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Archangel Jophiel is the angel of beauty and wisdom. Though angels do not have actual physical genders, Archangel Jophiel is usually represented with feminine traits.
The name Jophiel literally means ‘beauty of God.’ She is also known by the names Iofiel and Sophiel in some traditions.
While many popular culture sources depict angels as bureaucratic functionaries, angels are actually much more powerful than this.
Operating independent of the restrictions of space and time, angels are able to provide us with the assistance and guidance that we need to reach our full personal potential.
What is an Archangel?
We are all familiar with angels, and most people believe that they have a guardian angel who protects and guides them throughout their lives.
Archangels are like guardian angels in that they are directly involved in the affairs of living beings such as humans and animals.
But archangels are of a higher order and act with a higher spiritual authority.
In the Book of Revelations it is mentioned that there are seven angels who dwell in the presence of the Lord. These are the original seven archangels.
Angels, including guardian angels and archangels, are common to all major religious traditions including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and even many forms of Buddhism.
Archangels are powerful celestial beings who are charged with the responsibility of carrying out the will of God and spreading God’s infinite love to all sentient beings.
Who is Archangel Jophiel?
As the angel of beauty and wisdom, Archangel Jophiel is the patron of artists and artistic illumination. John Milton in Paradise Lost referred to Jophiel as the ‘cherubim with the swiftest wing.’
The speed of Jophiel’s flight refers to the high vibrational energy at which Jophiel operates in our lives.
As a high vibrational ascendant being, Jophiel moves at the speed of our thoughts to raise our personal vibration to the level needed for us to experience creative and spiritual illumination.
Archangel Jophiel is known to heal negative emotions and chaotic situations. Her beautiful and peaceful mind can bring us serene thoughts that help us organize our homes and work spaces.
Archangel Jophiel’s element is fire and her color is yellow. This is symbolic of the flame of creativity and the light of spiritual illumination.
It is said that when we encounter Archangel Jophiel, there will be a golden yellow light known as Jophiel’s yellow ray.
Archangel Jophiel resides in the Halls of Wisdom, working with angels who are charged with the task of spreading the wisdom of God throughout the universe.
Jophiel can help anyone who calls upon her to absorb information, bring order and serenity to your thoughts, and provide the artistic and intellectual inspiration that you need to complete artistic projects.
Jophiel and the Sword of Wisdom
Jophiel is mentioned in the Old Testament as one of the angels in the Garden of Eden that guards the Tree of Life with a flaming sword.
This flaming sword is Jophiel’s sword of discriminating wisdom.
This sword cuts through our delusions and personal illusions, bringing us to truth and wisdom.
Jophiel is associated with humanity’s first use of their free will. With the flaming sword of wisdom, Jophiel helped Adam and Eve experience life to the fullest. Jophiel’s wisdom frees us to meet our personal destiny.
Archangel Jophiel’s Yellow Ray
When Archangel Jophiel appears in our lives, she is usually accompanied by a ray of golden yellow light that is often called Jophiel’s sunshine ray.
One of Jophiel’s gifts is the appreciation of real, genuine beauty. When we invoke Jophiel’s wisdom flame, you will receive help in any situation that involves clarity of mind and perception.
Jophiel’s yellow ray radiates wisdom, beauty and illumination.
With Jophiel’s help we can build a strong connection with our higher self and interact with spiritual guides and angels who can help us in our spiritual development.
As the angel of beauty, Jophiel can help us keep our energy bodies clean and our vibration high in our career and workplace.
Jophiel can help us attain career success, especially if we are involved with an artistic line of work, such as the beauty industry, or any type of creative occupation.
Calling on Archangel Jophiel
We should call on Archangel Jophiel in situations where we need mental clarity and creative inspiration, such as when we are in the midst of a creative endeavor of some kind.
Jophiel can help you manifest joy and personal happiness, and bless all of your creative pursuits.
When you invoke Archangel Jophiel, make sure that you are not asking for help in a situation that you can handle on your own.
To invoke archangel Jophiel, go to a quiet, sacred space in your home and light a yellow candle. Repeat the following invocation either aloud or silently, as feels right to you:
Dearest Archangel Jophiel, archangel of beauty and wisdom, please bless my creative endeavors.
Open my eyes that I may notice the beauty in the people around me as well in every part of Creation, including myself.
Empower me to maintain a clear mind even in times of chaos and make my mind orderly and serene. Inspire me to trust in
God’s greater purpose for me and lend me the patience and the wisdom to recognize God’s beauty in every situation. — Amen
Archangel Jophiel also helps us stay open and alert to the authentic beauty that is already present in our lives. By awakening us to this beauty, we feel enriched and enlivened.