Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Morningstar


This is my entry for the Three Muses Challenge this week "Tidings of Comfort and Joy".
The Christmas story for me is one of birth, new life and all that new life promises. When we look at a newborn we see all that can be achieved; peace, non-judgement, love and a soul that is untarnished- that is open to all possibilities. As adults we need to remember that we all have the capacity to be that way again.
Imagery credits go to Down Under Studios, Dover books copy free imagery, and wikimedia all blended and painted in Photoshop.
A warm thanks to all who have visited my blog this past year and your very generous comments- you all keep me inspired with your beautiful art and words. May Peace be with you this special season and best wishes for a prosperous (and wildly creative) New Year!

36 comments:

  1. Having our first grandchild this year, I can truly appreciate how beautiful any birth is. Lovely collage as always.

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  2. Stunningly powerful piece, well done!

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  3. Beautiful work, Lori & a lovely post! I love that little bird between them! So sweet.
    Happy Holidays to you! Hugs, Diane

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  4. Another beautiful piece Lori......you find the most gorgeous images to use and boy do you use them to great effect.
    Merry CHristmas!

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  5. This is beautiful Lori! I like the color burst of the cardinal.

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  6. HI Lori..such a beautiful and enchanting creation..powerful and gorgeous..I love it!! Wow!
    Wishing you blessings and sparkles
    Victoria~

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  7. Another beauty! Your work transports me to a different time and place - a wonderful journey to an alternate reality you've created with your art. You've truly been blessed with an amazing gift! xo

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  8. Another beautiful work of art filled with peace and joy. Wonderful! Merry Christmas to you Lori.

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  9. Lori, your exquisite artwork and your writings have been an inspiration to us all this past year. These pieces which include your thoughts on the true meaning of the season are beyond beautiful. Thankyou so much for sharing them with your blogger friends.

    I wish you and yours a peaceful and happy Christmas.
    Regards, Marie.

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  10. A very beautiiful artwork to illustrate the theme.
    I love it

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  11. What a beautiful piece of art Lori,hope you have a lovely christmas and new year!!

    Jayne :-)

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  12. Such a gorgeous piece, Lori!

    Merry Xmas to you and yours!

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  13. I had a small visitor this morning at my bedroom window..a red cardinal...was this a coincidence? I think not! Imagine and Live in peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  14. Exquisite piece, Lori, a beautiful masterpiece to illustrate the theme!
    Have a wonderful Christmas & 2011!

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  15. Lori, your beautiful words and this lovely piece have touched my heart. You have truly captured the meaning of this beautiful season. Many blessings and Holiday Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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  17. absolutely fantastic Lori!!! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  18. Wonderful, wonderful art, as always dear Lori. Thank youi for your beautiful words. Hugs xx

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  19. Lori, thank you for letting us see this beautiful collage, and thank you for your beautiful text, too! I wish you a peaceful and joyful Christmas!

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  20. My dear blogfriend, Lori!
    Whishing you a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS ang NEW YEAR! I am glad that I have met you!
    Many hugs

    Your creation is brilliant. Wonderful design.

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  21. What a great grand picture. It is wonderful Lori. Truly wonderful.

    Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones!

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  22. This is such a beautiful post to end the year with. I have a new grandson this year and as I look at him, I think of what you have written. Such beautiful and true sentiments. We can all be innocent again..yes..it is true.

    Have a wonderful holiday Lori. I look forward to coming back to your wonderful blog in 2011!

    Hugs,
    Cheryl

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  23. This peace is absolutely breath-taking, Lori, and your words so well-spoken. How I wish the spirit of Christmas would last the whole year through. I'm so glad you found your way to Three Muses. Your wonderful art is a highlight eah month. Blessings on you and yours this holiday season!

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  24. Hi Lory, nice blog.

    Merry Christmas!!

    Andri

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  25. Another in a long line of gorgeous pictures you have created Lori...I love the little birds.
    Thank you for sending so much beauty out into the world visiting your blog is a joy and an inspiration for me...also thank you for your many kind comments Lori...encouragement is always welcome.
    I want to wish you a Joyous Christmas and a wonderful New Year...many blessing!

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  26. Wonderfull Lori, I´m felling your thinkings in this gorgeous pictures. Hugs and Merry Cristmas

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  27. Im so impressed!! Ure a beautifull person and I enjoy ure work so much!
    Thank you.

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  28. I haven´t been here for a while... so many gorgeous pictures (as always)!
    Wish you a Merry Christmas and creative year 2011!

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  29. happy Christmas and thanks for your wonderful support during the year.. we have arrived safely at our son's house... ready for the celebrations!
    Glenys

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  30. This is beautiful, Lori. I love how you have altered one of my favourite pictures.
    Happy Christmas to you and yours.

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  31. This is a lovely illustration for the Christmas Story.

    Happy Holidays, I look forward to seeing more of your art in the new year.

    Darla

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  32. Merry Christmas to a very creative spirit! Snowflake kisses and warm hugs for all! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  33. What a beautiful composition - truly represents Christmas to me!

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  34. Stunning and I love your Solstice piece, too! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas. xxoo

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  35. This comes from spirits directly, and this is a beauty piece

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