Michael's name means 'He who is like God' or 'He who looks like God'. Michael's chief funciton is to rid the earth and its inhabitants of fear. Michael gives guidance and direction for people who need help or assistance in their life's purpose or career path ... to clarify or to make changes. Defender of fire and of the south. Leader of the Archangels, he is the Angel of protection, justice and strength. If your home or space needs clearing call upon Archangel Michael. The Angel of Protection and Courage. Patron Angel of law enforcement and the military.