How to Recognize Archangel Haniel

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Archangel Haniel is known as the angel of joy. She works to direct people who are searching for fulfillment to God, who is the source of all joy. If you’ve become frustrated or disappointed looking for happiness and coming up short, you can turn to Haniel to develop the kind of relationship with God that will bless you with a truly enjoyable life, no matter what circumstances you find yourself in. All you have to do is be alert to signs that Haniel is present.

Experiencing Joy Within

Haniel's signature way of communicating with people is by giving them a fresh sense of joy within their souls, believers say. In her "Encyclopedia of Angels, Spirit Guides and Ascended Masters," Susan Gregg writes that "in an instant, Haniel can change your mood from one of great hopelessness to one of great joy." Gregg adds that Haniel "brings harmony and balance wherever she goes" and "reminds you to find fulfillment from within rather than trying to find happiness from outside yourself. She reminds humans that external joy is fleeting, while the happiness that comes from within is never lost."

In "The Angel Bible: The Definitive Guide to Angel Wisdom," Hazel Raven writes that Haniel "brings emotional freedom, confidence, and inner strength" and "ameliorates emotional turmoil by balancing the emotions."

Discovering Something You Especially Enjoy Doing

Haniel may be encouraging you when you derive special joy from doing a particular activity, say believers. "Haniel brings out hidden talents and helps us to find our true passions," writes Kitty Bishop in her book "The Tao of Mermaids." Bishop continues:

"Haniel’s presence can be felt as calming, serene energy which enables you to clear out mental and emotional debris. In their place, Haniel brings in passion and purpose...Haniel reminds us to let our light shine and that it is only our fear that holds us back from showing the world who we truly are."

In her book "Birth Angels: Fulfilling Your Life Purpose With the 72 Angels of the Kabbalah," Terah Cox describes a variety of different ways that Haniel helps people discover something they especially enjoy doing. Cox writes that Haniel "gives ascent and intellectual force to a path or work motivated by love and wisdom; enables the works of heaven (higher impulses) to be implanted on Earth (lower planes of manifestation, the body)." She says that Haniel "helps to instill strength, stamina, determination, and a strong sense of self with unlimited possibilities and potentials."

Finding Joy in Relationships

Another sign of Haniel's presence is experiencing surges of joy in your relationships with God and other people, believers say. Haniel "instills the desire to praise, celebrate, and glorify God in order to reignite the spark of vitality between the human and the divine," writes Cox.

In her book "Angel Healing," Claire Nahmad writes that Haniel helps us clarify our feelings:

"Haniel teaches us to experience romantic love from a standpoint of poise, balance, and sanity...Haniel shows us how to achieve a proper perspective by combining personal love with unconditional love, and unconditional love with the appropriate degree of responsibility to self. She teaches us to embrace wisdom, insight, and stability whilst we enjoy the euphoria of being in love."

Seeing Green or Turquoise Light

If you see green or turquoise light around you, Haniel may be nearby, believers say. Haniel works within both the green and white angel light rays, which represent healing and prosperity (green) and holiness (white).

Haniel's turquoise light signifies clear perception, writes Raven in "The Angel Bible":

"Turquoise is a balanced blend of green and blue. It helps to develop our unique individuality. It is the New Age color of the Age of Aquarius that encourages us to seek spiritual knowledge. Haniel is the archangel of divine communication through clear perception...Invoke Archangel Haniel’s Turquoise Ray to give you strength and perseverance when you feel weak."

Noticing the Moon

Haniel may also try to send you a sign by drawing your attention to the moon, believers say, since the archangel has a special affinity for the moon.

Haniel "radiates inner qualities outwardly like the full moon," writes Doreen Virtue in "Archangels 101":

"Haniel is the angel of the moon, particularly the full moon, akin to a lunar deity. Still, she remains a monotheistic angel faithful to the will and worship of God. It’s very effective to call upon Haniel during the full moon, especially if there’s anything you’d like to release or heal."