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Term: Guardian Angel

DEFINITION:
Although the biblical concept of an angel is that of a special class of non-physical created being, the popular concept is that of a highly-evolved soul or spirit of a deceased person, as if “angel” were a degree of advancement after ghost. In this concept, certain angels are assigned (by God?) to watch over and protect a specific person. Among some, the concept of the guardian angel is synonymous with spirit guide.
AUTHOR:  Don
See also:  spirit guide
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Guardian Angels
The concept of a guardian angel is extremely old. In Zoroastrianism, guardian angels were called fravashis. Before Christianity, the Romans had protective guardians. Men had a genius and women a juno. Jesus Christ confirmed the existence of guardian angels when he said: "Take heed that ye despise ...
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