10 Reasons Why You Are Seeing Angel Signs – The Meaning of Angel Signs

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10 Reasons Why You Are Seeing Angel Signs – The Meaning of Angel Signs

Did you receive a sign from an angel? Trust it is a blessing to receive angel signs in response to your prayer or in time of need.  You were guided here to uncover the meaning of these angel signs and to understand how they are helping you on your journey through this time.

Many people around the world are seeing angel signs that appear during unexpected events in their lives. These signs bring hope and comfort when people feel alone and disconnected, or when they need encouragement. For this reason, know that when you see an angel sign, you are being helped and assisted by spiritual beings, like spirit guides and angels, from higher realms.

These high vibrational beings are always by your side and they are here to help you fulfill your life mission on earth.  They guide you safely on your path by sending you clues. Specifically, they do this by communicating through signs and symbols like repeating numbers, feathers, coins, rainbows, clouds, tingling sensations, smells, orbs of light, epiphanies, animals, plants, ringing in the ears, song lyrics, and dreams. All you have to do is pay attention to these signs and understand the meaning of their angelic messages.

In this article, the focus will be on angels.  Angels are messengers sent to you by the Divine Creator to help you in all aspects of your life.  Keep in mind that there are many different signs from angels and it's important to access your intuition and find out what the divine signs mean to you.  Remember, you have all the wisdom within you so it's safe to trust your feelings. To help guide you, here is a list of meanings for the 13 most common angel signs that might be appearing in your life and the 10 spiritual reasons why you are seeing them.

13 Most Common Angel Signs

Angels communicate with you in various ways, in most cases, through signs and symbols. Whenever you see these angel signs, the message is clear: your guardian angel is close by, watching over you, and assisting you. The sign is to give you the reassurance that you're exactly where you need to be as your life is unfolding perfectly according to the master plan of the Universe.  The most common angel signs are:

1st Angel Sign: Repetitive Numbers
Seeing repetitive number patterns like 11:11 and 444 are divine signs that an angel is trying to communicate with you. These repeating numbers have significant messages that help you make better choices in life.

2nd Angel Sign: Feathers
Finding feathers in places where they are not commonly found is a sign that your angel is giving you encouragement to keep going on your path.

3rd Angel Sign: Pennies and Other Coins
Finding pennies, dimes, or other shiny coins is an angel’s way of telling you that you have divine support. The Universe is working behind the scenes to bring you what you need, not what you want.

4th Angel Sign: Rainbows
Seeing rainbows without the presence of rain is a clear angel sign that everything will work out fine. Remember to keep your thoughts positive and the Universe will work itself out for your highest benefit.

5th Angel Sign: Cloud Shapes
Seeing an angel, face, flower, heart, and other symbol-shaped clouds in the sky are signs from your angel to let you know that you're not alone in your journey.  Your guardian angel is by your side waiting for you to ask for help.

6th Angel Sign: Chills or Feelings of Being Touched
Experiencing touch or a tingling sensation down your spine or other parts of your body is a sign indicating truth, especially when you suddenly see or hear something.  Your angel is letting you know that you are in the presence of divine wisdom.

7th Angel Sign: Smells or Scents
Smelling pleasant aromas, especially from plants or flowers, that randomly come out of nowhere, is a sure sign that one of God's army of archangels is giving you peace and comfort while you're going through a time of soul growth.

8th Angel Sign: Colored Orbs or Sparkles of Light
Seeing orbs, flashes, or sparkles of colored light is a sign that you are becoming more aware of your human experience on earth. This angel sign is letting you know that you're ascending to a higher vibrational level of existence where you can clearly see and understand things that you were not able to see and understand before.

In matters of the heart, if you are seeing green sparkles, it can be a sign of harmony and restoration from Archangel Raphael who is the angel of healing. Always have faith that you are protected and safe. Just trust.

9th Angel Sign: Epiphany or Sudden Revelation
Having an epiphany or sudden brilliant idea is a sign from your angel sending information to you in order to help you with a solution.  You simply have this "sense of knowing" of what you’re meant to do next.  

10th Angel Sign: Ringing in the Ears
Hearing a random high-pitch ringing sound in one or both of your ears for a brief moment is a way for celestial beings to communicate with you.  It's a sign that important coded information is being sent to you, and often times, this information is a divine message that you can use to help you with a life situation when you need it most.  Most importantly, when you hear the ringing, use your intuition to sense what kind of message is being presented to you.  Trust that deep down at the core of your soul, you know that you're safe and the information will be revealed at the right time just for you.

