How to Communicate with Angels

By Susan Gregg

We are always surrounded by angels. We swim in a sea of unlimited, unconditional love filled with celestial beings of light that are more than willing and able to help us. The only catch is that we have to ask and also be willing to accept the assistance.

Click here for 7 easy ways you can connect with angels and open up the floodgates of love, light, and laughter.  Experience the wonders of divine intervention in your life.

Susan Gregg is the author of eight books including "The Encyclopedia of Angels, Spirit Guides and Ascended Masters" and the blogger of "Angels on Your Shoulder."

Spend Each Day in Prayer

Prayer is simply the act of asking. It is a conversation with God, the universe, a higher power, Mother Earth, or a specific angel, saint or deity. Whoever or whatever you choose to pray to, think of prayer as a conversation with a supportive friend.  You don't have to beg for help. It is a matter of opening your mind and your heart. State your problem and ask for guidance and assistance.

Take Time to Meditate

Prayer is talking while meditating is listening. There are hundreds of ways to meditate, and we tend to make it much harder than it really is. Meditating can be as simple as sitting quietly and focusing attention on your breath.  If you want to work with a specific angel, quiet down, go within, and imagine an angel standing before you.  Then, open your mind and your heart to the angel's love and guidance.

Light a Candle or Burn Incense

Most angels have a specific color or scent associated with them. For instance, if you want to work with the Archangel Chamuel, you would light a pink candle. You would also sprinkle some rose water around the room. (Chamuel is wonderful to call upon when you want to create inner peace, improve your relationships, forgive yourself or others, find true love, accept and love yourself, or find a wonderful career.)

Create a Sacred Space

Our minds are very easily trained. If you meditate in the same spot everyday eventually, when you sit in that place, your mind will think, "It's time to meditate."  You will immediately go into an meditative state.

Create an altar in the corner of your room or on top of your dresser. I like having an altar with icons and objects that i find meaningful. Designate a place in your home as your sacred space. You can use a special piece of fabric, put it on a chair, and then sit on the cloth to pray and meditate. 

Spend some time each day in your sacred space and call upon the angels. Take a deep breath before you enter that space, and imagine meeting your divine helpers.

Write a Letter

I find writing letters a wonderful way to connect with divine guidance.  You can address your letter to a specific angel, to God, or to any other celestial being you think will be of help. You can write about the problem or just ask for help. I find writing a wonderful way to release my fears and resistance and to garner insights.

Years ago, I used to write letters to God and mail them. Then, I found out the post office actually has someone read letters that hvae incomplete addresses to find out if there are ways to locate either party.

You can mail your letter, light a candle and burn the letter, or place the letter on your altar. Also, make sure to write a thank you note when your request is granted. I find writing a list of all the things I am grateful for, and reading it before I go to bed, a wonderful way to end the day.

Go Out in Nature

Go to your favorite place out in nature. If you don't have one, take the time to find one. Go to the beach, find a quiet path in the forest, or locate a beautiful garden in the middle of a city. I have found wonderful natural settings no matter where I am, even in the middle of Cairo.

Allow the beauty of nature to fill your heart and your mind. Take some time to breathe in the smells and feel the energy of your surroundings. If you are working with a specific angel, call out the angel's name. You can ask for a sign that the angel is there. When I do that, I often feel the wind or hear a bird.

When I began my spiritual journey, one of my mentors recommended that I find a place in nature to connect with my spirit and with the divine. I am eternally grateful I took the time to do that. I am sure you will, too.

Make an Angel Card

Collect pictures, bows, lace, flowers, colored paper, and anything else that speaks to you. Get some glue and colored pens and make an angel card. You could use an image of a specific angel from a book or draw your own. You can write a letter on the back of the image or use it as a focal point for your altar.

There are also many wonderful angel decks out there. You could make a series of angel cards that highlight different attributes you would like to have such as abundance, patience, laughter, joy, gratitude, or courage.

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