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First 10 Questions to Ask Your Spirit Guide or Guardian Angel

As you establish your spiritual practice you may not know exactly what to ask when you connect with your guides or angels. So here are ten questions which will allow you to connect more deeply with your guide and get more out of each time you contact them.

And there is ONE thing that you may well be forgetting.

Read on to learn more.

Spirit Guide or Guardian Angel at Night in Starry Sky

1. What is Your Name?

Asking your guide or angel their name allows you to identify each presence, as you may well have more than one guardian. Each guide will have a different way of communicating; they may speak or write a name or their messages may appear in characters (letters) or symbols, shapes or be represented by a physical object. If in non-verbal and non-written form, you can also commit the object or image to memory and recall it to call on your guide or angel in the future.


Be attuned to all senses and all ways

in which a guide or angel may communicate with you.

This may or may not be in verbal form.

You may see a symbol, an image, or a sound may come to you,

or a download of knowledge may be transmitted to you.

2. How Long Have You Been with Me?

I believe we all have at least one guide or an angel from birth, but different guides appear at different times. Some may even come from a previous lifetime, so ask them if you knew each other from another life or between lives to better understand the history of your relationship.

3. What is Your Purpose?

Some guides are simply lifelong guardians, watching over you, and others come at specific times in your life: in a crisis, in ill health, or at the birth of your child or another key life event.

Some are here to protect you, some to teach you, and some to get you back on track when you wander off life's path.

Ask them their purpose to know how you will work together and who to call on at different times for different needs.

4. What is the Reason for Your Visit Tonight?

Whether your guide or angel has a specific purpose or not, there may be a time-bound reason they are visiting you tonight: to help you when you most need it, to warn you, or to reassure you at a time of despair or stress.

Even after they have communicated their purpose, ensure that every time you meet, you ask them the purpose of each visit every time you meet.

5. What Is the Most Important Next Step for Me?

Guides and angels are not here to tell us how to lead our lives, but to give guidance, reassurance and support. There may be several questions you wish to ask, but ensure that you always ask them what is the next step you should take in the near future.


Ask your guide or angel open-ended questions

rather than closed yes/ no questions

6. What Are My Gifts?

Not only do your guides provide you with insight into your own life, but they can also help you gain a greater understanding of yourself. You may be overlooking your own talents and skills. Ask them to show you what your gifts are and allow them to show the greatness that they see within you.

7. What Is My Purpose or Mission?

Asking not just your guide's mission but also your own life mission or purpose. They may not tell you directly, so additional questions may be: - will I work mainly inside or outside? - alone or with others?

- is there a specific tool or instrument I will use?

- what skill do I need to learn to fulfill my life's purpose?

8. Through Which Senses Do You Communicate?

You can ask this question out loud or through your inner voice.

Messages may or may not come in the form of words. Just as they may communicate their name in spoken or unspoken form, they may also convey messages through different forms. They may write, show you a scene, and music may accompany them.

Be attuned to information you receive immediately afterwards. For example, you may well have a very vivid dream after meeting with your guide which completes the answers to your questions.

Or the morning after you meet with a guide, you may hear a song that contains meaningful information. Also, be attuned to synchronicity in the days after a meeting with your guide or angel. You may notice an unusual object in your daily life, or a symbol may suddenly appear in your home or place of work or study. Notice what stands out to you after the encounter as well as during it.

9. How Will I Know You Are with Me in Everyday Life?

Your guides may be trying to make their presence known even outside of a hypnosis or meditation session. So ask them how you to know when they are nearby.

10. How Can I Reach You in the Future?

Not everyone needs to enter into trance state through meditation or hypnosis in order to connect with their guides. But, whatever your natural ability, meditation or hypnosis makes the process easier.

As well as a regular meditation or hypnosis practice, a ritual will also help you connect more easily with your guides or angels in the future, sitting in the same spot, holding the same amulet to attract the right guide, and repeating the same mantra.

And don't forget...

Give Thanks!

Gratitude is a renewing source of love. As you give thanks, you deepen the connection between the two of you.

Beginner's Meditation Connect with Your Spirit Guide or Angel in Your Safe Place

If you are new to your spiritual practice, this beginner's meditation helps you establish your practice with multiple levels of physical and psychic protection. Don't skip these. Enjoy the journey to your sanctuary on a hilltop where you can create the perfect place to meet your guide or angel. You can also browse all my spirit guide and guardian angel MP3s here to download and listen to offline, anytime. I hope you enjoy this introductory meditation.

Thanks for Reading!

Sarah Dresser, Creator of Unlock Your Life

My name is Sarah from 'Unlock Your Life' and I quit a 17-year corporate career to create the job I love to provide support for health in mind, body and spirit.

I did not seek out the spiritual world; I was always aware of it from a young age.

You can access my hypnosis meditations, and affirmations sessions on my YouTube channel here, and connect with me on Facebook and Instagram.

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As always, I am here to support you on your journey.

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