Enjoying the Sunrise - An Uplifting Start to the Day

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A new dawn - a new day, it arrives in such colourful splendour one can’t help but be uplifted by the sheer magnificence of it.

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For many years the clock alarm sounded at 6.30 am, I kept meaning to set it to a classical radio station, so that I might wake up to something pleasant and soothing, I never did - so day after day I awoke to a really loud and irritating ‘beep’. Automatically I would always press the ‘snooze’ button and then have that dreadful beeping again ten minutes later!

No matter how early I went to bed, I could never wake up before the alarm, it meant a grumpy start to the day.

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Isn’t it strange when you don’t have to wake up early - you do!

These days I work from home and one of the perks is no alarm clock necessary!

Nowadays I am always awake by 6.00 and as I don’t start work until 9.00 I have some quality time all to myself!

Because I sit at a computer working for most of the day, weather permitting I usually use this early time for my exercise. I enjoy a walk and jog down the lanes and over the fields, more often than not I am rewarded with the delights of the sunrise to welcome the day.

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These photos are of several different sunrises, each one dramatic in it’s own way.

I am lost in the moment as I marvel the incredible intensity of the colours, a sunrise may be bold in sapphire blue and ruby reds. Soft, gentle, subtle creams and yellows or luxurious liquid gold splashed across the sky. I am always held captive by the beauty of this precious time.

If you can, take some time out and spend a quiet moment with nature. It’s inspirational, relaxing, and healing, it fills you with a feeling of well-being and contentment.

Our local Church at sunrise.
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Our local church is a beautiful restored Norman Church that dates back to 1100AD. There are three bells, an organ, font and stained glass windows.

Sadly it closed 3 years ago due to the costly repairs needed to the roof and the dwindling numbers of the congregation.

I have spent many a happy hour here sat in the porch soaking up the peace and quiet and watching the sunrise.

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Gradually the air is filled with song as the birds welcome the new dawn. There is a colony of sparrows living in the hedge, it sounds as though there are 20 or 30 of them. They chatter noisily and remind me of children playing excitedly in a playground. As they hear my footsteps they stop as one, as though a switch has been turned off. Then just as suddenly they all start chattering together again, it never fails to make me smile.

The first thing I’ll do when I get home is fill the bird feeder, they’ll be waiting for breakfast!


A beautiful Sunrise Sunset Haiku poem by Just Ask Susan

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Debra Charney 4 years ago from United States

Spectacular photography!! I especially enjoyed the pics of the old church at sunrise, since I work as a photographer mainly photographing church families for their directory.


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SweetiePie 4 years ago from Southern California, USA

Wow, I love your sunrise pictures. I have always loved the sunrise and the sunset, and the views these create.


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Kris Heeter 4 years ago from Indiana

Wonderful photos - I love sunrises and sunsets. And, like Debra, I enjoyed the church yard photos - very cool:)


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Debra, it's nice to meet you, thank you for visiting and your comments, I'm glad you enjoyed the photos, best wishes.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi SweetiePie, it is a wonderful time of the day, I try to watch both the sunrise and sunset whenever I can, thank you for commenting, enjoy your day!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Kris, I have spent many a happy hour in the churchyard with a flask of coffee watching the sunrise!

Thank you for stopping by and your comments, they are much appreciated, best wishes Lesley.


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writer20 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

Your photo's are beautiful and your wonderful poem is so heart filling. Voted up, beautiful and awesome. Joyce


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

This is beautiful....awesome hub...debbie


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J.S.Matthew 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

Beautiful photography! I am jealous! I usually jump out of bed and head right to work. I drink my coffee on the way. I wish I had the self discipline to get up early and enjoy the sunrise. Awesome job! Voted up!

JSMatthew~


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mckbirdbks 4 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

You must feel each time you are able to view such a spectacular event as if you are on a philharmonic stage and the orchestra is going to begin to play for you alone.


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Pollyannalana 4 years ago from US

Isn't it amazing the beautiful pictures dead trees make with the right background? I dreaded winter with no leaves and I have had some of the best shots ever. I spend at least an hour or two a day in photography myself but it is a little chilly for very long walks. About 4 more weeks though and all the buds and blooms, isn't it so exciting, every season really and we haven't even had any snow yet. Winter keeps me in bed later but summer finds me at daybreak often. It is great knowing a fellow nature lover with a camera and of course I adore all your shots.

Polly


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Rosemay50 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Beautiful photos especially the one with the church. It would be a shame if the roof were not repaired and it went to ruin. It is a part of history.

I so enjoyed reading about the start of your day, it is so uplifting and had to smile whan I read the first thing you do is feed the birds breakfast.


