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Angel Basics

You'll find introductory information about angels here. Read answers to questions that people frequently ask about angels, as well as descriptions of how various world religions view angels.
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  2. Guardian Angels (32)

Who are Angels?
Who are angels, and what do they do?

Who Are Archangels?
Who are the powerful spiritual beings known as archangels? Find out here!

Can People Become Angels After Death?
Is it really possible to have people turning into angels after they die? Some faiths say that people can’t become angels, while other faiths say that it is indeed possible for people to turn into angels.

Angels: Beings of Light
Why are angels often called "beings of light?" Find out here!

What Do Children Say About Angels?
Children have some funny ways of explaining angels...

Do Angels Sing?
Do angels sing? The answer most major religions give is a resounding "Yes!"

Angels at War
When soldiers fight powerful enemies in battle, they may have even more powerful forces helping them: angels.

Who is the Angel of Death?
Many people are afraid of death. But what if there’s really nothing to fear, because the dying have angelic help when they pass away?

Do People Pray to Angels?
Do you ever pray to angels, or do you only pray directly to God? Here's a look at different religious beliefs about how to pray.

Angels and Animals
When angels and animals meet, the result is usually something adventurous! Check out what different religious texts say about angels and animals together...

What are Angel Types in Judaism?
What are the different types of angels in Judaism? Here’s a look at who’s who among Jewish angels:

What are Angel Types in Christianity?
What are the different types of angels in Christianity? Here’s a look at who’s who among Christian angels:

What are Angel Types in Islam?
What are the different types of angels in Islam? Here’s a look at who’s who among Muslim angels:

What Are Angel Emotions?: Do Angels Feel Joy and Peace?
What are angel emotions like? Do they experience real joy and peace? Find out here!

What Are Angel Emotions?: Do Angels Feel Sorrow and Anger?
What are angel emotions like? Do they experience real sorrow and anger? Find out here!

Angels: Wings and Things
When people think about angels, they often picture them with wings. But do angels really have wings? If so, what does the Bible and other religious texts have to say about angel wings?

What Are Angel Languages?: How Do Angels Speak?
Angels work as God's messengers to people, communicating in a variety of ways. One of those ways is through speaking. Learn here about how angels speak to people!

What Are Angel Languages?: How do Angels Write?
Angels work as God's messengers to people, communicating in a variety of ways. One of those ways is through writing. Learn here about how angels write to people!

What Are Angel Languages?: How Do Angels Use Prayer and Telepathy?
Angels work as God's messengers to people, communicating in a variety of ways, including prayer and telepathy. Learn here about how angels pray and use telepathy to communicate with people!

What Are Angel Languages?: How Do Angels Communicate Through Music?
Angels work as God's messengers to people, communicating in a variety of ways. One of those ways is through music. Learn here about how angels use music to communicate!

What Are Angel Colors?: The Blue Light Ray
What do the angels of the blue color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angel Colors?: The Yellow Light Ray
What do the angels of the yellow color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angel Colors?: The Pink Light Ray
What do the angels of the pink color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angel Colors?
Some people think of different types of angels according to seven different colors that correspond to the different ways they help people. Here's more about the fascinating system of angel colors...

How Can I Protect Myself from Fallen Angels (Demons)?
Although faithful angels want to help you, fallen angels want to hurt you. Here's what you can to do protect yourself from fallen angels, who are commonly known as demons.

Who Are Fallen Angels (Demons)?
Not all angels are holy, some believers say. Some are faithful, but others are fallen angels (popularly known as demons) who work for evil rather than good. Learn about them here...

What Are Angel Colors?: The White Light Ray
What do the angels of the white color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angel Colors?: The Green Light Ray
What do the angels of the green color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angel Colors?: The Red Light Ray
What do the angels of the red color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angel Colors?: The Purple Ray
What do the angels of the purple color light ray do, and how can you pray for their help? Find out here!

What Are Angels Made Of?
Angels appear in many different forms when they visit Earth. But what are angels really made of at their core?

Are Angels Male or Female? (What Are Angel Genders?)
What are angel genders? Has God made some angels male and others female, or are angels really genderless?

Do Angels Know My Secret Thoughts?
Angels watch your life and hear your prayers. But do they know your secret thoughts?

Will Angels Predict My Future Through Tarot Cards?
People sometimes use tarot cards to seek guidance from angels about their future. Here's a look at that controversial practice...

Do Angels Know the Future?
Angels sometimes deliver important messages about future events to people. But are angels able to make accurate predictions about everything in the future? How much do they really know about what's going to happen?

Can Angels Help Me Predict the Future by Reading Tea Leaves?
People sometimes contact angels to try to predict the future, and one of the ways they do so is in conjunction with tea leaf reading, in which they pray about the patterns that tea leaves make in the cup to see if they may have symbolic meanings...

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