How to Meet & Work with Spirit Guides (Llewellyn’s Practical Guide to Personal Power) (Mass Market Paperback)

How to Meet & Work with Spirit Guides (Llewellyn's Practical Guide to Personal Power)

According to the author of this text, we often experience spirit contact in our lives but fail to recognize it for what it is. As a solution, this book shows how to access and attune to beings such as guardian angels, nature spirits and elementals, spirit totems, archangels, gods and goddesses, as well as family and friends after their physical death.

About the Author
Ted Andrews is a full-time author, student, and teacher in the metaphysical and spiritual fields. He conducts seminars, symposiums, workshops, and lectures throughout the country on many facets of ancient mysticism, focusing on translating esoteric material to make it comprehensible and practical for everyone. This includes resynthesizing ancient scriptures, literature, and teachings for use by the modern spiritual student. Ted is certified in basic hypnosis and acupressure, and is involved in the study and use of herbs as an alternative path in health care. He is active in the holistic healing field, focusing strongly on esoteric forms of healing with sound, music, and voice. Trained in piano, Ted also employs the use of the Celtic harp, bamboo flute, shaman rattles, Tibetan bells, Tibetan Singing Bowl, and quartz crystal bowls to create individual healing therapies and induce higher states of consciousness. Ted is a clairvoyant and also works with past-life analysis, aura interpretation, dreams, numerology, and Tarot. Andrews is the author of The Healer’s Manual; Animal-Speak, How to See & Read the Aura; Dream Alchemy; Crystal Balls & Crystal Bowls; How to Develop & Use Psychic Touch; How to Heal with Color; Sacred Sounds; Magickal Dance; and many other titles. (more…)

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Address of Jan. 31, 2004: Basics of Spiritualism

by John

I greet you my brothers and sisters, I greet you as you read these words which come to you from a world which you cannot see, but which you can sense, a world which is your true home, a world, out of which you came to collect experiences on this earth, to learn here. So therefore you came as humans to this planet, but yet you are spirit, just as I am. As such you will also return to the spirit world, but the time has not yet come for this. And so you are busy with your life, with your tasks, with your problems, and you are so busy with your tasks that you are hardly able to remember and be aware of what you truly are and why you are on this planet, and why you lead this life, exactly this life. And of course you don’t know why you encounter the tasks with which you have to deal with, and you don’t know why life is often difficult and what it is all for.

These tasks were created so you can learn, not only with your mind, but so your soul can learn. Your soul wants to collect many experiences, wants to learn a lot, this is why your soul has chosen a number of tasks, put together a variety of situations, to learn those things which are now important for your soul. The tasks and problems which you carry with you are not a coincidence, but they have a purpose, and if you look back on your own life, on what has happened so far, you will be able to recognize a number of situations which were difficult, even extremely difficult, but you were strengthened through these situations. You were allowed to learn a lot, you became rich within, not only rich in experiences but also inner knowledge, which now accompanies you on your path.

About the words you can read here. It may not be easy to understand, that this can happen at all. But you all have had dreams, and in these dreams you could communicate with other beings. Of course you might say “this is only a dream”, but in a way you have communicated with another world. This is not the time to talk about what dreams are, but I want to give you a simple comparison to show you that it is possible to communicate by thought. Maybe you have had a situation where you thought of a sentence, and someone next to you speaks out your thoughts. Or, you started a sentence, and someone else can finish that sentence, or vice versa. All this is possible because spiritual beings like yourself can communicate without the need to produce sound waves.

This way it is also possible that the brother through whom I am talking can receive my thoughts and pass them on to you, so you can receive them as well.

Well, I spoke about that you are all soul, are spirit, this is the core of what is inside of you, the core of your essence is your soul. This soul, as it is in the body you are currently occupying, cannot remember much. This has a reason. There are many people who wonder why they cannot remember what happened before their birth. Many cannot even remember what happened during childhood. There is hardly a human who can remember his or her own birth, not to mention what was before that. There is a good reason for this. You are on this planet to learn. Of course this learning is incremental, but every human life can be compared to a book that is being written. Each soul writes a book and each new page is a new human life. As if you cannot turn the page pack, you cannot look back at your previous lives. But, this gives you a fresh start for each life. It makes sense that you cannot look back and see what happened to your soul before. One reason of life is to learn. You can learn best when you are free, free from old burdens. Imagine that this is not your first life on earth, but you had many others before. Imagine, you can remember all these lives. I hope you can imagine that this might not be an advantage. You would not only remember the nice moments, but also much where you would see which mistakes you have made. Believe me it is good you cannot remember all those mistakes you have made. In a few circumstances it might make sense for you to know what you have experienced in a previous life, but it makes sense to trust higher beings to give you this information, when and if necessary. It could be necessary for you to understand certain circumstances in your life.