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

I don't know which I like best: sunrise or sunset. Both are wonderful. I wish I could photograph them as you do so well.


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Rolly A Chabot 4 years ago from Alberta Canada

Stunning photos girl... love what you have done here...

Blessings and Hugs from Canada


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Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

Its winter and I'm enjoying sunshine. Your pictures are brilliant.


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Kamalesh050 4 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

Oh I love the photos, they are all absolutely Marvelous !

Have a good day Lesley.Best Wishes, Kamalesh


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning Joyce, thank you for stopping by and your wonderful comments, I so appreciate them, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Debbie, it's good to see you, thank you for visiting and your comments, have a wonderful day and take care.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning J S Matthew, it's a cold frosty morning, -5 degrees, but the sunrise was so beautiful I couldn't resist venturing out to watch again!

Many thanks for your comments and votes, have a great day!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Mike, it certainly feels as though you have just had the privilege of watching an incredible performance! enjoy your day and see you soon, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Polly, I wish we were neighbours and could enjoy taking nature photos together! we'd have a blast!

I know what you mean about the bare trees, but with the right background or light the photos can be stunning, I will be publishing a hub shortly on 'reflections' I was amazed how striking the trees looked!

Thank you for visiting and your comments, they are much appreciated, best wishes MM


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Mary, I enjoy both the sunrise and sunset, these cold winter mornings, I probably prefer the sunset!!!

Thank you for your comments and have a wonderful day!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Rolly, it's good to see you and thank you for your fabulous comments, hugs right back to you and enjoy your day, take care, Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Vinaya, your visits and comments mean a great deal to me thank you.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning Kamalesh, I'm so pleased you have enjoyed the sunrise, it's always good to see you and I hope all is well with you, take care my friend and see you soon, best wishes Lesley


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thelyricwriter 4 years ago from West Virginia

Voted up and all across but funny MM. Such a beautiful article. Always love the stunning photos. Hope you are doing well MM. I love the meaning of this article, it is truly beautiful. Lost in a moment of standing time. Your photography skills are always front center. Amazing job.


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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

Oh how truly beautiful and there aren't enough boxes to tick.

Amazing my friend and here's to so many more.

Take care;

Eddy.


SusieQ42 4 years ago

May I come and live with you PLEASE??? Such beautiful photos, Movie Master! I enjoyed this hub so much. Thank you! Voted up and awesome.


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Dexter Yarbrough 4 years ago from United States

Movie Master! You and your camera have an awesome relationship! And between the two of you, awesome photos are created for the benefit of us all. Thanks for sharing your wonderful gift!


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stephhicks68 4 years ago from Bend, Oregon

Amazingly beautiful photographs! Who wouldn't want to get up at sunrise to see such beauty? Rated up and - of course - beautiful!


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anglnwu 4 years ago

Your pictures are gorgeous. Beautiful sunrise, serene church setting and music from birds--what more could one ask? You're very blessed to have the closeness of nature. Thanks for sharing and rated up.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Ricky, it's always good to see you, I am well and I hope everything is ok with you. As always your comments and support are much appreciated, take care and see you soon.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Eddy, I'm so pleased you enjoyed this one and thank you for ticking those boxes! take care and best wishes.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Susie, your comments made me smile, thank you, I'm so pleased you enjoyed this, best wishes.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Dex, I must admit, me and my camera are inseparable! I love taking photos and get a huge amount of satisfaction from sharing them here on hubpages and getting such wonderful compliments, thank you! I hope all is well with you my friend, many thanks for visiting, see you soon, take care Lesley.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Steph, I just can't resist getting up early to see the sunrise, even in freezing temperatures! thank you for visiting, your comments and votes, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi anginwu, we are very fortunate to live here and be so close to nature, I get so much pleasure from sharing it! many thanks for visiting and your comments, it's always lovely to see you, take care Lesley


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia

MM, your photography is amazing and inspiring. My favourites are the ones with branches silhouetted against the beautiful early morning light. The second image with the twig and leaf tracery almost like cobweb or fine crazy lacework ignites my visual passion!!!

I am so sorry to hear the fate of your beautiful local church. I hope this amazing piece of history is not left to disintegrate and that someone with buckets of money will come along and restore and maintain it.

Your images rock, love your work!


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I love it when you take your early morning stroll..Your pictures are beautiful..I love to feed the birds too..Thank you, and Annie's correct..You Rock!!!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Annie, I love those two trees in the second image, the twigs are so fine and fancy they also remind me of lace - I have taken many, many photos of that view, I just can't tire of it!

