The author of the bestselling The Third Man Factor, John Geiger, examines the shockingly common phenomenon of the "Angel Effect": when people feel visited by an otherworldly presence in times of great danger or desperation.
"Set aside the question of what causes this. The fact is it happens. We are never, truly, alone. There is a companion we can call on when most in need. Think about that fact. It is startling and important. Why aren’t we talking about this more?"
Learn more about John Geiger's work and report your own experiences with the Angel Effect at his website here.
"In 2008, I experienced something extraordinary at a moment of great pain, something that has altered the way I think about the world and has given me first-hand insight into a profound mystery."
Bruce G. Epperly
As Geiger’s subtitle asserts, “we are never alone.” This is not a violation of the causal laws by which we live, but a revelation of deeper laws that shape us, albeit unconsciously, all the time.
Ellen Painter Dollar
I have often dismissed fellow Christians who speak of our “guardian angels” as being somewhat charmingly deluded. But now I wonder if I have been wrong to dismiss the possibility that angels are more than a lovely poetic device.
If you ever wonder why and how you know the things that you don’t have any way of knowing, or if you’ve ever felt the presence of a helpful Other when you were in trouble, then this book is definitely worth your time to read.
I am grateful that Geiger does not press the reader to seek to have an angel encounter for its own sake, but rather invites the reader to be open in senses and mind to the possibilities that “sensed presence” can happen, and to welcome the Presence when it appears.
J. Ryan Parker
Even as something of an agnostic regarding angels, I found The Angel Effect to be a compelling read.