The Archangel Gabriel is the exalted Messenger of God, whose name means "The Strength of God". Because of Gabriel's role as a communicator and mediator between Heaven and Earth, many people hold the Archangel to be a Patron Saint of broadcasters, telecommunications workers, diplomats, messengers, postal workers, and stamp collectors.
Some people believe that Gabriel is a female spirit; others hold that angels have no gender.
The energy of Archangel Gabriel is used to draw many messages of good news that uplift out spirits and help us to feel more fully connected with the Universal mind and flow. Gabriel alerts us to be awake and aware, to pay attention to what messages we in turn our giving out to the world and Universe each day so that only the best may be sent out to return to us as even more beneficial energies.
Gabriel is known as the messenger of God and the bringer of good news and hope. It is this Archangel that was said to have appeared to Mary to give her news of the impending birth of Christ. Gabriel brings news of one's spiritual destiny, that which the soul has agreed to embark upon in this lifetime. Gabriel also teaches us that no destiny is more important than another, it is just a high a destiny to tend sheep in a field as it is to be a "Spiritual Leader" or guru. Gabriel holds the books of knowledge, he was with Spirit at the beginning of creation and noted in his records the destiny and focus of each individual Soul as it was brought into being. This makes this Archangel of extreme importance in understanding one's path through life and its overall greater significance. Gabriel is said to appear to them who are ready to grasp and move forward on their destiny and in so doing Gabriel brings an ever increasing abundance of messages and hope that what one is seeking may be manifested or accomplished. Gabriel speaks to many through the heart, not the mind. It is through the voice of emotion, when one thinks of a path and feels the heart and soul soaring, that is Gabriel bringing the message that it is indeed the proper path to pursue.