There is going to be a meeting soon regarding the future of the church, we all have our fingers crossed that it will be restored.

Thank you for visiting and your wonderful comments, it's always great to see you, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

And I love it when you join me for the morning photos Ruby!! 'I rock' !!! wow thanks - you and Annie have made my day!!

I hope you have a fabulous day, see you soon, Lesley.


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jacqui2011 4 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom

Hi Movie Master. Your photographs are fantastic. As usual another masterpiece in the making. I love your writing style and the way you capture the readers imagination with your words. I loved this hub, it was magical. Voted up/awesome and beautiful.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello jacqui, it's nice to see you and thank you for your wonderful complimentary comments and votes, they are much appreciated, take care, best wishes Lesley


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Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

Beautiful pix, Lesley.

Sunrise is such an intrinsic part of our lives and it captivates even the surroundings. You have been able to capture that beautifully.

Voted up as beautiful.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Ruchira, thank you for visiting, it's always good to see you and your comments and votes are much appreciated, best wishes Lesley


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PegCole17 4 years ago from Dallas, Texas

Oh how beautiful these photos are Lesley! I love the fact that now when you don't "have" to set an alarm clock is when you wake up naturally early and begin the day by enjoying the sunrise and the bird's song. Me too! Absolutely stunning work. I hope you won't mind if I link this hub with one of mine. Peg


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b. Malin 4 years ago

i just Enjoyed your "Sunrises" Movie Master...Boy what a Treat to look at, as each one is so very different. My Inner Clock still seems to be set, and the other day I too got to see a Beautiful Sunrise. Thanks so much for Sharing and Explaining each picture.


Vincent Moore 4 years ago

There is so much beauty surrounding us. We just have to stop and take the time as you have here to take these amazing photos. I buried my alarm clock a few years back to and my inner clock works pretty darn good to.


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teaches12345 4 years ago

Such beautiful sunrises! I agree with you that when you don't have to be anywhere you seem to get up early without the use of an alarm clock. Your descriptions are wonderful and make them so much more enjoyable. Great hub.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Peg, how I hated that alarm clock! the sunrise and birdsong is a much more uplifting start to the day! I'm so pleased you enjoyed the photos. Thank you for linking the hub and your comments, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi b.Malin, every sunrise is different, some more colourful and dramatic than others, I think it's the anticipation that works like an alarm clock for me! thank you for reading and your comments, have a wonderful day!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Vincent, it's good to see you. It's a good feeling burying that alarm clock!

Thank you for reading and your comments, they are much appreciated, enjoy your day, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello teaches12345, thank you for visiting and your comments, yes waking up without that 'beeping' is a much better start to the day! and if you are fortunate enough to be able to watch the sunrise as well, it's an even better start! best wishes and take care, Lesley


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AliciaC 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

Lovely photos, as usual, Lesley. I wish I could get up at 6 a.m. without an alarm clock! I hope that the meeting about the church goes well.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Alicia, when I went out to work there was no way I could have woken up without the alarm clock and get to work on time! we are hoping the meeting goes well and the church will eventually be reopened, fingers crossed! Thank you for visiting and your comments, have a wonderful day and take care, best wishes Lesley


ExoticHippieQueen 4 years ago

Such a beautiful and peace-filled hub, Movie Master! I enjoyed reading it this morning, and the photos just complimented your writing so well. It's gray and overcast here, and very cold, so I felt as though I went on a little trip today...........thank you!


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sofs 4 years ago

I am the last to come here... what a shame.. I think I got confused with the sunrises and the sunsets LOL what a treat this is! I envy your pictures... they are stunning! I wish I was there too... Thanks for the mention and the link. I am truly honored! Have a wonderful day! God Bless!


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Just Ask Susan 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Breathtaking photo's. I love all of them and have to ask you what kind of a camera do you use?


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sunkentreasure 4 years ago

THE BEAUTY OF GOD’S LOVE By BERNARD LEVINE

God is amazing

He chooses every baby's DNA and blood type

He puts every star in place to float in the sky

He creates every fingerprint with a rare design

He makes an egg to burst open with life.

God is great

He selects all the love-songs for every bird to sing

He makes broken bones mend

He gives every flower its specific perfume

He cares for seeds and they turn to fruit.

God is awesome

He tells the seasons when to change

He gives us air so we can breathe

He feeds multitudes of living organisms on our planet

He waters fields of green carpets with morning dew.

Every leaf is a marvel of God's genius

Every baby is filled with God's love

There is nothing in this world more precious

than the beautiful kindness of God.

