"Descriptions of the wilderness, seasons, and nature, stunningly beautiful to read."

Nature's Gentle

Healing for a

World Sometimes

Gone Out oF Control

"What a surprise of a book! Not at all what I expected but once you start reading you are hooked!" 

Poetry for the

Hurried &


"It doesn’t matter where you start to read, there will be something that inspires."

"John Bragstad is an outstanding writer who captures the grace and soul of the BWCA in the likes of Sigurd Olson."

"John’s artistic expression is a gift to those of us who love the wilderness, but lack the words to articulate its beauty."

"Beautifully written, I know I will find myself coming back to his books often."

"John Bragstad uses the best of his early experience as a wilderness guide, combined with years as a licensed therapist, to offer insight, comfort, humor, challenge, and motivation."

"The wilderness calls and John answers."

Quotes are all from 5-Star Reader Reviews except where indicated.

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Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA

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