Inner Awareness

The architect who sees and talks to angels


Emilio “Nonoy” Ozaeta is no ordinary professor of Architecture at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. He sees and talks to angels any time. He has been doing this since 1993.

What follows is my interview with Ozaeta:

Do you actually see and talk to angelic creatures while awake, and with your eyes open?

Yes, but I also “turn on” this ability at my own choosing. This means that I can control when I want to experience angels—at will. This allows me to manage my daily, waking life better and also protect other persons’ privacy, so I don’t unintentionally discover things about them.

Can you see them even if your eyes are closed?

I sometimes find it better to experience them if my eyes are closed, so I can filter out visual distractions. In my mind, I can still see or imagine the scene in front of me, only this time with the angel present.

When did you begin seeing these spiritual beings?

I started experiencing angels in May 1993. I was having merienda at home when a being that looked like a lively 15-year-old boy suddenly appeared in front of me.

He started “talking” to me in my mind, and we had a small conversation. The experience lasted 14 days, in which I could actually see and talk to him whom I intuitively knew to be an angel and, in fact, my angel.

Do they appear to you only in certain places, like your house, in churches or anywhere?

I experience angels anywhere and everywhere. Guiding angels are always near the persons they are connected to, which means that there are guiding angels wherever there are people. I have experienced angels attached to specific places, though, such as churches. Others may be “roving,” such as archangels. In sum, angels are everywhere you can think of.

What was your reaction when these beings first made themselves visible to you?

On hindsight, I was excited when I first saw my own angel, but I was definitely not afraid, perhaps because I seem to be naturally adventurous. I remember also being curious, which allowed me to initiate a conversation. It was a very heady experience. The funny thing was that I never doubted what I was experiencing. I merely accepted it for what it was.


How do you know they are angels?

If you’ve noticed, I have been using the word “experience” rather than “see.” Being with angels is a total sensual and extra-sensual experience. I see them and I also hear and feel them.

I always get this sensation of floating or levitating, like I’ve entered heaven, even while fully conscious. It’s almost an indescribable feeling.

I know they’re angels, based on instinct. You can feel the positive energy around them. Angels never announce themselves or call attention to themselves.

How or what do they look like? Are they male or female? Do they really have wings?

They appear, to me at least, as human beings with a huge, swirling, multicolored aura around them. They don’t seem to have wings as we know them. What they have in place of wings and a halo is that very animated aura. Because they appear human, they seem to be either masculine or feminine in nature or personality, although, of course, as spirits, they are androgynous.

Did you ever ask them why they appear to you? Have they also appeared to other people?

I often ask my angel why I continue to experience angels, and I am always answered with just a smile. I assume that this is part of a life plan for me, so I merely accept it.

Yes, they do appear to others, as others have also told me. That’s good because it may mean there’s hope for all of us.

Aside from angelic creatures, do you also see elementals or nature spirits? What about spirits of the dead? Where or under what circumstances?

From time to time I see ghosts, elementals such as dwarfs and the like. This happens when I’m in a playful mood and I just want to see them. Most of the time, though, I’d rather not look for them. I don’t get to be playful too often anymore.

According to the Catholic Church, God assigns only one guardian angel to each person, from birth to death. But I have been told by several foreign psychics that I have seven spirit guides, and you told me recently an eighth guide appeared. Is there a difference between an angel and a spirit guide?

From my experience, angels are eternal beings who were never human, who guide us through our lives and are concerned with us as eternal spirits.

Their guidance involves not only the day-to-day issues but, more important, our larger life issues.

Spirit guides are beings who were once living persons, are concerned only with your issues in this lifetime, and do not involve themselves with larger, karmic matters.

Are there hierarchies of angels? What’s the difference among cherubs, angels, archangels, thrones and powers that the Bible mentions?

Although we are taught that there are ranks of angels, I have learned that these ranks are merely “job descriptions.”

Angels, in my experience, are all of one level but with different functions such as archangels, thrones, seraphims. Each has a specific function to fulfill in the universe, but they are equal. They’re more democratic than we are.

What is the reaction of people when they learn that you can see and talk to angels?

Always, the persons who ask to see me in consultation are excited, curious and generally positive. Since I don’t go around advertising myself, I don’t encounter people who are skeptical or who object violently. There seems to be a lot of people out there who genuinely want to communicate with their angels for spiritual purposes.

Since angels cannot interfere with the free will of man, what good are they for? How do they help people? Can you give specific cases or examples?

When we ask for guidance, angels clarify the situation by pointing out aspects of the problem that we may not have considered. They act as objective third parties.

