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Finding Peace in the New Year

     After a bit too many sweets, I found my way to a “silent” heated yoga class. I figured, it was a great way to sweat out the excess sugar and assist in bringing myself back to some sort of balance. Minutes into the class the instructor started to speak, hence not a “silent” class. After a brief moment of annoyance, I quickly let it go, as I began to find an inner rhythm through the chatter.

I have been doing yoga for many years and know these poses quite well. This class brought me to new experiences within the postures. During the “bow” pose, a very poised archer emerged with a laser focus of intentionality. I was stretching and opening new muscles and fascia, different than ever before. At that moment, there was no noise. The distractions I had reacted to in the past, were no longer present in this moment, as I continued to go deeper into each pose.

Then a cool breeze came into the studio as he turned on the fans and opened the door to cool down the room. This occurred right in the middle of the “camel” pose. One of the deepest postures to assist in opening our hearts. All the while I was attempting to stay open as my body felt like it was now in a freezer. I paused and took in a long deep breath instead of going back into the full posture. When I stopped, I found myself instantly begin honoring my back. This in place of moving through my now constricted muscles, that came about from the chill in the room.

In the midst of the changing temperature, my heart remained open with a new inner stillness. It’s funny how something so minor, can stir up so much in us. It is up to us to discover ways to not allow anything or anyone to take away our peace, no matter what weather comes our way. Whether its financial, relational, environmental, physical or emotional—everything has the ability to steal our peace. 

You do have the ability to find the courage and tools to “be” with it all— the good, the bad and the ugly. Throughout your day when you find yourself with any untoward reactions or unrest, may you find a way to stop and take pause to allow your breath to move through some of these place’s. Your breath may assist you in uncovering A NEW way to “be” with even the most difficult of times. By just allowing a brief moment of peace and stillness to make its way to you—you may find a new meaning to these places of reaction. We have to change to bring in more life! Life is change, and change is life.

Life provides us limitless opportunities to learn, heal and grow. “The color of our medicine is unique and individual to each of us. We are indeed complex beings. By stopping, by sitting with all our complexities, we can bring more peace and clarity to our hearts and into our homes. If we listen, if we remain open to the signs, symbols, and messages that are all around us, our hearts can guide us.” This is an excerpt from my book, “What Color is Your Medicine?” 

I will be offering an Online Sol Journey Adventure working with deepening the medicine that the 5 Elements provide us. We will meet for an hour and a half, for 10 Sundays starting Jan 13th,2019. This as a means to assist in bringing more peace, clarity, and wisdom as you make your way into the New Year! Check out more information. Feel free to drop me a line with interest      Blessings,   Regina

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Eyes Wide Open!


I have recently been sharing excerpts from my new book, “What Color is Your Medicine?” in order to assist people at understanding what the messages in our body, mind and spirits may be trying to relay to us.

I have found if we start paying attention to the wisdom of what our bodies hold, either emotionally or physically, it may just be attempting to share something with us. We may end up being brought to something or someone, in order to bring us a deeper understanding of what we are ready to learn, heal and grow at this time in our life.


What is your body sharing with you this day?


As you begin paying attention to the messages in your body….may you discover more peace, joy, and love in your everyday lives.



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How do we get to the roots of our own existence?

“Raiz” in Spanish means “roots” in English.  I took a snap shot of this photo from an art exhibit at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, by author and artist Amalia Mesa-Bains. A woman who embodies a deep ancestral wisdom and spiritual understandings, that are beautifully depicted through her many landscape designs. I also saw dear Gaia speaking through her many etchings. A language I understand deep within my core.

“We are all rooted in our own ancestral soil as the tree of life unfolds.”

Our understandings of what our ancestors brought forward for us to heal as well as enjoy, can bring us to various teachings and understandings. While we make our way through life and remain open and present, we  can begin to uncover what speaks to our souls desires. Perhaps a gift or a language Gaia has been waiting to share with you? Like a soul fed from the heavens and the earth, we begin to connect into the purest parts of ourselves. This is when we feel enlivened or inspired— like being called home to our brilliance which is a place of joy and balance in our body, mind and spirit—our cup overflowing with comfort and ease.

This message can also bring awareness to the various branches that our lineage may carry, those that have been soiled with strife and toxins throughout time—knowing that we may require some purifying from the deep roots we hold. The “heart root” is seen at the central core of this root system, deep within our dear Gaia. Our hearts can indeed guide us on our journey, if we are open to receive the messages. As our hearts may be heavy without never understanding why, until we begin cleansing our systems, so our branches can again flourish and blossom— extending out to discover new and different ways to nourish our inner landscapes. When we do so, we may also discover we are able to walk through life a little less troubled either physically or emotionally. Staying open to discover ways to restore ourselves back to a heart that is guided by pure source and in direct resonance with the energy of love and compassion, can enjoy a quiet and steady rhythm within this vibration.

When our central “heart root” is tended—either internal or external—our heart knows when it is nourished and organically fed with nutrients of love and compassion. When a heart no longer seeks outside itself, it knows it’s home. Home to its self and source, and longs to connect to a tribe that will feed its body, mind and spirit. As when home and aligned with self, you align with others that are home within themselves.

