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When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man ....

I lost sight of the innocence and wonder, the unique, special viewpoint we have all left behind

Time to put away childish things? I politely disagree
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zoozart Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013
Nice fantasy painting here. But as far as your quote goes, you have used it out of context. Paul, when he said this, was talking about spiritual naivety and immaturity. If you read other writings you will see we are addressed as 'little children' and children of light. In fact, Jesus Himself stated in no uncertain terms, that unless you become as a 'little child' you shall in no wise enter the Kingdom of God, for such is the kingdom of heaven.
Just thought you may be interested. :-)
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Eveliners Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
No words for this wonderful amazing art. You're a genius.
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Genesis-Orbit Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012   Photographer
I need to read that verse again, there is a lot of truth in what you say. I find that children a lot of the time are very contrasted adults. They have the ability to be extremely brutal, and others have the ability to put a smile on anyone's face without hardly any effort.
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XynthiaLethe Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012  Hobbyist
amazing.
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Nanae7 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it!
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:iconjemms2012:
jemms2012 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Another great piece
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:iconlevitan71:
levitan71 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
you are talented sir!
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:iconhrwm22:
hrwm22 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
This actually brought a tear to my eye. Its simply......stunning. Please keep up the good work.:)
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4feekssake Featured By Owner May 12, 2010
Wonderful! :iconclapplz: Great work!
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CakesCookie Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010
This One is soooooo awesome :heart:!
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:iconforestchild:
forestchild Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2010
i like it ! about city near to river i dont know what to say enviarment V V.. to small lake...view is not the same like the movies...water somehow deplay to cities..how whe lives...
I am to like photo ...not so epress of city symbol V ;)
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opal-moon Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this fills me with joy so thank you for that! :ahoy:
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WonkaWolf Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2009   Filmographer
You have to be both sometimes, I think.

Brothers, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be adults.
1 Corinthians 14:20
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Rmanah Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
woooow Amazing !!!!!!!
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:iconsauki-jen:
sauki-jen Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
Very powerful and beautiful
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:icongracona:
gracona Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
good work!
love the feeling
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Xerces Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
This deviation has been featured in my journal. Please let me know if you would like it removed. Find it here--> [link]
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:iconchocolateizlove:
ChocolateIzLove Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2009
Mom always said you can't die until you grow up.
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:iconellygator:
Ellygator Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing sense of wonder and magic!
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Hera-of-Stockholm Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2009
You're featured in my journal [link]
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BenDouglasUK Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
Wow...I don't think i've ever felt so moved by one of your paintings as much as this one. I think you've managed to touch that special nerve that reawakens the child within us all. You know you've done a good job a painting when I come out with a comment like this - damn art school!
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darktemplar371 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2009
very wondeful
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StarDragon77 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2009
Yeah - even Picasso said that when he did his artwork he tried to do things from the perspective of a child.

Although, I do recall something else, from Stephen King's "Hearts in Atlantis". That when we are children we experience moments of such joy like we're in some far off place, like Atlantis must have been, and then we grow up and our hearts break in two.
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RoderickCissan Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
very nice the comment & the verse jejeje i like that one a lot!!!
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6batman9 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
impresive work!
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:iconnightmarerunner:
NightmareRunner Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
Love it, love it, love it.
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:iconriftfusion:
riftfusion Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
I can really feel the emotion in this piece. I could picture myself there wish only to fly. Impressive.
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ToyTvArtist Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
This is very beautiful, it seems graceful.
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:icongredge:
gredge Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is, quite literally, a flawless picture right here.
Awesome work! :D
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verilon Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
Man, I've always loved your stuff, but this one caught my eye something fierce; I might even go so far as to say this is one of the best ones I've seen from you since seraph city.
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GamergeekUK Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009
Omg this sooo beautiful, colours are sooo calm and the composition is great :heart:
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pencilwarrior01 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
People say that I'm childish, but then I say they grew up too fast.

I never want to lose my innocence, but it gets harder to keep...
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Biomech44 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Absolutely stunning :clap: :+favlove:
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:iconpantoja:
Pantoja Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
magical
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tndrhrtd37 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Beautiful
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Rednightblitz Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
that is sooo beautifull and innocent.
i so agree with your comment.growing up should not mean forgeting the child in one's self
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:icongatling:
Gatling Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Beautiful, everything.
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Blacksheep5555 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is wonderfull !!!
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:iconprbardin:
prbardin Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
i can hear the orchestra playing smoothly here...

very powerful piece :thumbsup: and :+fav:, of course :)
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Clockheart Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
this is...t..his..awesome, amazing XD
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EnzuDes1gn Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
I love this, very emotional piece :aww:
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:iconpace-girl:
PACE-girl Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Oh! And I love the message behind it. There are just so many interesting pieces behind it.
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:iconpace-girl:
PACE-girl Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
This is really pretty.
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Vincent7995 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Absolutely gorgeous, dreamy lighting.
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slajmballe Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Epic! :)
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CoH-TheMystic Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Great image and the comment is wonderful.

God I wish I had that innocence back. Back before all the crap that life throws at you. Back when it was easy to trust and enjoy life.

I think ignorance truly is bliss.
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InfinitEDawN Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
one word: beautiful :heart:
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:iconthe-oblivion:
the-Oblivion Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
This is amazing work. *-*
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:iconrahll:
Rahll Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Love the atmosphere you nailed with this one, and the message too. Really digging the colors and composition. Good work bro.
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BowofAnariel Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
is it too late for me to learn to fly?
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