THE JOURNEY —by Mary Oliver “One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice [...]
About ForrestForrest is a lover of books, blogging, the wild outdoors, deep mysterious conversations... and coffee.
I acknowledge that my list of highest-paid bloggers is slightly wonky because there are loads of blogs that make more money than the folks below. But the people I list as my personal heroes in the blogosphere are here for a reason. (Note: did you know the Huffington Post makes [...]
While there are tens of dozens of ways to make money writing online, we're going to focus on three of my favorites. But First... Coffee (and a quick backstory): or Skip the Backstory I've been a deep-thinker for most of my life. I enjoy reading, thinking, and diving into the [...]
This being human is a guest house.Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all!Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows,who violently sweep your houseempty of its furniture,still, treat each guest honorably.He may be clearing you outfor [...]
As of today, blogging has been around for at least 25 years. But things have evolved a lot. What about the next 25 years? What does the future of blogging have in store for us? Big Picture Giveaway: Jump to the Answer (skip Forrest's ranting)Practical Stuff for Bloggers: Jump to [...]
Yesterday I heard the story of Sri Aurobindo. If you go look him up on Wikipedia, you'll find a few brief sentences about his conversion from politics to philosophy and spirituality, but I was told a more detailed account of this conversion. We'll pick the story up at his imprisonment Aurobindo, [...]