When we connect to dear Gaia’s deep ancestral wisdom and truths, she guides and supports us so we can rest easy upon her soil. It is in this coming home to our roots (raiz) of pure source, we know we are truly home to the truth of who we really are.

Blessings on your journey home,


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The Energy of YES !!

~We once again completed another Sol Journey. We came back once again to the lands on our beautiful spot here in Glen Ellen, California. Yes, different than before with its new season of change still making its way. Our dear Gaia is just now bringing forth some new growth, as parts of her still dying off.  Just as we, dying and birthing a new and different than ever before, and being tended to from a new well spring of her delights.

~Our time together brought us all more fully awake and embodied with the amazing medicine of the land. I witnessed such a powerful display of courage and strength that came forward bringing such beauty and calm to our entire group. The awareness of connection that came forward to and from the deeper parts of ourselves from dear Gaia and source, really bringing us to feel the interconnected space of our One sacred human Heart.

A snippet from my new book, titled   “What Color is Your Medicine?”  which is coming out soon! This came in for me to bring forward after our time together….

Cead Mile Failte, a Gaelic saying which means a hundred thousand welcomes. It’s for an arrival you didn’t know you missed, until you arrived. When we finally come home to ourselves, home to our body, mind and spirit living without separation. This is when we truly come home to a heart that is in direct resonance with the energy of Yes, where all manifestation flows.” When we start to participant on this journey of life with the energy of Yes, we begin to live from our heart that is home from its connected rooted place, from both the heavens and the earth. May your spring blossoms, provide your hearts full of summer fruits, that are ripe and ready with delight!

Until our next Sol Journey,

Blessings,  ~ Regina

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Peace and Goodwill

This year is fast coming to its completion, as 2018 readily approaches.   Two thousand and seventeen has been and still is a year immersed with numerous accounts of love and joy, along with occurrences of heartache and strife.  There has been and still are continued accounts of people’s courage and strength coming forward alongside the many offerings to others in need. These situations and accounts of ones true beauty and heart are being displayed during the many disasters that so many of us are and have experienced and witnessed, both near and far.

These heartfelt accounts of Goodwill that has and continue to emerge, is bringing individuals and communities closer together than ever before seen. I believe these events are and what is bringing us closer to the truth of who we really truly are; A spirit filled self. A place in us that gives and receives without thought or judgment, a place that brings us and others to an effortless exchange of love, a place that is innate in all of us.

Let us continue to bring forth our true divine nature into this coming new year. The self that continues bringing all the people of this EARTH some peace and goodwill.

May our time here continue to be an extension of warmth and kindness to one another? May we find a way to shine the truth of our divine light this season, which will inevitably spill over into our everyday lives. What better place to call home than in a place filled with peace and goodwill.

With love from Sol Journeys

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Ashes to Ashes…

The Peace of Wild Things~ by Wendell Berry

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in the beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the wild, and am free.


Our spot here in Glen Ellen the land where are Sol Journeys took place was brought to a place of stillness as she lies in wait with her ashes from the fires of Northern California. This same spot I had also called home, the place I lived and loved. I am so very grateful for the time spent upon her as well as the many others that also enjoyed her magic and mystery. Although with this clearing of our dear Gaia it will take some time in allow to see what is to emerge, as once again she finds a new freedom of growth upon her earth, as well as a new energy that she will bring forth. As she begins again to make her way, so will I as well as our entire community.

I find myself by the waters of Bodega Bay as a place I am “finding peace at a time of unrest among the wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.” May each of us find a place to rest in the grace of this world and a place to free yourself from any remains that wish to be brought to rest. This so the new places and energy within can begin to form and plant ourselves a new.

With Love, Regina

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Coming Home…



Coming Home::: Upon completing the Camino de Santiago I recall a time with a fellow pilgrim whom I ran into on and off throughout my journey. He was a gentle 60 year old soul, from Italy. We saw one another many times throughout the Camino, although we never really spoke until the end, in Finisterre. It was then he disclosed why he was doing the Camino. He shared he had been adopted as a boy, and as a child he never knew his birth name. A life perhaps been lived with a void that may not have been spoken, although a walk to uncover something he did not have to put words too. Before walking, he discovered his birth name and found his parents had passed. Upon entering Santiago, the place your walk is commemorated. It was here he acknowledged his name, and placed his adopted name along with his birth name on his placard. He shared his birth name aloud with me, as we teared up it was as if he made his way home to the truth of his roots, his souls coming home for the first time.

A moment etched in my heart, a poignant marking, each of us so very different, unique in our life and seeing himself as my own mirror at that moment in time. I have been blessed to share many a moments with many a soul during my walk, although this an ending or shall I say beginning of finding the truth of what being home with oneself truly means. It was and is A Perfect reflection of my own Truth in fully coming home.

