Digital Art - Digital Photography/collage
She lies at the base of the tree, motionless, one wing broken and lying next to her. Her spirit broken, her wings undone.
A bit of history:
An angel (from the Greek ἄγγελος - aggelos is a supernatural being or spirit, usually humanoid in form, found in various religions and mythologies. The theological study of angels is known as "angelology". In Zoroastrianism and Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as benevolent celestial beings who act as intermediaries between Heaven and Earth, or as guardian spirits or a guiding influence
The term "angel" has also been expanded to various notions of spirits found in many other religious traditions. Other roles of angels include protecting and guiding human beings, and carrying out God's tasks. In art, angels are often depicted with wings on their back, a halo, robes and various forms of glowing light. Angels are very common in many different religions. They are generally viewed as messengers of God by many religions. Christians inherited the Jewish understandings of angels, which in turn may have been partly inherited from the Egyptians. In the early stage, the Christian concept of an angel also characterized the angel as a messenger of God. Subsequently Angels have been viewed as creatures of good and spirits of love. By the late fourth century, the Church Fathers agreed that there were different categories of angels, with appropriate missions and activities assigned to them. There was, however, some disagreement regarding the nature of angels. Some argued that Angels had physical bodies, while some maintained that they were entirely spiritual. (source Wikipedia).
January 4th, 2013
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