© Bernard Levine


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JayeWisdom 4 years ago from Deep South, USA

As usual, all of your photography shown is beautiful and inspiring. Looking at photos of sunrises is the closest I normally come to enjoying the spectacle, as I am definitely not an early morning person!

I especially enjoyed the church with old cemetery headstones in the foreground. Thanks so much for sharing these with us. I look forward to more of your pictures.

JAYE


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timorous 4 years ago from Me to You

Oh my, MM. You've captured the many and varied faces of the sunrise. Isn't nature wonderful! Fabulous photos once again. I wish I could get up that early, but I don't think 5 hours of sleep would be quite enough for me, somehow.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello ExoticHippieQueen, Thank you for visiting, I pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip and the photos have brightened your dull and cold day! enjoy the rest of your day, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Sofs, 'your beautiful dawn poems' is one of my favourite hubs, so just had to be included! Many thanks for visiting and have a wonderful day, take care Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Thank you Susan, I use a Panasonic Lumix and am always pleased with the results, it's especially good for macro photography, enjoy your day best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Bernard, thank you for visiting and sharing one of your very beautiful poems 'There is nothing in this world more precious than the beautiful kindness of God' so lovely and very much appreciated, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Jaye, thank you for visiting and your lovely comments, they mean a great deal to me, see you soon and take care, Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi timorous, 5 hours of sleep wouldn't be enough for me either!! - I'm usually tucked up in bed by 11.00 so I am ready to get up at dawn! yes nature is wonderful and I always enjoy sharing pictures of nature, thank you for visiting and your comments, best wishes Lesley


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Cyndi10 4 years ago from Georgia

Beautiful pictures of sunrise. I especially like the picture of the church. That's sad that it can't be restored. How awesome to have worshipped in a place that so many had before you. Thank you for adding a little beauty by sharing your sunrises.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Cyndi, the church is a part of our history and it was sad to see it closed, we are just hoping it will be saved. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the pictures, thank you for visiting and your comments, they are much appreciated, take care Lesley


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Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

This is gorgeous.

What perfect pics too.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning Dim, thank you for joining me for the sunrise, I'm glad you enjoyed the pictures, enjoy the rest of your day, best wishes Lesley


The Lion King 4 years ago

These pictures remind me of the beautiful sunrise I experienced on a holiday to the states. I remember this fantastic sunrise over Yellowstone National Park. I was listening to "The Circle of Life" at the time that made the experience even more memorable.

Great Work M(u)M!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello lion king, what a wonderful memory you've bought back - that was so special, you were constantly playing that song! much love, mum x


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GmaGoldie 4 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin

Movie Master,

In my bathroom I have a favorite tiny piece of art that houses one of my favorite sayings - "Every sunrise is a message from God, every sunset his signature."

Sun and light are a reflection of the greatness of our God. Feeling God's presence seems to get harder with age and the world's continued traumas. Yet the sunrises and sunset never cease to be a tribute to God's greatness.

Loved this hub - thank you so much for uplifting me.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello GmaGoldie, what a beautiful saying "Every sunrise is a message from God, every sunset his signature."

Thank you for visiting and your comments, I'm so pleased you found it uplifting, have a wonderful day, best wishes Lesley


femmeflashpoint 4 years ago

MM,

Wow! What an incredibly beautiful collection!! You did an outstanding job capturing these! I especially loved the churchyard shots, and those with the village lights twinkling in the distance.

Although I have a long-standing aversion to sunsets, I'm a total sucker for sunrises. Now that I work nightshift, they're just as spectacular, but different somehow, perhaps because they signal it to be near bedtime for me, lol.

When I worked days, I tried very hard (and most mornings managed) to be up well before the sun, and starting my workout. And when the horizon would begin to light up with purple and orange, wow - what a rush! On most days I timed it well enough to be finished with the workout and be sipping a cup of coffee about the time the light began to spread on the patio.

Your little church is beautiful, and I'm sorry it's had to close. It's sad to see such a beautiful piece of history giving way to the elements, wear and tear.

I hope that somehow it gets turned around, repaired and reopened. Never know, it takes only once for an investor's heart to be turned to make the finances flow in. :)

If one sees your photos, that should certainly get the ball rolling.

femme


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oliversmum 4 years ago from australia

Movie Master Hi. Oh what a beautiful hub.

All the photographs are incredible, the colors and detail are just magnificent.

Thank you for sharing your sunrises with us. Voted up.:):)


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Femmeflashpoint, it's lovely to see you this morning. I always try and time my morning walk to end when the sun starts rising, I take a flask of coffee with me and like you, I watch the sunrise as I am sipping my coffee, it's a peaceful time.

The church closing is so said and we are all hoping it will be saved.

