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How Do I Recognize Archangel Jophiel?

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Question: How Do I Recognize Archangel Jophiel?

Archangel Jophiel is known as the angel of beauty. She helps people learn how to think beautiful thoughts that can help them develop beautiful souls.

If you notice beauty in the world around you or receive creative ideas that inspire you to create beauty for others to enjoy, Jophiel may be nearby. Jophiel may also communicate with you in a variety of other ways that engage your mind. Here are some signs of Jophiel's presence:

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Receiving Fresh Ideas

Jophiel often communicates by sending fresh ideas to people, say believers.

In their the book The Angels of Atlantis: Twelve Mighty Forces to Transform Your Life Forever, Stewart Pearce and Richard Crookes write: "... the sunshine ray of Jophiel’s energy brings us to each day as a means to create fresh approaches, regarding each aspect of life."

The process by which Jophiel delivers divine inspiration to people is a beautiful one, writes Kimberly Marooney in her book The Angel Blessings Kit, Revised Edition: Cards of Sacred Guidance and Inspiration: "Jophiel teaches our consciousness to discover the light within. Divine ideas begin to manifest in the heart of the Eternal, where an electronic light substance containing ‘everything’ is broadcast out in great waves. Jophiel coordinates a team of angels who see each vision through to physical manifestation."

In her book The Angel Bible: The Definitive Guide to Angel Wisdom, Hazel Raven writes: "Archangel Jophiel’s ray helps you develop a fresh approach to life, bringing back enchantment and pleasure. Jophiel builds connections to align you to your higher self through the multitude of dimensions; he can be thought of as a cosmic ladder."

Jophiel may help you solve a problem that has been frustrating you, writes Diana Cooper in her book Angel Inspiration: Together, Humans and Angels Have the Power to Change the World: "Whenever you are stuck in a problem and suddenly the solution is obvious, one of Archangel Jophiel’s angels has probably illumined your mind. Flashes of inspiration come from him, too."

Jophiel delights in helping people through the creative process, writes Belinda Joubert in her book Angel Sense: "When you put effort in and create with love, you will feel Jophiel's presence in assisting you. ... Jophiel helps you to change your creative vision to reality -- from the original thought to manifestation. Jophiel assists you in the creative process, from curiosity, thought, imagination, expression through touch and technique and conception to the final creative product. ... Jophiel helps you to keep your mind full of creative ideas and he infuses your creative endeavors so that the reflection of God’s love will be visible through your creative expressions."

Marooney comments in The Angel Blessings Kit that, "There is no need to suffer from lack with such an abundance of creative power available for the asking. God wants us to join in co-creation, sharing the joy of directing energy into form. Seed ideas of the Divine are in the wind for us to catch and then nourish, energize, and externalize."

Feeling Inspired by Something Beautiful

Not only will Jophiel give you the ideas you need to create something beautiful yourself, but she may also help you notice and appreciate the beauty around you, believers say.

In Angel Sense, Joubert writes that, "Jophiel helps you to see beauty in everything and everyone." She also comments: "You can recognize Jophiel through any artistic creation which symbolizes beauty, sincerity, integrity, and all the qualities of Spirit. ... When creative activity such as a flower arrangement, poetry, music, artwork, a play, movie, letter, or painting inspires you, you can be certain that Jophiel is close."

Positive Thoughts That Overcome Negative Thoughts

Jophiel's positive energy often places positive thoughts into people's minds and helps them turn away from negative thoughts to develop a habit of positive thinking, say believers.

"Jophiel brings vitality, stimulation, and the power to liberate one’s self from the prison of negativity, or the slough of despond," write Pearce and Crookes in The Angels of Atlantis.

In The Angel Bible, Raven writes that Jophiel "will heal, cleanse, activate, balance, and align your mental body, which stops feelings of low self-esteem and mental fog. ... He can instantly help you recover soul fragments that may have been scattered by shock, fright, or severe illness."

"Jophiel is the angel to turn to if you are having trouble digesting your experiences or finding yourself making the same mistakes again and again," writes Samantha Stevens in her book The Seven Rays: A Universal Guide to the Archangels. "Jophiel also aids those who suffer from low self-esteem or who are the victims of other people’s ignorant behavior. Jophiel teaches you not to take things personally and to rise above inappropriate behavior, conflicts, and challenges. Jophiel can also protect you from arrogant people, false gurus, and those poisoned by spiritual pride. Jophiel takes care of those whose minds have been blown, either by addiction or a traumatic experience."

Help Understanding Information

Another possible sign of Jophiel's presence with you is the gift of understanding information clearly, believers say.

Jophiel "will enable you to absorb and retain information, study and pass examinations," Cooper writes in Angel Inspiration.

In The Angel Bible, Raven writes that Jophiel will "help you study and pass exams" and "help you absorb new skills and offer illumination and wisdom to fuel your creativity."

Yellow Light

Since Jophiel leads the angels who work within the yellow light ray, say believers, people may see yellow light when Jophiel is nearby.

In The Seven Rays, Stevens writes that "Jophiel's brilliant yellow and orange light" is "thought to be the fountain of inspiration for artists, writers, scientists, and inventors."

Pearce and Crookes write in The Angels of Atlantis: "If you ever feel a lack of joie de vivre, when your spirits are dulled by challenging news, when you are met with the deafening noise of worldly corruption, when you feel pinched by the rawness of life at the edge, or when the spectre of sorrow visits you, draw the yellow ray of Jophiel’s energy around you, gaze into the deep beauty of the citrine ray, and your mood will automatically change."

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