Pomegranates. I love them. In fact, come to think of it, I had pomegranate juice this morning. But, back on the subject, they have symbolism in Greek Mythology, Judaism, Christianity and Hinduism. In Hinduism they represent fertility and are also connected with Lord Ganesha, "the one fond of the many-seeded fruit."
Learning how to be kind to ourselves,
learning how to respect ourselves, is important.
The reason it's important is that, fundamentally,
when we look into our own hearts
and begin to discover what is confused and what is brilliant,
what is bitter and what is sweet,
it isn't just ourselves that we're discovering.
We're discovering the universe.