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Peace on Earth Is Grungy Work by SummerJade

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Being a guardian angel for planet Earth is grungy work, so hearing bells ring in peaceful celebration
must be very rewarding to them! The center angel lovingly holds an image of our fractured world.

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm.
Edited with duplicated blended layers in Paint Shop Pro with some texture layers of my own added.
(2126 views on Sept. 24, 2013)

Tragedy and personal loss provided the backdrop for Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s
wonderful carol I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

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I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

I thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along the unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

And in despair I bowed my head:
“There is no peace on earth,” I said,
“For hate is strong and mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good will to men.”

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
“God is not dead, nor doth he sleep;
The wrong shall fail, the right prevail,
With peace on earth, good will to men.”

Till, ringing singing, on its way,
The world revolved from night to day,
A voice, a chime, a chant sublime,
Of peace on earth, good will to men!

Having a digital camera is like having an unlimited bank account. Thousands and thousands of images, each with the power to bring back the sights, the sounds, the scents and the emotions of that one moment in time…bliss!!!

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  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 5 years ago

  • Thanks, Francis!

    – SummerJade

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesabout 5 years ago

    Your cohosts Cee and Chris

  • You’re welcome!

    – SummerJade

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanabout 5 years ago

    Jade this is beautiful, sweetie!!!!!! I love it!!!!

  • I couldn’t resist trying, but it took a month of experimenting. I took the photos of the earth, the clouds and the angels and then added color layers too. Thanks so very much for your encouraging words!! xx♥xx ☺

    – SummerJade

  • Detlef Becher
    Detlef Becherabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful image and a great song Jade, I like both very much!
    .. Detlef.

  • Thank you very much! Happy 2010 to the very best, you!! xxx☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 5 years ago

    ♥ Beautiful image and work !! :D ♥

  • Your kind words are much appreciated!!

    – SummerJade

  • Anne-Marie Bokslag
    Anne-Marie Bok...about 5 years ago

  • This is lovely! Thank you! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • diLuisa Photography
    diLuisa Photog...about 5 years ago

    Congratulations!! You are in the TOP 9 of our Angels Challenge!

  • Thank you very much! Great fun!! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • Ann Morgan
    Ann Morganalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations for placing in the top ten!!

  • Thank you so much! I’m happy my angels made Top 10 in the New Peace Sign Challenge! ♥☺

    – SummerJade

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much for this feature, Trish!! ♥♥☺

    – SummerJade

  • Susan van Zyl
    Susan van Zylover 4 years ago

    So beautiful!!
    I have a thing for angels and fairies too ;-)
    This is gorgeous!
    Affirmations/Uplifting Quotes Illustrated ~ with text on image
    30 August 2010

  • Thank you and I’m happy you found the words on the angel! ☺☺☺

    – SummerJade

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