Let’s talk about the phrase “Guardian Angel” first.
Your guardian angel would be someone or something that shields you from harm, acts as your voice of reason and helps you out in situations where no other help can be solicited.
Now take a minute and think about it. Who has been performing all these functions all these years while you sought out an imaginary personification with wings (possibly)?
The answer: Your best friend.
Here are 10 tell-tale signs that they are the guardian angel you hoped to have. That they have been silently shielding you from the world and helped you grow.
1. THEIR ARRIVAL GAVE YOU A SENSE OF COMPLETION
Yes, you had a busy friends’ circle before them. You probably had a better social life too. But you never felt complete. There was something missing in all those friendships. They were the missing jigsaw piece; the rogue link in the chain that arrived late. But they did. And your life has never been the same since. In the best of ways.
2. THEY KNOW THE CURES TO ALL YOUR WOES
“Oh so he hasn’t called?” No.
“You aren’t okay, are you?” “I am fine.”
“So I am at Baskin and Robbins. What do you want?” (cries) “I don’t want anything.”
“Choco-chip mint it is. Be there in 30 minutes.”
Just a schematic representation. But you get the idea. They know just what you need to cheer up at a given point.
3. THEY DON’T NEED TO ASK
You just impulsively tell them things about yourself which no one else knows. And you should do this more often. This is their purpose in your life. They are here to get the darkness and the hurt out and the light of grace in. This revealing secret is your first step towards growth, further and further away from the darkness of the past.
4. THEY HAVE BEEN YOUR SHIELD AND STAFF WHEN EVERYONE ELSE ABANDONED YOU
When you had no one around to wipe your tears and make you smile; when there was no sunshine in the bleak world around, they made sure you were okay. That you didn’t give up on yourself and your life and also made sure that you didn’t take a rash step which you wouldn’t be able to take back. They have quite literally saved you like a tree one holds on to in the storm.
5. THERE IS TELEPATHY BETWEEN YOU TWO
There have been times when your question, “how did you know?” has been answered with “I just do.” That’s about it. They just know.
6. YOU TWO SPEND MORE TIME TOGETHER WITH EACH OTHER THAN WITH A BUNCH OF OTHERS
You two prefer each other’s company more than the company of many. For you two the proverbial “Saturday night” is simply meeting each other and having dinner together or simply ordering pizza and watching TV together.
7. THEY ARE THERE FOR YOU
You can rely on them when you are in a really tight spot. They’ll do their best to pull you out. This is someone that you know that you can always count on, and that you can always trust them to never let you down.
8. THEY ARE YOUR VOICE OF REASON
Or alternately, they are your impulse control. They will stop you from getting yourself in messes. They will keep telling you what bothers them about your life choices and make you stop and think. However, there is no ulterior motive in it. They just have your back.
9. THEY ARE PROTECTIVE OF YOU
They are the shield that protects you from the worries of the world. Hold on to these precious people. They are the ones who are always looking out for you, not because they think that you cannot handle things on your own, but simply because they care for you and want to protect you from anything and everything.
10. THEY NEVER JUDGE YOU
Because they know why and how you turned out the way you are. And they love you for that. They will always listen to you and won’t judge you for your difficulties or situations you are in. They also don’t care about your past and how things have been and what you have done. They will never judge you, they accept you as you are, and they simply love you for who you are!