I so enjoyed getting to know you, and spending time with you, and am determined that it will reoccur. I think about Brazil and all my new friends there every day, and I know I will come back in the not too distant future. I really am looking forward to reconvening with Mother Ayahuasca. My experience this year participating in the Ayahuasca Healing Retreat was life-changing. I came in search of solutions to a long-term intense chronic illness; this retreat started a path of healing that is still unfolding four months later.
Through the guidance of the retreat leaders, I was able to have a thrilling encounter with this sacred plant, and experience a connection with a profoundly loving and intelligent entity unlike anything else I have ever known. Silvia and Gary were wise, compassionate, generous, and loving. I was able to satisfy my original quest in coming to the retreat – to rediscover the strands of authentic personal energy and life force that will eventually lead me back home to health and happiness.
Today is my last day at TheVine center for this time, I look forward to return many times. It was a great Magic experience, fulfilling, a communion of souls. An authentic religious experience, in the etymological sense of the word: religare, re-unite, come together. Mother Nature in full and total intimacy with my soul. Even the snake visit on my […]
In the two weeks I’ve been back from a retreat at Spirit Vine I’ve faced friends (for meals, phone calls… asking what was it like?), family (mom, uncle…where have you been? why was your gate locked?), Foes (the seismic oil exploration crew that trespassed on my property while I was in Brazil after I refused to give them permission to […]
When I came to Spirit Vine Retreats the first time a few years ago, it was entirely beyond my expectations – closer to a dream come true for me. I think of my life now as before I came to Spirit Vine and after, as my life so completely changed. Hard to describe – I feel lighter, more clarity, more […]