11th Angel Sign: Hearing Music or Songs
Hearing music or songs unexpectedly is a sign from your angel sending information to you in order to help you with a solution or give you a message about a certain person or situation.  For this reason, it's important for you to pay attention to the words or lyrics of the music that you hear so you can understand the message being presented.  By way of example, if you've been thinking about a certain person or issue, the song lyrics can provide more information to help you deal with a personal situation. In the end, it's best to listen to your heart and trust.

12th Angel Sign: Birds, Butterflies, Dragonflies, and Other Animals
Seeing a hummingbird, butterfly, dragonfly, or another animal that crosses your path unexpectedly is an angel sign.  Each wildlife creature has a powerful message (or lesson) for you in your life journey.

For instance, a hummingbird is always searching for sweet nectar deep within flowers, and flowers love the hummingbird because it draws out the nectar from the flower it pollinates. For this reason, the hummingbird is associated with the healing properties of flowers. With this in mind, if you've been thinking about changing careers and a hummingbird suddenly shows up in your life, the overall spiritual message for you is to explore a healing career with flowers and herbs.  The hummingbird teaches you to detect and use certain plants for medicinal uses.

So remember this, whatever animal shows up in your life, you are to explore the hidden message of the animal's symbolism to help guide you on your path.

13th Angel Sign: Seeing Angels or Other Divine Signs in a Dream
Remembering that you saw a celestial being or other divine sign in your dream is a true blessing from your angel. It's a strong spiritual message to provide you comfort and peace when you're in need of strength during times of distress, or if you're about to transition from this life to the next.  

Overall, the key thing to remember is that angels are around you all the time, and they make their presence felt whenever you need them the most for support and guidance.

10 Reasons Why You're Seeing Angel Signs

1st Reason: You Are Spiritually Awakening 
One clear reason why you are seeing angel signs is that you’re awakening and becoming more conscious of yourself and your journey. When this happens, your frequency raises and you are able to tune in to higher dimensional beings for information that will help you on your path. For this reason, your guardian angel wants to tell you that this is a significant time for you to become your true self and be honest with what you want to leave behind as your legacy on earth.

2nd Reason: You Have Complete Divine Support 
The reason for seeing angel signs is that you need guidance and your angel is letting you know that you have divine support. The angel message is that you are always assisted throughout your journey. You just need to ask for help and have faith that what you need will come in unexpected ways.

3rd Reason: Your Journey is Unfolding Perfectly
When you’re in disbelief about your life path or question whether you’ve made the right decision, seeing angel signs is a clear indicator that you need to trust how your life unfolds. The angel signs serve as reminders of encouragement for you to persevere and push yourself to become the best version you can be.

4th Reason: You're Part of Something Greater 
Another reason why you’re seeing angel signs is that you have a false belief that you’re completely alone and helpless. Your angel wants to tell you that you're not separate.  In truth, you are a part of the Universe and collectively, we all make up the whole Universe. As a thread, you intertwine with other threads, and in the big picture, we work together and form life's tapestry.  For this reason, we're all connected as One.

5th Reason: You're Being Watched Over and Protected
Your guardian angel is here to help and protect you.  You will experience their sign as a flash of inspiration or a sudden vision whenever you need help in a situation.  The information will come to you naturally at the right time when you need it most.

6th Reason: You're Beginning to Remember Who You Truly Are 
Seeing angel signs is a clear indicator that you need to remember the divine nature of your being.  You've always carried the spark of the Creator's flame within your heart and now it's time to turn that spark into a flame. So when you receive an angel sign, it's time to become the light instead of searching for it.  Always remember: You are the light.

7th Reason: You're Ready for Healing 
Your guardian angel is always sending signs to help guide you on your journey. You'll know when it's time to change paths when you feel disconnected in life.  So whenever you need help, you will see angel signs that point to a new direction.  Keep in mind, your old wounds often need to heal before you take another path.  In this sense, trust yourself a little bit more and know that your experiences on earth were planned to help you learn and grow into your higher self.  Remember this: Everything is happening for you and not against you!

8th Reason: You're in Sync with Your Higher Self 
Synchronicity is a clear sign that you're in the right place at the right time and angels are sending signs to capture your attention at that particular moment.  When you see repetitive angel number signs, know that it's not a coincidence.  Seeing 11:11, 3:33, 4:44, or other repeating numbers is an indicator that you are in tune with your authentic self and the number signs serve as guideposts to help you make decisions along your journey. So pay attention to the numbers that appear on your path and remember to ask your guardian angel for help whenever you need clarity.

