What Do Angels Really Look Like?

Cherubs and harps?

Many of us have images of angels sitting on clouds, playing harps and smiling down on us or hovering over little children.

What do you think about when you think of angels?

“Would it be Cupid?” asks author Bill Bratt. “A baby angel with wings and a bow and arrow? Perhaps Gabriel comes to mind. He is the angel who delivered messages to Mary, the mother of Jesus and Zacharias, the father of John the Baptist.”

Artwork: Detail from the Sistine Chapel by Michaelangelo

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