For instance, if someone asks which job offer they should accept, an angel may merely counter that with a question such as, “Which one do you really want? Where does your heart lead you?”

This may cause the person to really stop and consider where he is being led, rather than where his ego leads him. In this way, angels never choose for us and do not interfere with our free will.

They clarify who we are for ourselves, so we can make deeper and more informed choices.

How has the ability to see and talk to angels affected you and your life?

I guess I’ve become more introspective and hopeful in all the years I’ve been experiencing angels.

I’ve realized many things and have become more aware of who I am, not just as a person but also as a being that lives forever, as spirit. Angels are excellent behavioral models, and I believe that we should all strive to be like angels even in the middle of, and in spite of, our daily lives.

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  • oidkcin

    Much as I want to engage you guys in discussion, I would humbly just keep my thoughts within. Napakalalalim at napakamatalinghaga ng mga comments, hahaha. Cheers. Keep them posts flowing.

    • Randy Q. Villanueva

      Actually, these things can be discussed and analyzed in plain speech. ‘Wag kang ma-intimidate sa mga nagsasaboy ng kung ano-ano’ng facts and figures at sa mga napakahabang posts. Panindak lang ‘yon para magmukhang may authority ang pinagsasabi nila. Check the facts and figures. Check for other opinions. Then analyze what you have learned kung maniniwala ka ba o hindi.

      • GKLer

        Randy, we already know the topic is way over your head, that’s why you resort to ad hominem character attacks rather than addressing the presented evidence.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        1. What you have posted is an ad hominem attack.
        2. Can you show me which parts of my posts are ad hominem attacks?

      • jin2012

        Here from your own post.

        “para magmukhang may authority ang pinagsasabi nila”

        That’s a character attack. ie. ad hominem. Keep it up, I will have to stop discussing with you as well.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        Did I post this as a comment on one of your posts? Did I mention that I’m pertaining to you or even to anyone who does not share my views? My statement goes to anyone, those whose position I agree with and those whose position I do not agree with, who blitzkrieg their debates with loads of information in an attempt to cow the other person into submission. Both apologists and skeptics have people who use this tactic. This is not discourse. This is the intellectual equivalent of trying to outshout someone in a room.

        The person I was talking to shared his discomfort at joining discussions because he was intimidated by the “malalim” na usapan. I simply told him not to be. As long as he can articulate his position, that he can independently check facts and figures, that he can analyze what he reads in comments, then he can join in the discussion even if he thinks the construction of his arguments is simple. I, for one, will be glad to engage him in a discussion. I don’t even know what his position is, if he agrees with my position or not. That doesn’t matter. What matters is that people are exchanging ideas all over the country, and even the world.

        Look, all of us will step away from this page feeling that we have conducted ourselves very well and have defended our positions with a sterling performance. The odds are, none of us will step away convinced by the opposite’s argument. But discourses like this aren’t meant to convert the opponent. It’s for people looking on, for those reading or listening. The rationality of our arguments and the way we conduct ourselves are part of how our positions will impress the audience. I am not here to convert you or your supporters to my position. I am not here to insult you or those who hold your position. I am here to present my case to those looking on, to test the logic of my position against those who do not hold the same position. Which is why I do not hide under a pseudonym. Now if that offends you, I do not feel that I have to apologize for it.

      • jin2012

        No, don’t apologize at all. It seems you are authentic, perhaps I mistook your writing for some other meaning. You see “we” try not engage those who aren’t authentic. ie. those who are out to just mock.

        You are correct, “we” do not try to convince either or “convert”. Our purpose (for one) is to fulfill Christ’s prophecy Matthew 24 — to provide testimony on the Gospel of the Kingdom to the nations. Anyone who will listen, we hope to be there.

        Even Christ said not everyone will listen. – Parable of the Wedding Banquet., Parable of the Sower. So if you are the type who listens, “we” will continue as long as you want.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        Fair enough. And, yes, I listen. But that does not mean I believe everything I hear.

      • jin2012

        No worries there, even Christ said some who listen will still not believe – Parable of the Sower.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        Yes, and I believe questioning everything one hears is a virtue. Siddharta Gautama seems to agree with me:

        “Now, Kalamas, don’t go by reports, by legends, by traditions, by scripture, by logical conjecture, by inference, by analogies, by agreement through pondering views, by probability, or by the thought, ‘This contemplative is our teacher.’ When you know for yourselves that, ‘These qualities are skillful; these qualities are blameless; these qualities are praised by the wise; these qualities, when adopted & carried out, lead to welfare and to happiness’ — then you should enter & remain in them.”

