The topic of Angels and their presence in our lives is experiencing a boost in popularity. It’s one of those subjects that never really goes away thanks to the constant presence of these beings, but every decade or so it seems that there is a surge in people looking for information on them.

This could have to do with the generational cycle, or maybe it’s just the way trends roll. But the fact is that many people are returning to knowledge that has been popular in the past. More and more people are getting into yoga, holistic healing, herbs, and angels.

So why is this a compelling subject that comes up time and time again?

Well, as we probably all know, there will never be enough “evidence” to support the existence of angels for many skeptics. They will always write angelic experiences off as something cheap, such as fatigue, hallucinations, a chemical imbalance, or straight-up crazy talk.

But let’s put that group aside for a moment – leave out those who will never believe in the unseen no matter how many others believe in it – and look at those who do believe. Why do we believe, and why do angels keep coming up?

For many people, it is as simple as the fact that angels exist. Different people describe them in different ways – some referring to them as “high-vibrational,” others using terms like “divine,” “heavenly,” and “of God.” They manifest in different ways in many people’s lives, but so many of the stories hold the same thread of truth that you have to think that something is going on here.

Looking back into history, it is difficult to find a civilization that doesn’t mention angels in one form or another. Beings that come and go without the confines of a physical body, but yet they are not disembodied spirits. They have vast amounts of knowledge, and so show themselves to be directly connected to the creator. Generally they have special skills, such as healing, and something about them is distinctly inhuman – they are always spoken of or depicted as though they are something more than us.

There are the wings are well, which are a source of controversy. Many people say that they have seen angels with wings, but these appendages are not generally used for flight. The wings are treated more like a sign – a way of letting people know what they’re talking to. But many people experience angels without wings, which shows that the wings are more for our benefit than anything. It’s hard to know where the wings started, or who started them (humans or the angels) but the fact is that they are part of the whole angel package, and have been for a very long time.

But going back to the fact that most civilizations talk about angels in one way or another, this just highlights one reason why angels are so popular. They are a worldwide phenomenon, and they appear to individuals regardless of race, age, or religious views. These beings are non-denominational, and are simply here to assist anyone who asks for their help.

This makes them very attractive to many people, since calling on their angels is a great way to gain powerful assistance and guidance in their lives without having to subscribe or commit to any religion.

The bottom line is that angels are a compelling mystery, and that we’re not likely to see an “explanation” for these beings in the near future. But that doesn’t stop people from experiencing them, or keep angels from being a popular topic in music, art, and life.


Lindsey Rainwater is an Angelic Life Coach and intuitive who specializes in connecting people with their angels, as well as helping them find their Life Purpose. She works with individuals from all walks of life, and works to help people transform themselves into the best they can be. You can find her on Facebook, or go to

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Comment by Lindsey Rainwater on January 27, 2014 at 2:09pm

Thank you SO much for your time and help, Kathy - I really do appreciate it. I've got so many article ideas pinging around in my head it's crazy. Sitting down and focusing on which to write next is the hard part. 

Comment by Kathy Custren on January 27, 2014 at 7:20am

Thank you, Lindsey - your article is forwarded for feature on the website. It is a pleasure reading your work, and we look forward to your next offering. Have a great day ~ Blessings!

Comment by Kathy Custren on January 26, 2014 at 12:43pm

Yes, as a rule, especially if you would like your articles considered for further publication on the OM Times website and magazine, all writers need to have their bio paragraph at the end. They should be as 'ready to publish' as possible. Thanks, Lindsey!!

Comment by Lindsey Rainwater on January 26, 2014 at 12:57am

Oh! Does the bio go on the end of each article? I wasn't sure if it went on the article, or if I was overlooking a "bio box" somewhere.

I'll add one on the end, and I'll make sure to do that in the future. Thank you for letting me know! 

Comment by Kathy Custren on January 24, 2014 at 9:15pm

Hi, Lindsay! Welcome and thank you for your impressive first article. Could you please be sure to add a brief bio paragraph at the end, so it may be forwarded to the publisher? Thanks, and keep them coming!!

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