Archangels span many religious traditions. These spiritual beings, who hover between mankind and the creator, were said in 1990 to be an endangered species.
Yes, angelologist, Malcolm Godwin, stated in his book, Angels, that humans were losing contact with these glorious winged beings. The angels were no longer being praised in song, depicted in artistic creations or invoked in our daily rituals. Yet at that time about fifty percent of Americans disclosed that they “believed” in angels. Today the numbers are even higher. The disconnect IS that we need new ways to get in touch with these INNER lights.
Most of us have have heard about the guardian angels. They are with us for life and assist us as they are allowed by Divine Law. The seven Archangels are an entirely different matter. Each of these lofty presences has a ministry or unique way of helping humanity. They guide all the beings who would assist them in achieving their goals and grounding specific qualities in this world. Archangels are active everyday of the week but especially on their individual day.
The Archangels for the Seven Days of the Week
Archangel Michael rules Sunday. He is the greatest of all angels in the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths. He embodies the holy virtues of sincerity and trust, often being pictured with a sword. He administers justice by weighing the souls in the Last Judgement.
Archangel Gabriel rules Monday. He is associated with human reproduction and childbirth. He oversees the natural workings of the lunar calendar. Streams, rivers, lakes and oceans carry his energy. Gabriel stills the emotions and is shown carrying a white lily.
Archangel Sammael rules Tuesday. He was once thought to be the angel of death and the prince of demons. Today he is viewed as an agent of persistence and courage. Sammael aids us in dealing squarely with our challenges. He provides us with the model of the noble warrior.
Archangel Raphael rules Wednesday. He works as a healer and attends pilgrimages. He oversee all matters of learning and communication. Raphael gives skill in crafts, business and merchandising. He smiles down on musicians and makers of musical instruments.
Archangel Sachiel rules Thursday. He has a generous nature and a great sense of humor. He pushes for abundance and sees the absolute best in everyone. Sachiel is the benefactor of teachers from pre-school to post-graduate. He pushes for an equal playing field for all.
Archangel Anael rules Friday. He is associated with human love and sexuality. He inspires those who are artistically creative and working for peace. Annael is a visionary and helps us to overcome our spiritual reservations. He carries our innermost prayers to the heavens.
Archangel Cassiel rules Saturday. He advocates that solitude be taken to simplify our lives. He teaches us to be practical and self-reliant. The interests of Cassiel rest primarily in agriculture, construction, restoration and investments. He works slowly but surely.