I hope these introductory words have helped you to understand what happens here and also to understand why you are human on this planet earth.

Amen.


Address of Mar. 30, 2003: Guardian Angels

by archangel Gabriel

Greetings to you, dear friends on earth! As we are joined again, not physically in flesh and blood, but in spirit, connected by thoughts as you read these words, I would like to remind you and everyone who may come to read my words, that you are never alone, no matter how desperate you may perceive your situation in life. You are always in company of your spirit guide and your guardian angel, and at times there are many more, depending on the tasks that you are to deal with. While your guardian angel ensures that your physical body will not be harmed in such a way that you cannot complete your mission, which can sometimes be a very challenging task for guardian angels, as some humans prefer to abuse their own body and take risks that are, how can I put this, very unnecessary and sometimes only for entertainment, or for curiosity, sometimes even with the intent to cause harm to one’s own body out of lack of realization what the body is for, what life is for. I’m saying this so you can understand your fellow humans more who follow such a self-destructive path, they have lost orientation and a sense of purpose. However, allow me to add that sometimes your guardian angel has to step aside, so you can follow the path you have chosen, or so you can learn important lessons. The missions of humans are quite complex and involve several roles for each of you, as you play a certain role in you family, yet another in your area where you interact with friends, and furthermore where you may interact with colleagues or other humans regarding any work you may do. For some of these roles, souls choose to allow some damage to their physical form (disease or injury), to learn more about themselves, also to allow others to learn to deal with such a situation, which are very important and valuable lessons for all involved, and I do not want to list all what can be learned from this, but there is a lot, which you may know if you have been through such a situation. However, in general guardian angels are allowed to assist you, and your spirit guides, and help maintain your physical body, while your spirit guides have the task of making arrangements with other humans’ guides for needed interactions, for arranging “events” which will allow you to find and follow your path if you choose to do so, giving you hints along the way, arranging meeting people “by coincidence”, scheduling things that need to happen so you can meet your tasks. Well, dear friends, it is time for me to bring my thoughts to an end for today, so let me close by sending you blessings. Amen.


