2012 September 19
Posted by Steve Beckow
spirit guide “Imperator,” who spoke through pioneering spiritualist
Rev. Stainton Moses in the 1870s, and was later revealed to be the
prophet Malachi, once said:
“We desire to show you that God Himself
is the center of influence, and that His influence, flowing through
intermediary agencies, permeates humanity; and those influences
(angelic, you call them) influence mankind.
“We wish to show you how the angelic
influence surrounding the center of light diffuses itself round those it
is able to reach; and how the Spirit of the Most High, traversing those
channels, reaches all who are able to receive it.” (1)
The word angelos in Greek means messenger. Angels have many
functions in their interaction with humans, as we can see and hear in
the weekly talks that Archangel Michael gives us. They create planets
and stars. They direct human destiny and mentor nations. They give law
and scripture to humans (the Koran, the Bible). They announce messiahs,
minister to saints, and test the worthy. They bring God’s light to
humans by way of enlightenment.
A remarkable number of them have incarnated in this most important of
lifetimes. Within the last week or two I have heard two accounts of
people having seen Archangel Michael. One described him as as big as a
house. The other said he appeared to her as eight or nine feet tall,
with wings the color of a peacock, irridescent at the ends, and a voice
like James Earl Jones but without the raspiness. My understanding is
that he can appear in any size or shape that he wishes.
And he can appear in a million places at once, as he confided to us once on An Hour with an Angel:
“I have the capacity—we all do; and when
I say we all do, I mean the mighty ones, the archangels—we have the
capacity to bring the fullness of our energy to many, many, many, and
yes, if you wish, millions—millions!—of places simultaneously. It is not
bilocation. It is not multilocation. It is the ability to be present
fully and completely where we are called, where we are required, where
we wish to be. Because I am always connected also infinitely to the
heart of One, and I am always infinitely in this moment with you, on the
radio, fully connected to you.” (2)
On a recent Hour with an Angel he told Geoffrey that he need not be anywhere near this planet to know what is going on here.
Two friends experienced his prankishness. In one instance, he entered
a man who passed by a friend on a city street and made his host run a
circle around her while dancing backwards. His action definitely caught
her attention. After the man was gone, she was filled with contentment
for days. In another case, another friend was hugged by an old man on
the street who was brimming with glee and Michael later acknowledged to
both of them through a channel that it was him.
I also came out of my apartment perhaps a year ago to encounter a
young man who stopped in front of our door. I didn’t recognize him and
he just stood there looking towards the door without making a motion to
go in, which is an unsual thing for a person to do. I crossed the street
to our car and, suspicious, looked behind me only to find he was gone. I
asked my wife to drive around the block and we couldn’t see him
anywhere. Later I asked Archangel Michael in a personal reading if that
was him and he acknowledged it was. He gives these glimpses, he says,
just to raise our energy or inspire us.
Just as Archangels Michael, Gabriel, Uriel and others are here with
us today and taking a leading part in events of the end times, so they
take a leading role on the spirit planes. Imperator reported being at a
council with them, while planning out these tumultuous end-of-cycle
“We have but now returned from a great
council of the angels and spirits of the blessed, wherein we have taken
counsel and offered up solemn adoration to the Supreme. With one accord
our voices swelled in an anthem of praise, and so we received the efflux
of divine aid which shall support us in the conflict.” (3)
ascend on the spirit planes as we will do in December. And when they
do, sometimes they’re escorted by angels. For instance, Frances Banks
tells of the ascent of a young evolved spirit named Jeannie, who was
escorted by an angel from the Astral to a higher plane. At first the
angel simply visited Jeannie.
“’The Angel … came when I was resting. … You know, I think He was my Angel. I seemed to have known Him before.’” (4)
Then he came again and took her to a higher plane.
us very quietly. One moment she was there, laughing, dancing, chattering
amongst us all. Then we became aware of a Being standing beyond the
shade of the trees; a Man of Light, tall, graceful with the beautiful
limbs of a dancer. He stood in the Light and he held out his hand.