Finisterre may have a literal meaning, of In Roman times it was believed to be the end of the known world. The name Finisterre, like that of Finistère in France, derives from the Latin finis terrae, meaning “end of the earth”. “The Earth, no matter where or when we stand upon her, she always finds a way of dying and birthing itself over and over. She is never stagnant, never still, always in fluid motion; just as are we. I know now here back landing upon an amazing spot on this beautiful earth. I am so very grateful for my home, my spot in the natural world that was provided to me before my pilgrimage, not knowing until now that in fact it is truly my home.

The Earth, the place you ground into, the place we call home is like being connected into our electrical system within our literal and figurative house. When we are walking upon the earth, we ground more into the support and nurturance of dear Gaia along with all who have walked before us and all who will come after. When you stand with our feet on this earth you tend to ground automatically, when walking for days at a time you are then re- aligning into your electrical system, like bringing yourself closer and closer to home.

In the days before rubber-soled shoes, we were walking barefoot among the trees, always deeply connected to thy self, and to the earth. Earth has an energy, a vibration that has an amazing healing property, just as our energy system brings us life affirming aliveness into our systems if treated with love and compassion. Bringing in the flow of healthy negative ions in and any buildup of positive ions and its accompanying toxins flowing out is how we naturally take care. As for our health, grounding needs to be part of our daily life, as the Earth’s healing energy awaits your arrival as when ill either physically or emotionally, staying grounded as much as possible is a good tincture in your medicine cabinet.

We are making our way toward our 3 Day Retreat right here in Northern California and we still have a few spots left for our time on the land. We would love to have you take part in finding your way home!

Blessings, Regina       

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Strengthening our spiritual muscles


When we keep ourselves busy enough, in order to have enough, we sometimes miss out on bringing forth our full divine potential.

~If you are spiritually awake YOU will be totally taken care of in this world~

I came across this most recently in reference to a class, it felt like it was written in BOLD print. I have always felt a strong pull to fully engage the many aspects of my self this lifetime. A pulling at my heart on how to receive, how to open and fully ground, all in pursuit of living freely from the inside out.  This way of BEing continues to strip away my illusions of self-sufficiency, so to be with thy self as well as the other, as a vehicle of transformation and change. The child once in need of being cared for by other, only to realize we are already totally cared for. As the process of surrender unfolds, the more awake I become into further aspects of my unknown self, and able to allow more of the mystery and magic into everyday life.

I recently dreamt of being asleep on a train, upon awakening, I saw some people I knew walking past me in the aisle. They were people I had journeyed with this lifetime, in the mountains of West Virginia. The last person who started to pass me stopped and sat with me. He had been a teacher and a spiritual mentor of mine. He shared his upcoming programs and what had been happening over the last year. He asked how I was as I was stretching my arms out, as if I was awakening from a long slumber, I responded, I’m stiff. I realized after I reflected upon this dream, it was as if I was a bear awakening from a long winter hibernation. All the while sitting across from someone I have always respected and admired in his way of BEing in the world. With the realization of how I have been totally cared for with amazing guidance and support, whether asleep or awake!

Our paths have many roads to choose, all in preparation of awakening our spiritual potentials. I have been blessed many times over this lifetime with so many wonderful experiences with people, places and animal kingdom alike, all to assist in building and strengthening my spiritual muscles. All perfect just as they are no~thing good, no~thing bad, perfect and getting better and all in divine time.

I now find myself going on a journey for 6 weeks, a walk across Spain. My departure date April Fool’s and my arrival date is Mother’s day! No accident on those 2 significant dates. I am going with the intent to continue my spiritual expansion, as a way to gain more truth and understandings of myself and my gifts. A time to let go of anything that may be preventing my full self being fully present, here now. The Camino de Santiago is a pilgrimage, ending at the tomb of St James~ Santiago (St. James) de Compostela (campo de estrellas, or “field of stars”). The final destination a field of ✨ stars, to walk to awaken my full spiritual self,  with a community of like minds, all on a journey to the unknowns within.

We all take different routes to awaken and some travel the world over in order to find our way back home ☺ Others awaken one morning to find themselves on a different route than they normally take to work, only to discover a new way of being.

A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step~ Lao-Tzu

Where ever your soul awakens to this day, may you find your feet fully planted upon this gorgeous planet we have been placed.  If you stumble or fall in the process, may you find the strength to once again begin the journey to discover the truth and understanding of your divine being.

Pay attention to the messages, they are everywhere!

I have a dear friend and colleague who is an amazing Akashic record reader. If you feel called and would like to learn more about her gifts please go to ~I mention this as we all are in need of assistance as we make our way on our journeys. Perhaps opening your records may assist you in your manifesting your desire to awaken!

If you long to bring forth a life lived from your full Divine potential, fully here and present I hope to have you join us on a Sol Journey Adventure.  Sol Journeys will continue making our way upon the lands of this 🌏 earth once again and will soon be offering week long retreats here and abroad. It may just include a part of the Camino❓One never knows what lies ahead as remaining open to everything,  expecting no thing!

Whichever road you choose, may you find an effortless ebb and flow as you make your way.

Until our next Sol Journeys

God Speed,
Medicine for the Heart and Soul


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