      • jin2012

        The thing is, these people saw firsthand what Jesus did (blind could see, lame could walk, sick healed etc.), yet they still chose not to believe, they even went further and had him executed. Put yourself in the shoes of those people for a second, and try to wonder why.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        Firsthand? Debatable. And you must also consider the agenda of the writers.

      • jin2012

        While there is no doubt that writers trying to promote Jesus would do so in biblical writings.

        Why then would the Sanhedrin record their “mythical” enemies in their writings? Talmud. Sanhedrin 43a

        Please give me a logical reason.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        1. Christ was *probably* real. You keep painting me as a person who denies that a historical Christ existed. But, as I keep saying, the historical Christ is different from the Biblical Christ. Plain logic tells us that people who capture the public’s imagination become mythical. Billy the Kid. Asiong Salonga. George Washington. Alexander the Great. Aeneas. Christ. If Christ was indeed the miracle-working Son of God because the Bible says he is, then Alexander is really the son of Zeus because ancient writings say he is, meaning Zeus is real, as well as the other gods. I am not gullible enough to believe what ancient scripture says just because it’s ancient scripture, sorry.

        2. I wonder. Do you believe that the Talmud is a legitimate source of information about the life and works of Christ? Or it’s a legitimate source only in the parts that support your beliefs?

      • jin2012

        On 1. Whether historical or biblical, Christ prophesied in Matthew 24 “14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations……” about 2000 years ago.

        Q: Now why is it that there is now about 8 billion bibles in circulation since the 1800s in ~2400 languages and it has reached pretty much reached everywhere in the word, with about 100 million being sold per year excluding electronic copies?

        Does Alex the Great, George, Billy the Kid, have that kind of global effect? Did they even go one step further and prophesied the effect of their work on the world?

        On 2. Since you asked. It’s a source which “we” don’t really rely on. We rely thoroughly this:

        2 Timothy 3:16-17
        16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be –thoroughly equipped– for every good work.

      • jpeter262

        If the Gospel of the Kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony, do you have any idea why most “Christians” are only preaching about Christ and not about the Kingdom?

      • jin2012

        Sorry for late reply.

        That’s a very good question.

        Let me try to answer briefly:

        1. For starters, Matthew 6 applies clearly. “Our Father in heaven, let your Kingdom come, thy will be done…..” We all know Christians pray that.

        2. Matthew 24 “preached in the whole world” applies when we know there are now about 8 billion bibles in 2370 languages in circulation since the 1800s. 100 million are being sold every year excluding electronic copies.

        3. We also know what Christ said here:

        John 5 “39 You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,”

        4. Basically what I am saying is, to talk about scripture is to about Christ – since the scriptures point to Christ. To talk about Christ (his teachings, his commands) is to talk about the Kingdom (We know Christ has been appointed by God to rule over the Kingdom). More importantly, we cannot be part of the Kingdom if we do not follow Christ’s teachings. The miracles Christ performed is proof of what the Kingdom will provide.

        5. The parables of Christ as another example, pretty much talks about the Kingdom of God.

        6. It gets difficult for most, once we get into prophecy about the coming of the Kingdom.

      • jpeter262

        Thanks jin2012

        Sorry if I didn’t make myself clear.

        As you said Matthew 24:14 “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations.”

        Why is it that most “Christians” don’t preach the Gospel of the Kingdom of God? Jesus Christ Himself preached this Gospel and for that purpose He was being sent by the Father to earth.

        – – “Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” (Mark 1:14-15)

        – – “but He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, because for this purpose I have been sent.” And He was preaching in the synagogues of Galilee. (Luke 4:43-44)

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        1. Because Christianity is one of the world’s biggest religions and this is a natural effect of that. You think it’s fulfilled prophecy. I think it’s history. You’re giving too little credit to Alexander the Great’s effect on world history. Alexander’s actions led to the Hellenistic period, which is still felt in our time. Alexander’s actions have as much or greater effect than Christ’s. In fact, Alexander united the world in one great empire within his lifetime, affecting the development of art, science, technology, mathematics, language, etc. It can even be interpreted that the philosophies and ideas spread after Alexander’s violent conquests probably influenced Christ’s philosophy of peace. When Christianity passes on and becomes an ancient religion, people will still remember Christianity’s influence and will place him beside Alexander the Great as among human history’s greatest, most influential figures.

        2. Ah. But you used the Talmud in your previous comment to support the historicity of Christ.

      • jin2012

        1. Ask around how many people know Alexander the Great vs Jesus Christ.

        Still on 1. It doesn’t matter if Christianity is the biggest. Fact is, that prophecy has been fulfilled – it didn’t say how it was to be fulfilled.

