The term Spirit Guide generally makes reference to one or more entities who watch, teach, heal, and help you on your physical journey into spiritual awareness. They are a higher frequency/vibration than we are.
Communication is generally telepathic (mind to mind), clairaudience (hearing), clairvoyance (seeing) noticed or observed during meditation, dream time, or just learning how to focus, look and listen to messages received. The more you practice, the easier it gets.
The number of spirit guides one has various. I have two that I am aware of and that I work with. I’ve worked with them off and on for 10 years now.
Guides can also end a relationship because they have completed what they came to do with you. New guides can appear and then disappear depending on what you agreed to do together this lifetime.
Spirit guides can go by many names. Sometimes they connect with more than one person at a time, using identities that are comfortable to those they communicate with.
A spirit guide is someone who lived on Earth, died and has chosen to come back from the other side to help and counsel those on earth.
The difference between an angel and a spirit guide is that angels are beings that have never lived on earth.
Spirit guides come in many different forms.
Any type of being that you can image.
But they have some things in common.
They’re willing to help guide and teach those on Earth who have asked for help.