Day 7 - Refined listening and pleasure returns

As day 7 of no sugar arrives, I am noticing that there are distinct shifts happening. Each day that I am off sugar, my body aligns more to my soul and my listening becomes more refined.

Each day it seems that I am naturally adding a piece of nourishment to my morning routine… organically. There have been times when I have woken up with a resolution… a determination… a push to do this and do this and do this as a part of my morning practice, but they soon fall away because they are forced.

This time the practices are arriving naturally, as an organic extension to the existing ones… and I am listening more deeply to my bodies calling. Each day, something new has arrived… a walk, a pineal meditation, connecting with nature...

This morning, sitting in the gorgeous sun speckled bush, I sat on a soggy log and watched the rain shined leaves dance gently. There is something that happens to my vision when I am in nature like this… I start to see the world breathing… literally... seeing the tree trunks expanding and relaxing as they breathe. The world becomes an energetic dance of matter and far less solid. It is stunning and it brings so much peace and pleasure to my body and being.

And this pleasure is so subtle. It is not an overt orgasm like wave, but a soft internal expansion that can turn into the orgasm like wave if I give it space. It is a soft opening of my spirit to the world as self love begins to ground in my heart again and my soul starts to sing softly of things forgotten, now revealing...