Inspiration from Nature
Ariel sometimes communicates with people by using her namesake animal: a lion (since "Ariel" means "lion of God").
"If you see images or feel lions or lionesses near you, this is a sign she is with you."
SOURCE:http://angels.about.com/od/Famous-Archangels/f/How-Do-I-Recognize-Archangel-Ariel.htm , The Angel Blessings Kit, Revised Edition: Cards of Sacred Guidance and Inspiration, Kimberly Marooney , Who Is Your Guardian Angel? The Angel Whispered. Who Is Your Guardian Angel?Encyclopedia of Angels, The Book of Angels: Dreams, Signs, Meditation: The Hidden Secrets. The Angel Whisperer: Incredible Stories of Hope and Love from the Angels