I enjoy exploring ideas about who we are and why we are here, and I'm pretty sure at least one of my kids is a 'crystal child'.
If you feel a little bit different, as if you don’t quite fit into mainstream society, then there’s a chance you might be an earth angel. Weird, huh? What exactly is that anyway? Well, what it isn’t is some sort of divine, mystical being with wings. An earth angel is a human being, but a very special one. Read on to see if you are an earth angel.
Shelley, an Earth Angel
When Shelley was a teenager, she felt distanced from her classmates. She had friends and she wasn’t bullied or anything, but she found she wasn’t interested in the things they were interested in. She couldn’t really understand why what she thought was important in life barely touched them at all. She seemed to notice things that they didn’t: the breeze that caressed her skin as she walked to school, the quality of the air, the sounds of birds, the way the sidewalk changed color when it rained. Her friends didn’t pay any attention as they gossiped about boys, and constantly checked their phones.
As she grew older, she began to understand that she was different. That her priorities weren’t the same as most people she knew. She loved to spend time with her grandmother, and older people generally. She also found joy in playing with young children. Animals, also, gravitated to her. Shelley didn’t know it then, but she was (and is) an earth angel.
Seven Signs of an Earth Angel
Here’s what to look out for in your earth angel. She’s usually, but not exclusively, a woman. And that’s because the traits of an earth angel are often feminine: empathy, a well-developed intuition, and compassion are generally seen as female characteristics. However, of course, there are earth angels of all genders.
1. You See the Best in People
You know that all people have the potential to be the best they can be. And that’s what you see. You know that each individual on the planet is simply trying to lead their most beneficial life. You look for that spark of goodness in every person - and they usually show it to you.
2. You Enjoy Your Own Company
While you enjoy interacting on a one-to-one basis, you also love being alone. You understand that you are your own best friend and you don’t need anyone to reflect your divinity back to you. You find it deep within your soul. You love to explore your relationship with your Source, and you love the connection you feel to the universe.
3. Children and Animals Love You
It’s just one of those things. At grown-up parties, you can be found amusing the kids in the playroom. They are so much more real than the dress-up peacock party-goers. Your connection with children feels genuine and your inner being loves to get down and party with the inner beings of the children. It’s the same with animals. A dog in distress will calm beneath your touch. A feral cat will approach you and make you her own.
4. You Expect Little and Appreciate Much
You are thrilled by the smallest things in life. You don’t need a collection of material possessions, but when someone gifts you a little something, you are happy and appreciative. You see the whole world as your gift. From early morning birdsong to the deep restfulness of your bed, life is a string of happy moments.
5. You Believe We Live Many Lives
You feel in your heart that the human experience is a temporary sojourn from ‘home’. That you are here to learn important soul lessons and that you can’t really get it wrong. And if you do, there will always be another opportunity. You think that the purpose of your life on Earth is be as joyful as possible, and if you can’t always feel joy, then you can do your best to help others feel better.
6. Magic Is Real
You know that magic happens all the time. Eventually science might catch up but you know that one of the tools available to us is that we can manipulate energy. That our emotions and feelings have the power to attract a good life. That whatever we are thinking is reflected right back at us in our environment and the people around us. You may start slow, but as you grow older you become adept at guiding your thoughts to wherever they will do the most good.
7. You Cultivate Serenity
While you like to get excited, you also know that a serene and peaceful center is what creates a beautiful life. You are not a worrier. You are not a controller. You are an 'allower'. You know that most problems will be dealt with if a little time is allowed to caress them into a resolution. You know your intuition will suggest any action you need to take. You know that people will play out their dramas and you don’t have to be involved other than offering a sympathetic ear and a cup of tea. Serenity lives in you. Peace wraps around you.
Can Anyone Become an Earth Angel?
Yes, anyone can become an earth angel, but it often requires a change of attitude, beliefs and behavior. Some people can manage it, others can only aspire to it. It involves inner changes and shifts. It requires the ability to let go of the past, not worry about the future and embrace the now moment. It means trusting that everything works out in the end. It means knowing that death is not a negative event. It means being able to see the perfection in everyone. It doesn’t mean that you have to become an altruistic, do-gooder. You can be yourself. You can be authentic. You don’t have to put up with anyone taking advantage of you.
How to Live as an Earth Angel
You don’t have to change your life on the surface in any way. It is more about becoming aware that life has a deeper meaning and most of that meaning is based on joy and looking for the positive aspect of any person and situation.
An earth angel loves to spend time in nature, likes to create their perfect ‘nest’, enjoys tranquility and solitude. Having said that, they also love to engage with others for short periods. They love to learn all the time. They are not afraid of facing up to their own shortcomings, yet they are happy to ignore those of others, focusing only on the good.
Earth angels are excellent ‘forgivers’. They understand that people aren’t the things they do and that often forgiveness is a short-cut to understanding and harmony. They also know to extend forgiveness to themselves.
You are on Earth such a short time, be an angel while you are here.
Questions & Answers
Question: I think I'm an Earth Angel, so why is my life so full of bad luck?
Answer: Everyone has good things and not-so-good experiences in their life. You can allow the good things to dominate, or you can allow the negative ones to assume the most importance. There are people with cancer who still see the best in life. That's the great thing about being a human being - you get to decide.
Question: Can an earth angel suffer from an ancient curse from an earlier life that manifests in ongoing bad luck and illness? How could I remove the ancient curse?
