They manifest a nature's sublimity. That is why Gabriel is represented with wings. Not that angels have wings, but that you may know that they leave the heights and the most elevated dwelling to approach human nature. Accordingly, the wings attributed to these powers have no other meaning than to indicate the sublimity of their nature.
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Something about angels
We're going to be seeing a lot of representations of angels in the next three of weeks so I thought I'd bring you the following: