Life in Contrast

A little awareness of contrast goes a long way..

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IMG_2353“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Contrast is part of life, and we truly live in a life of contrast. However, what appears to us as strikingly different, what appears to us as a simple juxtaposition of black and white are really two of the same. It is within the one shade that we can find two.

We should all explore the contrast as it applies to our lives. We artists use contrast to evoke distinction and clarity within a piece. We writers use contrast to shade the personality of a character against his peers, his struggles or in completion of his goal. Within one form, we can always find two, contrasted throughout time.

Contrast dances in unison with one purpose. This simplicity differentiates the part from the whole…

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One thought on “Life in Contrast

  1. Thanks for the thoughtful, meaningful post Life in Contrast.
    One of life’s biggest contrast seems to be very. People talk about marriages made in heaven, when opposites usually end up getting married you wonder if that’s made in heaven are not. Their opposite ideas bring the true meaning of contrast into daily living as they spend their lives together

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