        Voltaire already said the same thing you are saying.

        One hundred years from my day there will NOT be a Bible in the earth except one that is looked upon by an antiquarian curiosity seeker.” — Voltaire (1694-1778)

        But Jesus said “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.” – Matthew 24

        So, we have 8 billion bibles so far in 2370 languages vs how many books by Voltaire globally? Voltaire who?? Voltaire was forgotten just a few hundred years later.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        No one remembers the person who thought it was a good idea to fashion a circular component that rotates on an axial bearing but the wheel is still with us and has a very important part in making modern civilization function. The influence of an idea doesn’t necessarily mean the popularity of the proponent of the idea. Christ has a major world religion built around his ideas and so his is a household name. The other guy wasn’t apotheosized by a religious group. It doesn’t matter if Alexander’s name isn’t as popular as Christ’s. His actions’ influence on world history and our society is immense.

        Voltaire wasn’t making a prophecy. It’s okay that he’s wrong. You readily dismiss his influence on the civil rights movement, but I’ll let that be. However, if a major world religion grew out of his ideas, I’m pretty sure there will be Voltairean apologists who would say his 100 years is metaphorical.

      • himig_sensya

        may you forgive me for intruding. i have observed how valiantly you defended your logic. indeed you have made a good point about your beliefs. i would assume that none of these good commenters mean you any harm other than to share the good news which they see fit for you to be blessed with.

        in time, in a strategically designed moment in your life He will give you a gift. Just like how a loving father dearly announces his present to a surprised son, He too shall remember you and hand over his loving offer for you to humbly accept. and without even opening your mouth to reply, He knows already your answer and He will take you up in His arms as a true precious son. In time Randy, in time.

        i pray that you’ll find what ever it is that you seek.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        This means as much to me as a Hindu’s assertion that Vishnu loves me. And I fail to see why you assumed I was seeking for anything just because I don’t believe in gods. But as I see that you mean well, I’ll let that slide. Good day.

      • himig_sensya

        A farmer, once he found a good land will seek the finest crop out of it, a carpenter when he finds the best wood shall seek the finest craft out from it. and a shepherd, once he finds a good pasture for his herd will seek even the lost sheep to put it on the greenest area of the field. how much more a child? no matter how strong and self assured he claims to be, once he finds what he is truly lacking then he will seek it tirelessly. and yet when he is finally home would he cease from pursuing? no, he will continuously seek his loving father’s affection & guidance constantly.

        it is not because one doesn’t believe – that he must look and search. rather, it is because one finally finds it in his heart to believe, that he will surely seek HIM & His kingdom all the more.

        thanks for your reply. Have a good day too.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        Um. Okay, I guess.

      • Guest

        a farmer, once he finds a good soil shall seek the finest crop out of it, a carpenter one he finds the best wood shall seek the finest craft out from it. and a shepherd, once he finds a good pasture will go and seek even the lost sheep to put it in the greenest part of that field. how much more is a child? that no matter if he feels strong and self assured, yet when he eventually finds what he is truly lacking then he will search for it tirelessly. but once he is finally home, would he cease from pursuing? no, surely he shall seek his loving father’s affection and guidance constantly from then on.

        it is not because one doesn’t believe, that he must look and search. rather, it is because one ultimately finds it in his heart that he believes, that he shall seek Him and His kingdom all the more.

        thanks for your reply and good day too.

      • Ornbort

        in his time. keep the faith bro.

      • jin2012

        Continuing on…
        Do take note of the reply from Petrus_romanus regarding Edom. The way that was fulfilled is far simpler than Tyre, and the reasonings used on Edom applies to Tyre in a similar manner.

      • Randy Q. Villanueva

        I’ll respond to this in the other thread so as not to hijack the topic of this one.

  • Diepor

    I have it the exact same way. I took an speak to angels seminar in London and it works.

  • talagangpinoy

    Voices in my head

  • AntonioPeYangIII

    Speaking of seeing angels…

    Any word on when Rebuild of Evangelion Ep. 4 is coming out? :)

  • Petrus_Romanus

    Guys, you know you have finished it once they resort to ad hominems and mockery….pity.
    Nice posts Jin2012.

    • GKLer

      Yup thanks Jin

    • Randy Q. Villanueva

      I’ve been the victim of ad hominem attacks and mockery in the comments section of this article, sad to say.

  • dreddurius

    Dafuq did I just read?

    • Dadi Jordy

      please refer to the movie “Beautiful Mind.”

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