An angel is a spiritual being who serves as a messenger of God. Angels deliver messages of wisdom, inspiration and support to each of us at different times in our lives. Often angels communicate by sending signs to guide and encourage us along our paths. These signs may or may not be recognizable to us at the time. Angelic messages are perfectly timed coming to us at just the right moment. The messages can be hints, nudges, provide specific answers, messages of support and encouragement or warnings. The messages are sometimes repetitive and delivered over a period of time. Signs of angelic guidance appear out of the ordinary often with a unique personal meaning. The key to receiving angelic guidance is to notice the signs that are being sent to us so that we can interpret the meaning of each sign for ourselves and apply the angelic guidance to our lives.
There are many different ways that angels may communicate with each of us including visions, dreams, hearing a voice, and through signs. Receiving angelic guidance through signs that have a symbolic significance to the receiver is the most common form of angelic communication. The following are 7 of the most common signs of angelic guidance and what they mean.
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We all face hardships in life, but we never have to walk through them alone.
When navigating through some of life’s darkest moments often all that we can hold onto is our faith in God. Our faith is what sustains us, what gets us through challenging times when we, ourselves, cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel. It is in those times that through our faith we trust that God must have a plan, that there must be a greater purpose to our suffering. Without that belief, without that faith, we would have nothing to hold onto, nothing to get us through the dark night of the soul.
Faith and trusting in God means believing in God’s divine timing and believing that God has the interest of our greater good at heart, even when we cannot see it in the moment. There is always a reason. It just may not be a reason that we can comprehend with our current level of understanding.
As we move through any struggle however, there are certain steps we can take to align with our faith to support us in navigating the storm as efficiently and smoothly as possible.
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If you want true happiness, follow these tips.
Happiness sometimes can seem elusive and yet it is the greatest quest in our life’s journey. We all can use more happiness in our lives. Often life’s lessons can seem to deplete our happiness at times, especially when we are facing challenges. Life is a series of cycles, ups and downs. None of us are “up” all of the time.
That said increasing happiness is a worthy pursuit. Happiness does not mean the absence of negative emotions. Happy people still experience the full spectrum of emotions but the frequency of negative emotions is less and they process those negative emotions differently by finding meaning and an alternate perspective that others many not.
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A mantra is a word or a phrase that can be repeated over and over again allowing the vibration of the sound and its meaning to sink into our subconscious. The use of mantras goes back to ancient times. Mantras have existed for thousands of years tracing back to the Vedic period in India as well as in Japan, China, and other countries across the world.
Repetitive chanting of a mantra allows the mantra’s vibrations to deeply penetrate the subconscious and bring about transformation. How many times you chant a mantra varies based on tradition. In India, mantras are often chanted 108 times counting the repetitions with the help of mala beads, which have 108 beads on the string. The chanting and the ritual of holding the beads in your hand help in setting intentions and maintaining focus.
Over the centuries miraculous reports of the use of mantra rituals to eliminate disease, obstacles, remedy disasters, neutralize karma and bring blessings and love are plentiful. Many believe that the proper use of mantras can make the impossible possible.
Here are 5 powerful Sanskrit mantras, with their ancient meanings.
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Everyone experiences temptation in life. Commercials, advertisements and marketing campaigns tempt us every day. Temptation is defined as a strong urge or desire to have or do something. Some temptations may be small in the grand scheme of life and others so big that they can be literally life changing if we give in to them. Anything that dangles the carrot of a more pleasurable experience can create the feeling of temptation. No matter the life area: career, finances, relationships, health or lifestyle, there will be temptations from time to time. Read More
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