Female Angel Praying

We arrive into this world with our own assignments. We also have a spirit guide, or spirit guide committed to making sure we don’t deviate too far from our highest good. Sometimes your spirit guide whispers a word, conjuring a thought and idea, while other times it screams through many different signs. There are no coincidences. Pay attention to repetition in things. Be open to witnessing the signs through serendipity and synchronicity. This is your guide desperately trying to connect with you.

Here are eight signs your spirit guide is trying to contact you.

A passage through words

Your spirit guide may use written material to get a message to you. Have you ever read a sentence and it brought you into tears? You find yourself needing to highlight the passage and doggy ear it in a book or magazine. When you ask for guidance, spirit guides love to provide them through something that will emotionally move you. Words are powerful. They are the greatest source of communication. Have you ever asked for something and then you see a bumper sticker or a billboard sign with your answer? Words force you to stop for a second and truly recollect.

White feathers

Have you found white feathers in the most unusual of places? This is a beautiful token from your spirit guide. These delicate and lovely gifts are known as your guide’s “calling card.” To receive one is to be awarded the comfort of knowing you are watched over and there is a blessing nearby. Your spirit guide gives a reminder that you are never alone. Honor their gifts.

Pennies and dimes

Monetary change, especially these, are found in the oddest of places. You may find a dime while hiking in the dirt, or inside the freezer. Your spirit guide may leave these coins to cheer you up. Usually these come when you are a bit sad or depressed. It’s a token of their love for you as if saying, “Here is a penny for your thoughts.”

Special scents

Aromas arrive in the most peculiar times. Have you ever been driving and suddenly you smell gardenias or roses? Your spirit guide will delight you with flowery smells to get your attention. They will also utilize scents from childhood memories. During these times remember that you are being nudged to make a decision, to focus on letting go, and trust in something greater than yourself for guidance.

“The soul at its highest is found like God, but an angel gives a closer idea of Him. That is all an angel is: an idea of God.” - Meister Eckhart


The spirit world love to use the dream state to convey messages. This is one of their favorite tools. They are free to create scenarios with colors, magic and fantasy. Your spirit guide will arrive in many forms. They can send a message through the drama of another telling you something that will undoubtedly be remembered the next morning. When you want divine answers, ask before retiring to bed. Keep a notebook and pen next you and when you awake, write your messages. You will be surprised at how mysticism unfolds through these little movies of dreamland.

“When you trust your inner guidance and begin moving in the direction of your dreams (aligned with your individual gifts) you will be cloaked in an armor bestowed upon you by your guardian angel.” - Charles F. Glassman


These are fantastic. Have you ever taken a picture and seen little flashes of light or orbs in your picture? These are messages from your spirit guides. They are nearby, making sure you do not feel alone. Orbs have tremendous shapes within shapes. They also come in many colors. You might not be able to see with the naked eye what a camera captures. Your spirit guide wants you to trust that things are working in the order that they are suppose to. These are magical tokens of presence.


Music is a way to reach the heart quickly. Your spirit guide will speak to you through songs from the past or through lyrics you never heard before. Music is enlightening through its energy. The vibration of music is the highest frequency we can reach in this dimension. It will conjure up emotions and answer desires. These moments when you hear a song that is answering your calling, please know that your angel is confirming your wishes. They want you to know that they hear you. They are near.

“Music is the universal language, because it is the language of the universe.” - Charles F. Glassman


We are moved by caress. In moments of sorrow and desperation, your spirit guides will lightly touch you.

If you are in danger of getting hurt, you may feel a push or tug. At other times you will feel the gentleness of a feather rubbing you, bringing a chill up your spine. A good practice to connect with your spirit guide is through prayer and meditation. Allow for reassurance. You are always loved. You are never alone. Their touch is a nurturing way of clarifying that in this mystical world you have someone always watching you.

Doreen Virtue says, “There are two steps to experiencing signs from above: (1) believe in them, and (2) notice them. Amazing life transformations occur when we learn to see and use the messages guides give us in everyday life, in all situations, big or small.”

Our spirit guides arrive in many forms, and all you have to do is be willing to accept their presence. Always have gratitude for all the divine intervention. Ask for guidance and then be willing to truly pay attention to what’s around you through complete presence and awareness.

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