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Colors of God's awesome rainbow
Color is the New Black.

Today I'm going to talk about it. 

Yep, you heard it right. Color. But it's not what you may think. Well, not exactly

You ever heard of emoji's? They're small images mainly used for texting, that are used to express emotions and a whole host of other things. They're tons of them.

Sometime in 2015, Apple added emoji keyboards. Today when I send a text I can choose an array of colors to enhance certain objects. When I use that feature I almost always ask myself what took them so long? Those colors are great. I love the different shades -- a celebration of a rainbow, sort of speak. 

Additionally, Mattel creators rolled out their new Barbie dolls sometime in 2015. The dolls now come in different sizes and different shades. What a fitting concept. I used to play with Barbie dolls when I was a young girl. If only I had the choices many little girls have today, I'm sure I would have found a way to get my mother to buy them all. The new emojis and the new Barbie dolls are rainbows of appreciation and a celebration of color. Brilliant. 

Not everyone caught on though.

Like, the "iconic" icon hand. You know, that hand you see when you're on the Internet and you hover over certain text?

How long have we seen that hand? Lacking in imagination and vision: Uninspiring. Traditional. Ordinary. Ho-hum. 

I'm wondering when the Internet powers-that-be will get with the program. Maybe the emoji and Barbie people should hook up with them to let them know it's 2016. And while they're at it ask them why we they are still using a one-trick pony icon hand. We want something more exciting for our clicking experience. Imagine how much more fun it would be deciding what color our icon hand would be. Maybe I should find out where the icon hand CEO's are, click on their boring link, and ask them myself.

Just another thing to think about that seems small, but is really a big deal, so much so that I thought it important enough to write about it.

Proverbs 20:15b, "...the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel."


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