whose work is described in the book The Messengers
by Julia Ingram and G. W. Hardin, was awakened one night and
given a mystical message. As he wrote it down, he noted the
time he was awakened: 4:44 a.m. As this true story unfolds,
more and more people find themselves being awakened at 4:44
for various reasons.
Bunick's former website there is a page on which visitors
may record their own 444 experiences. There are hundreds of
stories of this type: The three hands of a standard clock
stuck on 4, a thing normally impossible. Numbers on a license
plate seen on a passing car. Receiving change from a clerk
in the amount of $4.44.
spiritual beings make themselves known to humans? It is important
that we learn their language, that we understand their desire
to remain in touch daily so that we can avail ourselves of
Kings 6, Elisha finds himself besieged in the town of Dothan
by the troops of the king of Syria. His servant sees the enemy
troops and despairs. But Elisha prays that God would open
his servant's eyes, and his prayer is answered. The servant
looks up and sees that the hillside is covered with horses
and chariots of fire, the army of God.
also surrounded by spiritual forces. We need to have our eyes
opened to the myriad signs around us which tell of the constant
attention of our angels. When my daughter was away from her
fiance for a year at school, they had a signal. Something
memorable had happened in their relationship at 10:38. So
every several days, one of them would dial the other at 10:38
and let the phone ring once. That simple sign let them know
that the other person was thinking of them.
Absolutely. But that particular behavior was a form of communication
for them. Is Nick Bunick's 4:44 subjective? Again, yes. But
if we choose to see it as significant, it becomes a channel
through which the angels can let us know of their presence.
the first two chapters of Nick's book one night before I went
to bed. That night I woke up, looked at the bedside clock,
and was astonished to see that it was 4:44. Half a dozen people
I know who have read the book have had the same experience.
We need to keep our eyes open for these and other angelic
taps on the shoulder.
has his or her own channel to the spirit world. It may be
a number or a sound or a smell, or something altogether different.
Why not try to determine what yours is, and then expect communications
through that channel? It never ceases to thrill us when, at
an unexpected moment, our angel checks in through some simple
sign, just to say "You're on the right track," or "Don't be
afraid," or "I love you."