9th Reason:  Your Angel is Always With You 
When you're not living in the present moment, it's not easy to consciously tune in to your guardian angel's messages. But when you are living in "the now" and being aware of everything around you in that exact moment, it will be easier for you to notice the clues and signs and hear the angelic messages. For this reason, when you receive a divine sign, trust that your angel is with you and trying to get your attention.

10th Reason: You Are Love
Whenever you are sensing your guardian angel's presence around you, trust that your angel is delivering a message of unconditional love to you.  The angel signs you see are to help you remember that you are truly and completely loved.  Because you are a perfect expression of the Divine Creation, the Divine is always inside of you, and for this reason, you always resonate with truth.  Remember, you are created on something good and everlasting, something pure and true – and this defines your very essence.  You are love.

What Should You Do Next When You See an Angel Sign?

Have an attitude of gratitude for your guardian angel's love and assistance when you receive a sign. If you feel unsure, ask your guardian angel for clear signs and messages so it's easy for you to understand.  You can ask in silence or out loud and be patient as the answer you seek will be revealed to you at the right time. To help you develop your relationship with the angels and become more in tune with their presence, below are some basic ways for you to receive their signs and messages:

  • Meditation and Prayer: Stay aware and be present in the moment (release any guilt from the past and don’t worry about the future) and focus on your breath.
  • Journal or Write Letters: Express your feelings and desires into words to your angels.  You can keep the letters in a safe place or release each one by burning it.
  • Lighting Candles and Incense: Light candles to banish darkness during prayer or meditation.

Bear in mind that your guardian angel was assigned to you at the time of your birth and your angel is here with you now – right now. It’s just a matter of being presently quiet and tuning in to the angel signs and messages by paying attention to everything that happens around you. There are clues everywhere on your journey.  Whenever you are seeing angel signs, rest assured that they are divine messages of love and light to help guide you on your path safely.

Remember, you’re never alone. Although there are certain situations where angels might not be able to answer your specific requests because they have something better in store for you, trust that the angels are always with you and are constantly looking for ways to help you.  

All you have to do is ask.

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  • Anne on

    In 2004, I worked overseas in Taiwan. For two consecutive mornings, I woke up to a strange voice that sounded like my mother’s voice. On the third day, I heard that voice again, but this time, I also felt a tap on my shoulder. When I turned around to look, I saw a large floating angel and the face was so bright that I could not see clearly. At that moment, I felt truly blessed and full of joy. I will never forget that wonderful experience in my entire life.

  • Lorraine on

    I was with my aunt when she passed away this past Easter weekend. Then, a couple of days ago, I was coming out of a deep sleep as I saw an angel consoling me. It was all white and its wings wrapped around me. As I fell back to sleep, I saw the angel again consoling me.

    I don’t really understand the meaning of it. I’ve been a caregiver for 10 years, even at death beds, but never have I seen angels before.

  • Sara on

    I used to not be spiritual until I took acid with my best friends on my 20th birthday. I saw a bright pink light appear in the bathroom of our cabin, and when I went inside to look, I saw no source. it was so beautiful and bright; it seemed heavenly.

    For the next few days, I started googling what the pink light could have been and eventually came across a page that described how different angels can be presented in different light rays. It felt right.

    A few weeks later, I started noticing that I would wake up at exactly 11:34 every day and found out about the angels’ different forms of communication. Since then, I have received so many different divine forms of communication and I pray to them daily. it has changed my life. I am so thankful that they showed themselves to me. I got a tattoo of the light rays in gratitude.

  • Ralph Aversa on

    I am planning a trip to Israel in April and I am nervous for two reasons. The first reason is that I will be using a new dog sitting service for my dog named TATA. The second reason is that I’m nervous about flying on a plane for 11 hours.

    I was thinking deeply about this trip, and suddenly out of nowhere, a double rainbow shines into my family room where I was sitting. I guess this was a message from my Lord Jesus Christ to let me know that everything will be all right.

  • Kathryn on

    I have been seeing divine signs for a few months, until a lady I was caring for died last week, and I have suddenly stopped seeing signs. I feel heavy-hearted at the moment and a bit lost in thought, but I am hoping the signs will come back as they were comforting me. I didn’t think I deserved them, but I was in a peaceful place until everything changed one week ago. God bless everyone reading my post and thanks to the angels for having been there; I just need them back again. 💜



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