©® "Earthrise," as photographed by the Apollo 8 crew on Christmas Eve 1968, laid over NASA's 2013 re-creation using Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) data.
In this age it is given to see Planet Earth from the outside looking in. The only thing which changes
it's perspective is the fact that it has been neglected by it's guardians - mankind - for too long.
From a distance... it is speck of stardust within the Cosmos.
above... a breathing entity of the Universe.
surface... a paradox of serenity, great power and beauty within the awesome nature of itself.