Sophistication Through Simplicity

I didn't just post a picture of a black square, this is actually my desktop. I love the clean, simple, and yet still very sophisticated... desktop, home screen, written code, verse, prose, lyric, file structure, office, room, company, house, life... etc (could be I like this so much because life in reality is actually very…

3 Monastic Principles of Pachomius for Today

The pursuit of the monastic lifestyle was something that was key to Christianity, and is something that is still relevant to our day and culture. These monks originally started out as hermits who sought the solitude of a cave or the desert in order to have a closer relationship with God but to also remove…

Doing Simple Christmas with Living Water International

Our church started a new series yesterday called Simple Christmas (see Advent and A Christmas thought) marking the beginning of the Advent season, and what started on Black Friday as the Christmas shopping season. Today is Cyber Monday as it has been called, the day when online retailers do their big sales and discounts that…

Using the Beauty of Simplicity in Photography

Sometimes I really like abstracts for their simplicity. This image was taken in Gainesville, GA (not the "other" one in Florida), on a mountain pond. I almost didn't stop to take the shot but I am glad I did.  This particular shot was one of the first sets of images I did on film back…