The mouthwatering colors and ripening scents of the grapes cause us to
salivate in delight and desire. We reach in a lustful haste to take hold
of our vessels; in anticipation of filling them with the juices from the
peach wine barrel that lures us in.
Instantly a python strikes out from behind us. Not so quickly! it
Have you explored
every angle of your choice? Do you have the consent of the owner of this
Are you prepared to
be charged? If you drink of this fruit, are you sure you can handle the
How do you know it
will not poison you? Once ingested, will it always be a part of you?
Will you be able to
accept the responsibility involved? That peach wine may quench you for
the moment but could it also destroy you?
We step back, considering all that could entail this simple and impulsive
The wise advice of the serpent causes us to reconsider with respect for
From this respect a new seed is planted and pressed firmly into ground,
therefore unfolding our own personal fruits of The Lovers: among them,
beauty, joy, patience, kindness, commitment, faith, hope and of course the
greatest of these… enduring LOVE.
Happy St. Valentine's Day!
Wishing you blessings of Love, insight, enlightenment and the sense to