Winter Moon Rising

Winter Moon Rising
Sharp and Bright, like the Truth

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Black and White

Today I was watching a show on UEN wherein they show you a picture of a place in color

photography, and then the same exact place in black and white.  I’m sure it’s no surprise to real

photographers, but it was really much easier to see the contents in the black and white photo than in

the complete true-to-life color photo. To me that just seems like it should work the other way around,

but the proof was right before my eyes. I began to wonder if this might hold true in other things as


Do I complicate relationships, problems and the logistics of my life by trying to color everything with

more detail than I need to? What if I just stuck to the basic black and white issues? Wouldn’t it be


There is definitely a place for the full range of the color wheel, but sometimes I think I should stick to

the plain black and white.

Color: Wouldn’t it be wonderful if I made Christmas outfits for all my grandchildren?

That would be such a keepsake for them, I could save their parents some money, everyone would

know what a creative and generous person I am, ect.

Black and White: Sewing for long stretches of time kills my back.

Color: No matter how I feel, I should always teach my Sunday school class, everybody is busy, I don’t

want to cause any trouble, I don’t want to be flaky.

Black and White: You have the flu, dummy!

Something for me to think seriously about. Or maybe not! Stick to the black and white.

Most of the time.

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