Answer: No, it's not possible that you are still under a curse from a past life. Once a person dies, all sins and curses are wiped out. Take a good multi-vitamin and consult a doctor. Also, take walks in the fresh air and reconnect with nature as all good earth angels do.
Question: Can earth angels feel the same emotions as others?
Answer: Of course; they are human beings. In fact, they are quite likely to feel their emotions very deeply as they are sensitive.
Question: Do earth angels only live for a short time?
Answer: Earth angels are human beings and live as long as any other humans. Obviously, they are subject to accidents and illnesses, just like everyone else.
Question: Could I be an earth angel?
Answer: Of course. Read the section under "Can Anyone Be an Earth Angel". If you can aspire to, and work toward, those qualities, you can be an Earth Angel.
Question: Do Earth Angels receive visions? I receive symbols, signs, and messages. Should I start sharing to everyone?
Answer: My advice would be to keep a detailed journal. Draw your signs, record the messages. Also include what is happening in your life and see if you can distinguish patterns. You are possibly clairvoyant; it's just a question of learning how to interpret the symbols, etc. I wouldn't share it yet.
Question: Thank you for your beautiful messages. I am an earth angel because I feel strong connections with the things you said on this page. The only thing which I need to work on is anxiety. How can an earth angel serve, knowing she suffers from it? What she must do to help people better?
Answer: All I can suggest is you set yourself on a mission to discover strategies that work for you. Build up an arsenal of tools and methods to enable you to deal with your anxiety. Your life work may be to help others who suffer in a similar way.
Question: I've come to the realization that I am an earth angel. However I envision things to come, yet I can't change or prevent it from happening. Why can't I prevent it?
Answer: Probably because things are meant to unfold as they do. You may get clairvoyant glimpses into the future, but to all intents and purposes, they have already happened.
© 2017 Bev G
Bev G (author) from Wales, UK on February 20, 2019:
Thank you for sharing your great comment, Olive. And if that is your real name, it's the name of my grandmother too :)
Olive on February 20, 2019:
I am only a 9 year old and I always though I was ugly and stuff but when I was 8 about to turn 9 my back felt very weird it felt like there was something there something invisible that I could only feel something that’s called invisible wings and yes I am saying earth angels can be born to bring bright love, light and hope for me I learned earth angels aren’t perfect for myself I hate to ask for help and I don’t like to show my emotions to people that much I don’t know why… I am known too be very sensitive but really I just hide myself but I kinda show some of my real self to my family and friends I do feel like I don’t have a gender but I am as a human a girl and I was trying to find the meaning of my name and guess what the meaning was………My name was the meaning of Peace yes you may be surprised... I was named other one of my family members that I never got to met and neither did my mother she pasted away a very long time ago…yes I do feel hate AND love I just hate people who bullied me and I have never forgiven theses 3 girls who I hated since year 1 or kindergarten and i’m in year 4 one of them moved when I was in year 2 I was quit happy then one moved when we where all about to go in year 4 but sadly 1 of them are still at my school… yes I am a deep believer in everything people say aren’t real like PEOPLE SAY UNICORNS AREN’T REAL there’s a possible chance of mermaids and all of the other myths to remain alive cause we haven’t exported the whole earth and I have learned heaven isn’t clouds it’s actually out of the universe and there’s not really clouds there’s a bright golden floor out of the galaxy/universe
Ssengooba Reagan on December 04, 2018:
I am one of them because all the descriptions I have read I posses them but it is not me but God's plan.
Bev G (author) from Wales, UK on September 13, 2018:
Many blessings, Marvia.
Samuel Yankey on July 15, 2018:
All the description is about me
Yes i am a potential earth Angel and needs help to develop my gift and put it to good work please
Kari Poulsen from Ohio on December 30, 2017:
I know some earth angels. They are wonderful, giving people. Now I know more about why.
Bev G (author) from Wales, UK on December 06, 2017:
It is, Nancy. We get to choose in every moment. We are creating our future constantly. xx
Nancy Owens from USA on December 06, 2017:
It is all about the paths we follow, isn't it? The moment-to-moment flow of choices about what we focus our attention and energy on...
Thank you for writing this:)
Bev G (author) from Wales, UK on September 12, 2017:
Thank you, Glen. Yes. you are absolutely right - we are all potential 'earth angels'.
Glenn Stok from Long Island, NY on September 11, 2017:
Great descriptions. I enjoyed reading through this. I can think of someone I know who fits the image of an Earth Angel.
Something more important came to my mind as I was reading this: Your description of an Earth Angel goes to show what we all should aspire to become.
Bev G (author) from Wales, UK on August 15, 2017:
Thank you, angel Lori x
lori811 on August 15, 2017:
Another amazing article by a great lady!;)) And yes, I could be considered an Earth Angel with hidden horns. I fit most of the description but I can't forgive and, like an elephant, I never forgot. Continued $ucce$$, Missy, love your work! God bless!:))
kimbesa from USA on August 13, 2017:
Very sweet! A positive voice in a time of uncertainty and storms.
Bev G (author) from Wales, UK on August 13, 2017:
Aw... thank you, tsmog. I'm pretty sure I'm not an earth angel, but I know one when I meet one.
Tim Mitchell from Escondido, CA on August 13, 2017:
Great article! I liked learning about what an Earth Angel is. I know some and wonder if I am in an odd sense. I think those signs are great ideals to have for life. Thanks for a great article to get this Sunday morning off with a smile while going on a new adventure.