About Forrest

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

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer


This work is owned by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive. It doesn't interest me what planets are squaring your moon. I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow, if you have [...]

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer2019-07-04T11:52:02-05:00

Why are we here?


As many times I've thought about this question (at least 100,000 times), and as many times as I've come up with answers that felt reasonable... the truth is... I don't know. I'm not sure.  Mythologies, religions, and personal experiences color each of our imaginations as we search for our existential identities, purpose, and meaning. When the surface level of life becomes dull enough, we dive deep into the oceans of our subconscious, squinting through dark waters for hints, guesses, clues... and while we occasionally find what seems to be a treasure trove of gold, it still seems we end up returning to the surface gasping for air. Perhaps [...]

Why are we here?2019-07-04T12:02:27-05:00