Spirit guides are beings that have incarnated on Earth before, unlike angels. Before you came to Earth, you made agreements or contracts with the many beings that are currently in your earthly life, your Spirit guide being one as well. Spirit guides help us to access information not available to us at this level of our unconscious. They help you on your journey to spiritual awakening. Spirit guides can help with the most challenging of life's questions, healing, teaching, and guiding you to your highest good.
As with the Law of Attraction, your Spirit guides are probably on a similar learning path as you and have been assigned to you to help you evolve. Just because they no longer occupy the Earth, doesn’t mean that their learning has stopped. Even when we cross to the other side, we never stop learning. You may work with them your entire life, or they may change as you change. The Universe is always quick and ready to come to your aid with whatever you need in your evolution.
Spirit guides can be men or woman, young or old, and any nationality. However, they will never force themselves into your awareness. You must ask and invite them to help, that is the key. They aren't going to give you lottery numbers, but will help you in emergencies, and most of all your spiritual development as your consciousness is raised bringing you into a higher vibration. They can communicate to us by showing us (clairvoyance), by speaking to us in that still small voice (clairaudience), through meditation or even in the dream state.
In my experience, each guide has a specific personality that differentiates them, just like the people in our lives. My first guide was "Jack" which I had from childhood until I was in my thirties. Once I began developing my psychic abilities, they changed again. You may know their name, or you may not, but that isn't what is important. They don't really care as they are no longer operating from their ego anymore. The important thing to understand is they are there specifically for you and your spiritual growth, and they are excited to get started helping you on your life's journey.
I have different guides when I'm doing readings and healings versus everyday things. I'm not really sure how many guides I have, and it doesn't really matter, I just know they are there. Most importantly, I do know that my life has never been the same since I have connected to them. Believe it or not, they even help me find things that are lost and give me a heads up when something is coming my way. Everybody has one or many whether they realize it or not, and they are patiently waiting for you to connect, so that you can become inspired and get busy doing what you initially came here to do. Let them help you to remember what you came here for.
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