|Whitsuntide Feast of Fire and Holy Ghost|
"Red is the color of blood, rubies and strawberries. Red is commonly associated with danger, sacrifice, passion, fire, beauty, blood, anger, socialism and communism, and in China and many other cultures, with happiness."(Wikipedia)
For me Red is the colour of freedom, joy, and especially red roses are a symbol of love and passion. In our church the minister wears a white gown with a red liturgical stole at Christmas, Easter and Whit Sunday. These are the most festive holy days in Christianity.
"Inside an archeological site on the coast of South Africa, paleoanthropologists in 2000 found evidence that, between 170,000 and 40,000 years ago, Late Stone Age people were scraping and grinding ochre, a clay colored red by iron oxide, probably with the intention of using it to color their bodies." The Aborigines in Australia also used this colour red.
The Aborigines in Australia also used this colour red.