Once familiar, the Thought Forms are labelled and become solid as Matter creating the material world known as the Collective Consciousness. Until such time that these forms are recognized, the God spark that lies at the heart of all Beings of Conscious Light can be seen as Balls of Light.
At this time, these are known as Orbs.
Those familiar with the encoded Language of Light will recognize the Patterns of Vibration that surround these God Sparks and will begin to see the Form that these Higher Vibrations take. The Nature Spirits known as Elementals, the Celestial Spirits known as Angels, the Planetary Spirits known as ET's and the Terrestial Spirits known as Souls.