Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

There’s a woodsman’s cabin on the near slope of Mt Wildness

There's a woodsman's cabin On the near slope of Mt Wildness Abandoned many years - The Path of Wildness - MEMEOnly the faintest trace remains of the trail which a woodsman made to this place. What enterprise he hoped to achieve in remaining here night upon night was seemingly lost in irrelevant madness when his living could no longer be understood. He’s long since departed to the deeper woods, and his hut remains a caution and testament to ambition far beyond the frontier.

The Path of WildnessThe Path of Wildness is easy to find
The course of a stream
Leaves blown in the wind
A beast’s track through the brush
And the direction of our first inclination

The Path of Wildness is an answer and response to a prescribed way of life which may leave some individuals with a sense that their living is little more than a series of pre-determined, step-like episodes between birth and death. The stages of living between these events: childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood and senior are themselves natural and in accord with the needs of the species and most individuals. Many find their satisfaction in living this course and to these individuals I have little or nothing to say. Others though long for something more; something innate, genetic and seemingly calling. Adventure and change can give a degree of satisfaction and relief yet even these may seem too tame. To those who feel drawn to something beyond the entertainment and stimulation of senses I offer a walk along The Path of Wildness. Don’t bother penciling the event in your schedule, preparing a pack with goodies and supplies or even inviting a friend along, for this experience is along the course of your first inclination and you must surely always go alone.

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