“’Come, Jeannie,’ he said. She ran to him immediately. Then she turned. Her little face was transfigured with joy.
“’It’s the Messenger,’ she cried. ‘Isn’t it wonderful! Wonderful.’
“She waved to us
all. ‘Thank you for what you have done for me. Thank you for helping me
get well. Now I shall really dance. You will come to the beautiful
Place to see me sometime, won’t you? Won’t you?’ She put her hand with
perfect trust into the hand of the Messenger. ‘Goodbye.’
“’Farewell for a space,’ we called back.
two walked down the long sunlit slopes and the Light of the Messenger
seemed even brighter than the Light shimmering over our gardens. Then
they were gone … and I, for one, felt that we had given back a ray of
sunshine to the Great Creative Sun.” (5)
On the spirit planes, Lord Dowding said,
“occasionally some great angel may descend for a special purpose,” (6)
just as they do here, now. Archangel Michael speaks to us not only
through many channels like Linda Dillon, Ronna Herman, Celia Fenn, Ron
Head and many others, but also counsels us weekly on radio shows like An Hour with an Angel and Heavenly Blessings. In this he is serving what he often calls the Divine Mother’s Plan. (7)
As Frances Banks tells us, even the angels evolve, going from Angels on up through nine orders to Seraphim.
“Angels, of course,
there are: great Beings of Light who do the Will of the Divine Creator
and who carry and transmit Power and Beauty and Light. But they too are
in the process of progress, advancement towards their own great Centres.
All is order, advancement, progress. And all is unity. Life cells
within Life cells, centres within Centres, Groups within Groups, into
the very Heart of Divinity.” (8)
That having been said, Archangel Michael has said that angels never think in terms of a hierarchy.
“Within your realm of understanding, and
in many of our attempts to speak to the human race throughout time and
space, we have talked about differences, or orders, or what you would
think of as classifications of the angelic realm. Now, I want to say,
before we even begin to address that, that we do not ever consider this a
hierarchy. If we are ridding the human collective of one addiction, it
is the addiction to think in terms of hierarchy rather than a spiral or a
There is so much to be said about angels that I don’t think I can
stop here. Hopefully I’ll have time to say a lot more because they serve
us and the other kingdoms that share the Earth, the galaxy and the
universe in so many ways because I never tire of studying them and …
well, singing their praise.
(1) Spirit leader Imperator in Rev. Stainton Moses, More Spirit Teachings. Trance Teachings. Electronically published by Meilach.com. http://www.meilach.com/spiritual/books/morest/mst01.htm , n.p.
(2) “Archangels Michael and Gabriel on the Angelic Realm: Hour with an Angel Transcript, March 26, 2012,” at http://the2012scenario.com/2012/03/archangels-michael-and-gabriel-on-the-angelic-realm-hour-with-an-angel-transcript-march-26-2012/
(3) Spirit leader Imperator in Rev. Stainton Moses, More Spirit Teachings. Spirit Writings. Electronically published by Meilach.com. http://www.meilach.com/spiritual/books/morest/mst02.htm , n.p.
(4) Frances Banks, Helen Graves, Testimony of Light. London: Churches Fellowship for Psychical & Spiritual Studies, 1975; c1969, 95. [Hereafter TOL.]
(5) Frances Banks, TOL, 95-6.
(6) Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding, Many Mansions. (London, etc.: Rider and Co., n.d., 59.
(7) When God is formless, many religions think of the One as the
Father; when God enters the world of form, many religions address the
One as the Mother.
(8) Frances Banks, TOL, 118.
(9) “Archangels Michael and Gabriel on the Angelic Realm: Hour with an Angel Transcript, March 26, 2012,” at http://the2012scenario.com/2012/03/archangels-michael-and-gabriel-on-the-angelic-realm-hour-with-an-angel-transcript-march-26-2012/