Red is the taste of a ripe, luscious strawberry,
and red the breast of a robin flying high.
Red’s also the crimson glow of Rudolph’s nose,
and red is the color of St. Nicholas’ suit.
Red are boxes of chocolate on Valentine’s Day,
and red is the shiny ruby that cries out to be bought.
Red are the garnet embers of a crackling fire,
and red is a feeling of safety with the ones you love.
Red is hard and stubborn.
Red will never give in
Even when it needs to.
Red has the brawn of an ox,
The skill of a pride of lions,
And the diligence of a colony of ants.
Red does not back down or grow weary.
Red stands his ground firmly.
Red is optimistic.
Red is like a harvest of fresh raspberries:
Satisfyingly and deliciously juicy.
Red is charming and romantic.
~Edited verses by Sunny Summers
Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity, and honor. ~Proverbs 21:21 ✝
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Have you heard summer shout? Well it is and has been here; And its voice is red hot and full of fire.
Red. Red is a fading sunset on the horizon. It’s a burst of flame; A spray of the fire leaping towards us. It’s the heat of the warm afternoon. It’s a flickering flame of a tiny candle. It’s the spark able to spread the wildfire of love. Red is reverent, and it’s holy. Red is the color of heat. It’s full of passion. It’s bold. Red has the brawn of an ox, The skill of a pride of lions, And even the diligence of a colony of fire ants. It does not back down or grow weary. Red stands his ground firmly. It’s charming and romantic. Red is like a harvest of fresh raspberries: Satisfyingly and deliciously juicy. Red is optimistic. Red is the color of a rising dawn that glides across the morning sky and through the misty white clouds. It’s the hot August sun, beating down on your entire body, and filling you with warmth. ~Edited and adapted poem by Sunny Summers
I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. ~Ephesians 3:16-19 ✝