Address of Sep. 26, 1999: Spirit Friends & Guidance

by archangel Zadkiel

Greetings to you all, my dear friends on earth! May you find inner peace and harmony within yourself. I greet you also from your friends from the spirit plane, from your guardian angels, your spirit guides, and numerous spirit friends. In these times, that present themselves as challenging and confusing to many, it is important, very important, to remember their loving presence near you, and to become more aware of them being near you, right by your side. It is a wonderful experience to become aware of your spirit friends by you. They are always with you, but they are seldom remembered by those they accompany. This has been the normal course of events in recent decades, but as you enter the transition into the new age, it is important to realize that they are at your side, to support, guide, protect and teach you. Without accepting their help, spiritual growth and advancement becomes very difficult, if not impossible, thus it is essential to accept their presence, and begin to realize their presence in daily life. As your spirit guide is fully aware of your chosen tasks and in close contact with your soul, your higher consciousness, this spirit guide assists you to follow your path, to bring you the right encounters, experiences and events. At the same time, your guardian angel protects your physical body as much as possible to allow you the completion of your mission. However, there are many humans on earth, that not only deny the presence of these spirit helpers, thus making their task difficult if not impossible, which explains also why some people go deep into the wrong path and then have to end their incarnation, but also there are many, who even fight their presence, their influence, their work to teach them, their efforts to bring them back onto the path they have chosen but are denying. This fighting an invisible enemy can go so far that they ally with dark forces, who are luring them into temptation with sweet promises, giving them what they desire with their mind or lust. Once these humans are engulfed with the negativity of these forces, which may be called demons, they too often do not even want to let go of their dark companions, who eventually can even completely take over their physical body, with that human experiencing what could be described as being unconscious, helplessly trapped in a body they have no control over. I am saying this to you not to create fear, but understanding for such individuals, should you be in contact with someone like this. Much evil has been done by such, that were influenced by demons, as you may review the recorded history of mankind, you can easily find many examples. It is sad to see that so many humans have been under the indirect influence of evil, not finding the inner strength to resist temptation to follow such leaders. It is indeed true that the dark forces have great strength, but let me repeat very clearly that they only have the strength that humans give them, when you consider them strong, then they are. The power of light is always stronger than darkness. Darkness is the absence of light! This is such an important statement that you need to fully understand in its effects, as it applies very broadly, thus in many instances in your own life, and your environment. Once you realize its significance and truth, you have already made a valuable, large step towards the light, away from darkness or temptation. Some say, evil is not bad, there is truth in that to the extent that evil is around on purpose to test the souls that incarnate, to test their values, their moral, their resistance to temptation. It is not a sin to fall for temptation and recover from the fall, realizing it was such. Then, an important lesson has been learned – thus, the “evil” that caused the fall, was beneficial to the human that made the fall. To blindly follow demons, of course, is not the right way to go, but when the human in the end realizes the error, then much has been gained. This is one reason why it has been said that it is important to be not judgmental towards your fellow man, who may go through some rough experiences to learn an important lesson. Some that are despised by many even chose such path to mirror a part of those that are upset to show and demonstrate clearly to them what they need to work on themselves, such as someone seeing a drunk acting really silly may help to stop drinking, or even worse, when a fatal accident is observed, this may help others to be less careless – as a few simple examples. As in the last example, those that sacrificed their lives may very well have accepted this fate before incarnating on this planet, to teach others about certain dangers. This does not mean that all that have fatal accidents had this experience for that reason, but some do. Many, of course, simply did not heed the warning and had to experience the consequences of their carelessness. Again, when the lesson is learned, this is not something bad, but a gain for the soul. I hope I have explained this clearly enough. As you can see from what I described, it is becoming more and more important to accept the presence of your guardian angel and your spirit guide, to work together, for your own spiritual growth. You can benefit greatly by allowing this cooperation, it is not a giving up of yourself to the will of some spirit, quite to the contrary, but instead of asking some physical so-called “friends” near you about their opinion and basing your decisions partly or wholly upon what they may suggest for reasons you probably don’t even know, it would be much wiser to ask your spirit guide who knows what you truly want, as your soul, and who will never betray, cheat or deceive you. Your spirit guide and guardian angel may be some of the very few beings around you that you can fully trust. I hope you understand what I am telling you! This is important, and if I can see that there is a lot of misunderstanding about this, I will explain this in more detail at a later time. Be greeted, dear friends on earth! May the blessings of the Lord be with you, and may his light guide you! Amen. Amen. Amen.


Lesson 15: Spiritual Connections

by archangel Zadkiel

Greetings, my dearest friends on earth! As we unite together through spirit and mind, distant or close, earlier or later, as we are all spirit we are connected through the web of cosmic energy that flows through all life and creates a spiritual connection among all souls, incarnated or not. Through this connection you cannot only learn to tune in and communicate among another without speaking a word, regardless of the distance, with other words, you can communicate through telepathy, but this spiritual connection also allows you to feel and sense not only what is around you in your immediate surroundings, but you can tune in to any place in space and time. This may be too much for your mind to understand, but if you feel to your heart, you will be able to realize that I speak the truth. However, this connection can even deliver a blessing when you tune in – while you receive this message of mine, there are angels bringing you light and blessings as the connection gets established. Allow yourself to be open to these gifts, and you shall be able to receive the love of the Creator. Angels are wonderful beings, helpful to the human soul, as this is their task and their objective in their existence, and their way of learning and advancing, as well. While humans learn by incarnating, angels learn by helping and observing, and as you may know, they exist on a higher plane than human life, which makes them invisible to the human eye unless an angel decides to appear in physical form.

I have noticed that some of you have been wondering who I am. I belong to the order of archangels, and work closely together with archangel Michael, and at times with archangel Gabriel. It is my duty to oversee the spiritual development of mankind, and help in various ways not only by coordinating, but also by lightwork, as well as through teaching, as you can see here. I have incarnated a few times to learn more about being human, to experience what it means to be with a physical body and without knowledge of who I really am, just like you are. How many of you can recall all their past, all their lives? Who is fully aware of the karma they carry around? Or the dharma, the good deeds you have done in the many lives as a human being on this and possibly other planets? I needed to experience this, not only observe, so I could fully understand how human life progresses and how you grow spiritually, so I can better assist you in your quest. I love you, my dear friends, and bring you the message of light.

I feel I have said enough for today, be blessed and open your heart so you may receive the blessings from the Lord, brought to you by the angels around you. Amen. Amen. Amen.