“The heavn’ly star its rays afar
On ev’ry land is throwing
And shall not cease till holy peace
In all the earth is growing.
Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna to his name!”
With Wondering Awe Hymn No. 210
Story Behind the Art:
This is a painting of angels watching over the earth, heralding the event of Christ’s birth. It is also a painting depicting heaven and earth: how the distinction between the two is often blurred, and that we can experience heaven on earth. - Annie Nader