle. Once there, they played and visited for a few hours, until their uncle told them it was getting late and they should be on their way home. They began walking, but noticed the sun was setting very fast. Their mother had warned them not to wait until dark because there were many poisonous snakes in the fields that separated the two family homesteads. Being young, and thinking they could make it, the three began walking faster.

Determined to make it home, my mother’s brother decided they should take a shortcut through some railroad tracks. He convinced the two girls and they changed their course. It was now almost dark. My mother was scared, but she trusted her brother.

Suddenly something caught their eyes. It was a small ball of light-about the size of a basketball. It was directly in their path, and they were walking towards it. They stopped about ten feet away from the glowing object and stood there watching it, glued to the path. The dog began barking at the ball of light.

Within seconds the ball of light started to grow. It sprung up vertically-taller and taller until it was the size of a telephone pole. The children were terrified but couldn’t run due to fright. It was probably only a few seconds but it seemed like an eternity to my mother. She remembers looking at the tall column of light and seeing two hands folded together in the center, as if the column of light were praying.

A mere second more and all three children turned around and ran, screaming, back to their uncle’s house. In the safety of his home they told him what had happened. He saw how frightened they were and thought perhaps a stranger had somehow startled them. He decided to get his shotgun for protection and walk the children back to their house. They made it without incident. Once there they told their mother what had happened. After listening to all three children go on and on about the strange light that mysteriously grew into a huge tower, my grandmother told them they shouldn’t be afraid. She explained to the children that the column of light was an angel sent from the Lord to protect them and stop them going through the snake path. The angel saved their lives.

The first time my mother told me this story I was mystified. I thought she must be a very special person to have seen an angel. When I was small I was torn between wanting to see an angel, but also being too afraid to go through what my mom did. I was always a little jealous of mom and her angel. And every time I see the picture with me and the orb, I’ll think about her.

—Rosemary Lewis, October 1, 2006

About the Author

Rosemary and her husband Liam make their home in Williamstown, County Galway, Ireland, where they host guests at EdMar B&B.

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What Do Angels Look Like?

Three angels visiting Abraham

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by: Bruce Bussell

Since angels are spirits rather than physical beings, they don’t have to be visible at all (Colossians 1:16). Elisha once prayed that his servant would see the armies of angels surrounding the city, and the young man discovered that he had overlooked a lot of invisible beings (2 Kings 6:17)!

When angels do appear, they generally appear in the form of men. In Genesis 18, Abraham welcomed three angelic guests who appeared at first to be nothing more than some travellers. In the following chapter, two angels went to Sodom where they were assumed to be simply a pair of human visitors.

With the possible exception of one debatable passage in Zechariah 5:9, angels always appear as males rather than females (Mark 16:5).

Sometimes an angel appears to be a man with unusual features. Daniel saw an angel with arms and legs resembling polished metal and precious stones, and a face like lightning (Daniel 10:5-6). The angel that rolled back the stone from Christ’s tomb was radiating dazzling light (Matthew 28:3; Luke 24:4). The book of Revelation describes some highly unusual beings who may be a variety of angel in Revelation 4:6-8.

Angels in the Bible never appear as cute, chubby infants! They are always full-grown adults. When people in the Bible saw an angel, their typical response was to fall on their faces in fear and awe, not to reach out and tickle an adorable baby.

Some Bible passages picture angels with wings (Isaiah 6:2,6). Other verses talk about angels flying, and we assume that the wings would be useful for that flight (Daniel 9:21). However, I suspect that angels can move around without having to depend on wings. Most references to angels in the Bible say nothing about wings, and in passages like Genesis 18-19, it is certain that no wings were visible.

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Bruce Bussell is the founder of Hearts Fod God Christian Ministry which is designed to bring people closer to God through the study of His angels. A free newsletter all about angels is offered. You can check out Hearts For God at