Originally Posted by ChrisL
Midnite - There are all kinds of reasons an angel might show up to help out. Looking at the Bible, we see examples of comforting others, announcing a great event, helping to be released from prison (i.e. Peter), etc. We might run into someone at a bookstore, on the bus, at the supermarket, and a few words from them help us shift our perspective or inspire us in a certain direction. And there are rites that can be used to call on angels/demons for specific purposes. There are books out there if you're interested in that kind of thing.
Have you ever heard of them coming to stay? Possibly chose to incarnate and embody themselves to then progress to an Ascended Master level.