SUNNING

 

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1 Pineal gland 2 Pituitary gland 3 Thyroid gland 4 Thymus 5 Adrenal gland 6 Pancreas 7 Ovary (female) 8 Testes (male)

Stand outside and face the sun. If you wear glasses, remove them. Close your eyes. Let the bright healing light of the sun shine down on your third eye, the place between your eyebrows. (Do not stare at the sun, even with your eyes closed). Feel the warmth and let the light shine and fill your brain.

Let the light and warmth penetrate from the outer parts of the brain into the middle of your head where your HYPOTHALAMUS resides. This gland is about the size of an almond but plays a very important role in linking our outside world to our inside world. 

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Now let this bright white healing light come down to a place just below the hypothalamus to the PITUITARY GLAND.  This gland secretes the hormones that allows your body to maintain homeostasis in the body.  Let the bright white healing light send its energy into the pituitary, lighting all aspects. 

Once you have filled these two glands with the healing white light, let it travel to the PINEAL GLAND that is located just behind the pituitary.  This gland is the key to our sleep/wake cycle.   It is also said to be the seat of enlightenment, and is known as the "third" or "spiritual" eye.

Take a breath while the light connects these three glands.  Enjoy and give gratitude.

Once you are full with the bright healing light of the sun, bring it down to your THYROID GLAND located in the middle of your throat.  Your thyroid sends the metabolism signals in your body.  Let the bright white light ease the tension in your throat, and energize the thyroid.  Breathe and stay there with the light. 

Next, draw the light down to the THYMUS GLAND just below your collar bones in the middle of your sternum.  This is your immune stimulating gland.  Let the bright white light warm you.  Breathe.

Embrace the bright white light and bring it to your HEART, the 'King' or "Queen" of the organs: 'The heart commands all of the organs and viscera, houses the spirit, and controls the emotions.' Allow it to fill your heart and surround it. Once you have completely warmed your heart, let the light filter to the STOMACH, the organ that takes in the outer world and gets it ready for our inner world. It is located just below the diaphragm, allowing it to feel the warmth and light. Give thanks to your heart and stomach for all they do.

Once these organs are filled with the bright warm light, draw the light and warmth into the PANCREAS, which is cradled by the duodenum located just above your navel and underneath the stomach on the left side of your rib cage.  The pancreas secretes hormones that harvests energy from the food that we eat. Let it fill with the peaceful and warm energy of the bright white light until it spills over to ADRENALS located just on top of your kidneys and at the bottom of your rib cage on each side.  These glands regulate our stress coping hormones.    Be thankful for the work they do.

Lastly, let the light travel down to your SMALL INTESTINES that separates the pure from the impure and your sacred REGENERATIVE GLANDS, the ovaries or the testes, and let the light shine where we summon our creative energy.  Smile and breathe. 

Now turn around and allow that light to come the center of the back of your head.  Reconnect the energizing light from the sun to your hypothalamus, pituitary and pineal triad in the center of your brain. Once again, allow the bright white light to travel down the body, this time along your spine and the nerves that span this pathway from the brain to the coccyx.

Imagine the energy of the sun's light traveling down to your 7th cervical vertebra, located just behind the thyroid, to the nerves that control our metabolism and your respiration.

Once the light has warmed this area that allows us to communicate your truth to the world, allow the light and energy and warmth to travel to your 4th thoracic vertebra, located between the shoulder blades and just behind the heart. The nerves from this vertebra feed our heart and thymus, where you sense what is wanted and not wanted for your health and survival. Allow the energy to radiate out.

Then let the light travel down to the 11th thoracic vertebra, just behind and below the xiphoid process located in the front of the rib cage. This verteba allows you to be flexible, to bend forward and backward, and from side to side. The nerves here feed all of your digestive organs, providing information to and receiving information from and between all your internal visceral organs. It is a place that absorbs many of your emotional traumas. Allow the sun's energy to warm and embrace this nerve complex.

Next allow the sun's energy to travel down the spine to your 3rd lumbar vertebra. This is located just behind the navel, and it is known as the door of life where you generate and storey our energy. Then let the light travel all the way to the tip of the coccyx, where you receive your support and enjoyment for life.

Stop and concentrate the healing light of the sun where it is needed, stopping at each nerve complex until the nerves that feed your endocrine glands experience the full healing power of the sun.  Feel the warmth and the light travel down your spine, energizing each vertebra from the cranium to the coccyx.

Open your eyes.  Look around you.  You will find the world much more sharply defined and richer in color.  Sense your place in it. Keep this feeling deep within you so you can call it back whenever you want.