Red Doors, Thursday’s Doors

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During the middle ages church doors were painted red to signify the blood of Christ and as a sign of the cross. The red doors of churches also symbolize a place of sanctuary, refuge and safety from physical or spiritual evil/danger.

When I saw these wonderful doors, I wondered how many other doors of churches in my area are red and there were quite a few. Even a few residences had red doors. Enjoy these door, while some may be rather plain, I lean back on the wonder of showing the love of Christ on a door.

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I thought this next door was interesting which at one time was possibly a home or apartment complex but now serves as one of the residences for St. Ambrose College.

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There can be some much wonder when you take the time to study the details our world. The beauty and the complexities of why we are where we are today.

And as you reflect on this beauty, remember to be kind. A kind smile can break the tight hold of fear or despair that may be chocking someone.

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Your kindness may be that person’s only light for the day.

6 thoughts on “Red Doors, Thursday’s Doors

  1. I didn’t realize that’s why so many church doors were red. As you say, a great way of showing that love and sacrifice. Are these doors from Pasadena, CA? Our older daughter and her husband live there.

    janet

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