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Journal Entry: Fri Jan 8, 2016, 5:48 AM

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My Friends, Please Use This Stamp! :)







Dear all,

This is Karen, Anna's daughter.

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you mum passed away on Tuesday 5th January at 9pm. She deteriorated very rapidly and we are all very shocked by what has happened. Before she went, she asked me to update you all, as she loved her time on this site and in her conversations with you. Mum was unable to interact with people in person for many years, due to poor health, and her time on this forum gave her the friendship and interest that she needed to live her life in a more fulfilled and less isolated way. For this I also want to thank you all!

In the final weeks of her life she was at utter peace that she was going to be with the Lord and so I try to celebrate the freedom she now has, without the limitations set by her physical body. This is difficult, as I miss her and my father grieves deeply for her too. Whilst contemplating my mum prayerfully and tearfully, the Lord gave me a poem that I managed to share with mum before she left and that I want to share with all of you in her memory.

Gracious Victorious Follower of Christ

Nicolette
meaning 'people's victory' Anna meaning 'grace' or 'favour' Kirsteen meaning 'follower of Christ'

What a name you carry..my mother, my Jewish lady..gracious, victorious follower of Christ. What more can be said?

In your turmoil you turned to Jesus and in thoughts of your passing you attested to His greatness and His grace. "He held my hand" you testified as you lay dying.. Oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

In your successes in music and art, you gave testament of His love.. oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

And now in death you feel His life and you testify of His peace.. oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

His love you accepted, His love you shared, His love you lived for and in His love you lay at peace.. oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

I know of His great love, and I know of His Grace, I know of his peace because of you..oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

My heart thanks you, my spirit rejoices, although I don't yet rejoice.. I will, because of you.. oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

Oh how He has loved you, oh how He has cared..through all you have been through He has been with you and will be forever..

Oh gracious, victorious follower of Christ!

Best wishes and blessings to you all
Karen x

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AnnaKirsten
Anna
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United Kingdom
Please don't give me any llama badges, I'm really not interested in them, and as for cake badges, well no, I'm trying to lose weight thank you, and those ones are rather tasteless in any case! :lol:
Also, NO TAGGING please!


Autumn Sunrise by AnnaKirsten
Autumn Sunrise


I am an avid cat lover - oh yeahhh!!
Molly and Murry Rule!


That Look by AnnaKirsten My little man and his favourite toy by AnnaKirsten

Go On Then, Touch Me! by AnnaKirsten


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Anna Kirsten are my two middle names, which I chose a long time ago to use as a nom de plume under which any writings or artwork done by me would go.

I spend quite a fair bit of my time here on dA, and enjoy promoting other people's art whenever I can. My two main areas of interest in art are Fractal Art and photography, including a keen interest in macro/close-up photography.

Unfortunately years of chronic illness reduced my ability to carry out anything much in the way of physical activity, and so I turned back to art several years ago, this time on the computer as it's clean and doesn't clutter the place up!

My speciality, developed over several years, is that of creating Fractal Fantasy Scenes in Ultra Fractal. These are intricate and challenging to do, and keep me focussed whilst at the same time enabling me to express something of the spiritual side of myself.

I am a Bible believing Christian, but I have to admit to having a more open mind than many of my brethren on certain issues. For instance, I believe God is bigger than even our enlightened understanding, and that whilst choices have to be made where we are presented with them, if that opportunity has not been there for some, or people have not met the "right Jesus" in life, yet their heart is sincere and true, then they are not necessarily going to be condemned to an eternity of punishment. This would seem to drastically contradict the loving nature of God, who sent His Son to die on the Cross in order to save the whole world - not just some of it! (1 John 2:2 and other Scriptures bear this out.) Talk to me if you would like to know more about my Faith. I'm friendly, I don't believe in pushing my beliefs onto other people who aren't interested, but I am always happy to have amiable discussions with people.

If you're interested, you can see some of my testimonies on this page. Just scroll on down.

I also have a Blog HERE which focuses on the more Spiritual side of my life and who I am.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

I thoroughly enjoy macro and close up photography of nature, flowers, bugs, droplets after the rain, and also butterflies in the summer. I have also enjoyed shooting scenery, but my efforts are very limited by terrible lack of energy and I cannot walk far at all, so I cannot access the best points from which to take good shots.

For those interested, the photography equipment I have in use is as follows:

* Sony Alpha A550 camera + Sony Alpha 18-250mm lens and Tamron f2 60mm macro lens + Sigma 105mm macro lens.
* Canon Powershot G11 + Raynox DCR 250mm macro conversion lens + several other closeup lenses for closeup and macro work.

MUSIC

My other passion is music. I play keyboards and flute and often play in a worship group. Back in and around 2000 I produced 5 CD's of instrumental music for meditation, composed and played by me and recorded in a studio my husband built for me in our home. Some of the tracks are available to listen to HERE


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My gallery and all the images contained therein are Copyright © AnnaKirsten. All rights reserved. None of the materials contained in my deviantART gallery may be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted, borrowed, duplicated, printed, downloaded, or uploaded in any way without my express written permission. This includes downloading for desktop wallpaper.

My images do not belong to the public domain.



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Current Age: Old enough to realise I don't know everything,
Current Residence: Dorset, UK.,
Print preference: Any size.,
Favourite genre of music: Classical, ambient, ethereal, meditative & worship music,
Favourite style of art: Atmospheric and mystical, but not dark; Fractals.,
Operating System:Windows 8.1 awaiting 10,
Personal Quote: This too shall pass!
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:iconmeztli72:
Meztli72 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!!! :hug: :aww: :dance: a cow can dance better than u
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jim373 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017   Digital Artist
Happy Birthday, dear Anna.. I miss you very much! :heart: :love: 

Birthday cake  icon Happy Birthday (2) Birthday Cake (3) 
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Lilyas Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017  Professional General Artist
Dear Anna, I often think of you, my friend. Today is your birthday and wherever you are now I wish you all the best and send you my love. I miss you very much! :heart: :pray:

Happy Birthday Rainbow Balloons by Lilyas
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chetje Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Today it will be your birthday ..... my thoughts are with you and your familly
Glad we can still enjoy your wonderful fractals
Rest in peace dear Anne Heart 
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mecengineer Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
Happy Birthday Anna!
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wiwionart Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
I´m thinking of you, miss you, Anna
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GLO-HE Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
Happy-Birthday by KmyGraphic  And all the best for you Pink rose by vafiehya  
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poca2hontas Featured By Owner Edited Feb 6, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
My thoughts are with your family and I miss you dear Anna and your warm smile, our notes to each other and your breathtaking art, as your style of fractals was so unique. You are very missed and never forgotten Roses and Heart by KmyGraphic   Friend Stamp by AnnaKirsten
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Shadoweddancer Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017   General Artist
I miss you my dear friend. :heart:

  Bouquet by KmyGraphic  
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BELLESYMPHORINE Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017
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