Top 13 List: A Baker’s Dozen of 2013 Blog Posts

It has been a great year in the blogosphere, easily setting a record for highest amount of traffic since RayHemachandra.com replaced the prominently indexed former static site Hemachandra.com, which closed at the end of 2011. (You can still take a limited peek at that site via the cool time travel mechanism the Wayback Machine.) I…

Ask Your Angels: An Interview with Doreen Virtue

(Below are excerpts from two of my interviews with my friend Doreen Virtue, who also wrote for me as a columnist when I was editor in chief of New Age Retailer magazine. Doreen agreed to write that column for me out of pure kindness, and she always donated her author fees to worthy organizations. When…

Doreen Virtue describes specific archangels

(I invite you to read the post Ask Your Angels here, a richer and more recent excerpt from my interviews with Doreen that includes the short section below.) Ray Hemachandra: Would you talk about some of the specific archangels and what they do? Doreen Virtue: Absolutely! Archangel Michael is the angel to call on for…

Doreen Virtue on earthbound spirits

    Ray: Are there negative beings that correlate to angels? Do they exist? Doreen: Certain spirits can cause havoc in people — definitely yes. The main category is called earthbound spirits. These are people who have passed on while in the full throngs of active addiction. The addictions could be to substances, behaviors, or…

Doreen Virtue on signs from the angels

Ray: Doreen, what are some signs angels give to let people know they are present? Doreen: One of the most common signs is seeing flickering or flashing lights with your physical eyes. You think you’re seeing Fourth of July sparklers or flashbulbs going off. Some people have had their eyes checked by eye doctors and…

Doreen Virtue on Angels and Free Will

Ray: Do you have to ask for help from the angels to receive it? Doreen: One thing I’ve learned that is basic but bears repeating constantly: You are created with free will. Not even the Creator can help you unless you ask for help. It is up to you to be asking for help continuously,…

Doreen Virtue on Her Conversations with Angels

Ray: Why do the angels do what they do, Doreen? Doreen: Because they love us. And it’s their assignment. They are direct, pure emissaries for God. Ray: For you personally, what is a conversation with an angel like? Doreen: For me, it’s very practical. I’m talking to the angels continuously, and I have no qualms…

Doreen Virtue on Asking the Angels for Help

Ray: What are some specific examples of prayers a person might use to call upon the angels for help? How does someone trying it for the first time language things? Doreen: I want to preface my response by saying that the angels don’t care what words you use. They appreciate the engraved, fancy prayers, but…

Doreen Virtue on Connecting with Your Angels

Ray: How can you first connect with the angels? Doreen: To have conscious communication with the angels — and I emphasize the word “conscious” because I firmly believe we all are continuously and unconsciously connecting with our angels, whether we are aware of it or not — you would start in a place you feel…