Thank you so much for your comments, have a wonderful day and take care, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello oliversmum, I'm so pleased you enjoyed the photos, thank you for stopping by this morning, your comments and votes, they are much appreciated, best wishes Lesley


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Scribenet 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

This is a great Hub! It is morning here and dull and gray so I really went on a mental journey with you and enjoyed those sunrises and the old Norman church. I was transported to that setting. I love sunrises; one of my favourite pastimes in life! You are fortunate to have great ones right where you live!


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50 Caliber 4 years ago from Arizona

Great morning read with my first coffee, I like sun rise and sun set but rise gives hope for my new day to be as good as the one past,

Thanks, 50


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Scribenet, I'm glad you were able to join me for the sunrise this morning! I am so fortunate here to have a good view of both the sunrise and sunset.

Many thanks for your comments, take care and best wishes MM


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning 50, I've got into the habit now of taking a flask of coffee with me on my early walk, I make myself at home in the churchyard and have my first cup watching the sun rise - feels like a good start to the day.

Many thanks for dropping by and your comments, they are much appreciated, best wishes MM


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MartieCoetser 4 years ago from South Africa

Awesome! Absolutely breath-taking beautiful :)

Thanks for delighting us with these magnificent pictures, Movie Master.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning Martie, I'm so pleased you enjoyed the pictures, many thanks for visiting and your great comments, best wishes Lesley


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prasetio30 4 years ago from malang-indonesia

Thanks for posting this fascinating hub. I love sunrise. The pictures are amazing and the whole hub is so beautiful. Rated up!

Prasetio


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi prasetio, I enjoy taking photos of the sunrise, it's a wonderful, peaceful time of the day, I'm so pleased you enjoyed them.

Many thanks for your comments and votes, take care and best wishes Lesley


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Denise Handlon 4 years ago from North Carolina

Had to send this one out to FB and followers...it is awesome! I once pulled off the side of the road to watch the sunrise while listening to a wonderful classical piece that fit the spectacular beauty perfectly. A bus load of teens on their way to school passed by as noisy as any group of teens can be and yelled out to me...taking the dawn for granted!

Thanks for sharing.


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Debby Bruck 4 years ago

Dear Lesley ~ Everyone has said it all. Beautiful, vividly dramatic photographs. Blessings, Debby


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tsmog 4 years ago from Escondido, CA

(Smile) Thanks for the smile!


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Denise, watching the sun rising, classical music playing in the background - sounds absolutely idyllic! it's sad that some miss the moment all together!

Thank you for visiting and sharing, it's much appreciated, enjoy your day, best wishes Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning Debby, thanks you for visiting and your lovely comments, I'm so pleased you enjoyed reading, enjoy your day and take care, Lesley


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning tsmog, I hope all is well with you, it's always good to see you and I love it when I make you smile!!

Have a wonderful day, best wishes Lesley


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oceansnsunsets 4 years ago from The Midwest, USA

Hello Movie Master, these are absolutely stunning photos. I find such peace and serenity in a sunrise in particular. There is a whole different feel from the sunset, though I love those also. I have to admit that I am not up often enough to get to enjoy a good sunrise. When I do make one, it makes my day. This is simply lovely.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Good Morning oceansnsunsets, I agree the 'feel' to the sunrise is completely different to the sunset, I too love both. This morning was -5 degrees but I couldn't resist going out and was rewarded with the most fabulous sunrise, it was just 'the best' start to the day!

Thank you for your comments, enjoy your day, take care Lesley


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marcoujor 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

Dear Lesley,

Each photograph to me captures another slice of heaven.

There is such hopefulness in the rising of the sun. You instill hope to me in this array of beauty. Thank you.

Voted UP & AB...have a peaceful evening, Maria.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello Maria, thank you for joining me for this sunrise, it's a very special, uplifting time of the day:-)

Have a wonderful day, take care and many thanks for your comments and votes, love Lesley


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Angelique Newman 4 years ago from Canada

Oh Movie Master I have to say you're truly one of my favorites! You're hubs never disappoint; I know when I click on one of your articles I'll be inspired. Great writing and absolutely gorgeous pictures! I voted it up and awesome:)


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Anqelique, your comment is a wonderful start to my day, thank you so much for your very kind words and votes.

Have a fabulous day and take care, best wishes Lesley


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stars439 4 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

Your heart is touched by all the beauty in the world. Your appreciation for the wonders of life is awesome . God Bless You, and your darling, wonderful family.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hello stars, thank you for visiting and your wonderful comments, that mean so much to me.

Best wishes too, to you and your family, Lesley

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