Guardian Angels and Archangels – Differences and Similarities
The archangels have a more powerful, stronger essence than guardian angels. They oversee and guide the other angels who are with us on earth.
BY: Karen Noe
All of us have at least one guardian angel, and some of us have more than that. Guardian angels guide and protect us throughout various stages of our lives. Our guardian angels are here to serve us and no one else. They are our own “personal angels.”
And because we have free will, they usually don’t intervene in our lives without our permission. If we want some help with anything, all we need to do is to ask them for their assistance and they will be there for us. It really is that simple!
The archangels have a more powerful, stronger essence than guardian angels. They oversee and guide the other angels who are with us on earth. As opposed to our guardian angels, the archangels can be in more than one place at a time. Therefore, don’t feel guilty about calling upon them because you feel that others may need them more than you do. The exact number of archangels is debatable, but the four that are the most widely known are Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Uriel.
Archangel Michael is the patron saint of police officers and soldiers. His main role is to take away negativity. He is able to restore harmony and peace in our lives and in the world. He is a very huge, powerful angel, and is often seen by those who are clairvoyant as an indigo (purplish-blue) colored light.
Gabriel is sometimes depicted as a male, and at other times as a female archangel. For simplicity, however, I will just use the masculine pronoun when describing him here. Gabriel is the communication angel, and we can call upon him whenever we need help with writing or speaking. Clairvoyants often see him as a copper colored light.
Archangel Raphael is the angel to call upon if we wish to heal others or ourselves, except in cases where illness is part of the overall plan. As a response to our request, Raphael will show us what we can do to get well. He also often allows us to see how our thoughts and actions triggered our health problems in the first place. Clairvoyants often see his essence as an emerald green colored light.
Archangel Uriel aids us in situations when we feel helpless, and comes to the rescue during disasters. He also helps us to fulfill our life’s purpose, and pushes us to feel motivated when we are in a slump. He is very present to help out during times of war and violence. Clairvoyants often see him as a whitish yellow colored light.
We may call upon both our guardian angels and the archangels at any time and they will come. Our guardian angels are here to serve only us, and the archangels are here to serve everyone. Guardian angels are present wherever we are, and the archangels can be in more than one place at one time.
No job is too big or too small for any of the angels. They are very real beings of God’s light who are here to shine for us. They bring us protection, comfort, relief, and understanding far beyond what mere words can express here. Remember, all you need to do is to ask for their assistance, and they will be there for you.
Karen Noé is a renowned NJ based psychic medium, spiritual counselor, and healer with a two-year waiting list. She is the author of The Rainbow Follows the Storm: How to Obtain Inner Peace by Connecting with Angels and Deceased Loved Ones and Through the Eyes of Another: A Medium’s Guide to Creating Heaven on Earth by Encountering Your Life Review Now. She is the founder of the Angel Quest Center in Ramsey, NJ where she teaches classes, gives readings, and practices alternative healing. You can listen to Karen on The Angel Quest Radio Show by tuning to www.wrcr.com on the first Saturday of every month at 1:05pm EST. Please visit Karen’s website at www.karennoe.com