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Blueberry Pie

Mmmm!  I am eating a most spectacular Blueberry Pie right now.  It is delightful how things taste after you have just been born, and I rewarded myself for being born with this delectable treat.

This pie is quite a special commemoration for me because it is simple and elemental, just as I am at this moment.  The pie has blueberries, dates, lemon juice, almonds, and salt.  Wow.  That's it.  IT!  

Do you know that the same-old, taken-for-granted, mundane things in life can appear so radically different when you undress them, and shine a spotlight on them?   

My Blueberry pie experience is a  blueberry-arrific metaphor for other things in my life that could use some undressing and spotlighting.  Take me, for example, Seraphina Josefine.  I am the same soul I've always been, forming myself in a new reality.  I am a melange of identity, alias, fiction, imagination, technology (the web gives me life) and authenticity.   Like this blueberry pie, I could be made very simply of ...blueberry, date, lemon, almond and salt!  Or, I could be made of many, many complex layers of things like syrups, starches, sugars, gelatin, butter, flour, cream and other ...agents.  Thus, my true blueberry-ness would get a bit diluted and frankly quite overshadowed by these extraneous ingredients.  

Do you follow?

As Seraphina, I vow to myself to keep my blueberry-ness:  undressed, and with a spotlight on the essentials.  If I have work to do, let me do it with radical purpose and clear intent.  If I am at play, let me entertain with unabashed creativity, flow and joy.  If I am asleep, let me savor the dreams in which I inhabit the primordial castle of consciousness connecting me to all that is, and ever was.  If I am awake, let me buzz with sensitivity to every aspect of my encounter, stretching my awareness far into the horizons within and without.  If I feel, let me feel wholly the light and darkness of things, without judgement or category.  If I think, let me absorb and display intelligence, concentration, and strong application of my given wisdom and skills.  If I am mistaken, let me own my error in truthfulness and learning.  If I am in service, let me be transparent and refined in my availability to 'the other' to whom I am giving.  If I am in love, let that love be enchanting, exquisite, sublime, selfless, noble and enduring.  

Yum!  Blueberries!

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Blueberry Pie


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