“You’re an angel!”
In romance, the term “angel” is often used to describe a partner who possesses heavenly beauty. It’s a term that has become ingrained in our culture and is frequently employed as a term of endearment. However, it might be worth considering that the true meaning of an angel transcends mere physical attractiveness. By redefining the label, we can better appreciate the significant role these “angels” play in our lives.
In religious and spiritual contexts, angels are regarded as divine messengers who assist humans in overcoming their fears and navigating the challenges of life. They provide guidance, protection, and support, and are revered for their wisdom and benevolence. This understanding of angels offers a much more profound perspective on the term, and when applied to our romantic partners, it elevates the importance of their presence in our lives.
When we call our partners “angels,” we should not only acknowledge their physical beauty but, more importantly, recognize their ability to inspire courage and love within us. These angels in human form help us face our fears, encourage our growth, and remind us of the power of love in a world that can be cold and unforgiving. They act as our guiding lights, illuminating the path forward and providing comfort during our darkest moments.
As we navigate life, having an angel by our side becomes one of the most precious gifts we could ever receive. These partners offer us the strength to persevere, the motivation to achieve our dreams, and the empathy to understand the emotions of others. Their presence in our lives is transformative, enabling us to become the best versions of ourselves.
Matthew 28:1-10. Then the angel said to the women in reply, “Do not be afraid! I know that you are seeking Jesus the crucified…”
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 2023-098: APRIL 8, 2023]