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Featured Do you believe in angels?

Discussion in 'Seekers Circle' started by Geoff-Allen, Aug 2, 2019.

  1. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    I was unsure where exactly I should post this - so move it if you feel that is better.

    Just wondering about whether people believe in angels - esp Guardian angles.

    I found this from Ann Albers who claims to communicate with angels -

    My dear friends, we love you so very much,

    When you see pain and violence in your world, it is all too easy and very human to fall into fear, anger, or despair. However, every time you witness "bad news" you are being given an opportunity to love. You are being given a chance to be the lightworker that you truly are.

    Instead of hating those who engage in hate filled behaviors, take a moment, and realize that these are the very souls who are so wounded, so lost in the illusions of separation, so filled with fear and self-loathing, that they are crying out for love.

    We aren't asking you to like them. We certainly are not asking you to condone their painful actions. By all means use social justice to protect the innocent. However, dear ones, be the love that you are. Use your God given power to focus on the light within all souls – no matter how dim. Pray to elevate the lost, the weak, the weary, and even those bound by the chains of their own hatred, anger, and fear.

    Your soul is set free when you can love the truth & the light within even those most disconnected from it.

    In this loving truth, you are safe and protected. In this reality you are "in the world but not of it." In this reality "although you walk in the valley of the shadow of death, you shall fear no evil." You can, amidst even the hells of the world, be the light, the truth, and the comforting presence of heaven.

    God Bless You! We love you so very much.

    ~ The Angels

    Here site is here -

    www.visionsofheaven.com

    All the best!
     
  2. LiveBetterLife

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    I don't know.

    Maybe.
     
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    Sometimes I kind of think people are sort of like vessels for angelic or demonic spirits but most of the time I think that is isn't helpful to me to think of the world in those terms. And it certainly isn't helpful to me to go around talking about the world in those terms. People would think of me as a creep and a freak if I did that.
     
  5. InChrist

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    I believe in the existence of angels, They are servants and messengers of God and always give glory to God the Creator. There are accounts in the scriptures of angels initiating contact with human beings to accomplish God's work, but it is not wise to seek out contact with angels, for even Satan can appear as an angel light for the purpose of deceiving someone with false information and misleading them.
     
  6. Desert Snake

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  7. Eddi

    Eddi Mark 5:9

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    I believe in angels

    They are beings who represent God to humans

    But I don't think they necessarily have wings, halos or wear white robes, I think they most likely appear that way because that's what people expect
     
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    Some mothers can feel "it" when something is wrong with their child.
    My Master many times came to my rescue.
    Angels came just a few times.

    For me it is a natural phenomena.
    Makes life interesting.
     
  9. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Sure, I believe in angels. My daughter is one. An acquaintance, who is like an elder sister to me, is another. Male angel - my father - with a few blemishes, but that is OK.
     
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  10. Audie

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    This woman clearly does not know what it is
    to fall into the hands of a man who takes delight
    from terrorizing and torturing a his helpless victim.

    Safe and protected, light and truth?

    Freakin' insane.
     
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  11. David J

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    I find it odd how these servants and messengers are entirely absent in the modern day.

    Not wise to seek them? You don't have to listen to their advice.
     
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  12. Audie

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    "Long ago in a galaxy far away"
     
  13. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Not correct. You had Joseph Smith (LDS), Bahaullah (Bahai) and Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (Ahmadiyyas) among the notables recently. In India, you find them dime a dozen. Many have landed in jail, Asaram, Narayan, Rampal, Gurmmet Singh, etc., mostly for rapes.
     
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  14. David J

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    So maybe it is dangerous to attempt contact.
     
  15. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    I would say it is useless to contact. They are either for money or for sex. True wise men (and women) are not that common. One should be careful.
     
  16. David J

    David J Member

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    Well,

    Gabriel had the 8th grade antics of telling Mary that God was going to knock her up.
     
  17. Jainarayan

    Jainarayan ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
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    I believe in some sort of benevolent (and even delightfully mischievous) celestial beings or spirits. I don't know if they are angels in the Abrahamic sense. They might be lesser devas, bodhisattvas, enlightened but not yet liberated souls, and the like.
     
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    I suspect the peace of heaven is guarded
    and the angelic have been displayed with sword in hand for centuries

    I can't take that away
     
  19. arthra

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    There is a selection from the Baha'i Writings on the subject of "angels" that I'll share here:

    "Ye are the angels, if your feet be firm, your spirits rejoiced, your secret thoughts pure, your eyes consoled, your ears opened, your breasts dilated with joy, and your souls gladdened, and if you arise to assist the Covenant, to resist dissension and to be attracted to the Effulgence! Verily, I say unto you that the Word of God has assuredly been explained and has become an evident sign and a strong and solid proof, and its traces shall be spread in the East and West, and to these all heads shall bow and all souls shall submit and kneel down with their faces to the ground."

    (Abdu'l-Baha, Baha'i World Faith - Abdu'l-Baha Section, p. 359)

    In another citation:

    "By angels is meant the divine confirmations and heavenly powers. Angels are also those holy souls who have severed attachment to the earthly world, who are free from the fetters of self and passion and who have attached their hearts to the divine realm and the merciful kingdom. They are of the kingdom, heavenly; they are of the merciful One, divine. They are the manifestations of the divine grace and the dawns of spiritual bounty."

    (Abdu'l-Baha, Baha'i World Faith - Abdu'l-Baha Section, p. 409)
     
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    Angels are beings who have attained the Holy Spirit and live in Him or the Holy Spirit.
     
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