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Forrest is a lover of books, blogging, the wild outdoors, deep mysterious conversations... and coffee.

2 Ways that Extreme Experiences Cultivate the Self

2020-01-16T12:18:04-06:00

I just read a fascinating article about extreme experiences. Before I share the link, here are a few questions that will get us in the same headspace. What do you really want to get out of (your) life? Are you presently (or recently) experiencing lots of extreme emotions? What drives [...]

2 Ways that Extreme Experiences Cultivate the Self2020-01-16T12:18:04-06:00

Quotes About Nature and Life

2020-01-10T14:54:28-06:00

15+ Deep Quotes about Nature, Life, and Seasons Quotes about Sunsets Quotes about Mountains Quotes about Trees and the Forest   Quote about Sunset “It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.“ - Bernard Williams Quote about Nature's Seasons (winter) “In the depth of winter I finally [...]

Quotes About Nature and Life2020-01-10T14:54:28-06:00

The Idea of Order at Key West by Wallace Stevens

2020-01-10T12:57:08-06:00

The Idea of Order at Key West by Wallace Stevens She sang beyond the genius of the sea.    The water never formed to mind or voice,    Like a body wholly body, fluttering Its empty sleeves; and yet its mimic motion    Made constant cry, caused constantly a cry,    That was not [...]

The Idea of Order at Key West by Wallace Stevens2020-01-10T12:57:08-06:00

“Earth, isn’t this what you want?” by Rainer Maria Rilke

2020-01-10T13:20:23-06:00

"Earth, isn't this what you want?" (Poem) by Rainer Maria Rilke   Earth, isn't this what you want? To arise in us, invisible?⠀ Is it not your dream, to enter us so wholly⠀ there's nothing left outside us to see?⠀ What, if not transformation,⠀ is your deepest purpose? Earth, my [...]

“Earth, isn’t this what you want?” by Rainer Maria Rilke2020-01-10T13:20:23-06:00

The Man in the Glass by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr.

2020-01-10T13:15:22-06:00

The Man In The Glass Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr. When you get what you want in your struggle for self⠀ And the world makes you king for a day⠀ Just go to the mirror and look at yourself⠀ And see what that man has to say.⠀ ⠀ For it isn’t [...]

The Man in the Glass by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr.2020-01-10T13:15:22-06:00

Roses by Mary Oliver

2020-01-08T12:24:50-06:00

Roses by Mary Oliver Everyone now and again wonders about those questions that have no ready answer: first cause, God’s existence, what happens when the curtain goes down and nothing stops it, not kissing not going to the mall, not the Super Bowl. “Wild roses,” I said to them one [...]

Roses by Mary Oliver2020-01-08T12:24:50-06:00