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September 2015

Women’s Empowerment: Buddhism, Christianity, & Islam/Speaker Series

Tweet The empowerment of women is a topic of extreme importance as we move into a new global civilization.  How do our religions look at women?  This is the topic of one of the talks given in the speaker series of author James Hilgendorf. Any religion, philosophy, or mode of thinking that denigrates women, that [...]

The Religion of the Future

Tweet What will the religion of the future look like? Certainly it will have to reach way beyond where we are at present.  Our current religions are at the root of much of the violence, conflict and wars happening on our planet. Some guidelines for a religion for the future. Comments and a reading from [...]

Our Youth – Debt Up To Their Ears

Tweet I became aware today of the cases of two more young women who are mired down in the national disgrace of our educational system. Both are working.  One is holding down two jobs to pay for her expenses, which includes student debt which she incurred for her college education.  She lives in a large [...]

What Do Scientists Know?

Tweet WHAT DO SCIENTISTS KNOW? Scientists do not know what the universe is made of. Scientists do not know why we dream. Scientists do not know why we sleep. Scientists cannot quantify love. Scientists cannot quantify hatred. Scientists do not know what keeps your heart beating, your lungs breathing. Scientists do not know the beginning [...]

The Turning Point of a Miracle

Tweet Miracles.  We hope for them.  We pray for them. But the miracles are not out there. YOU are the Turning Point of a Miracle. A reading from “A New Myth for America.” __________________ James Hilgendorf is a speaker, encouraging audiences with a wide array of topics, that might be summed up in three phrases: [...]

Helen Keller, Amercan Heroine/Speaker Series, James Hilgendorf

Tweet Helen Keller – the embodiment of perseverance, determination and victory in the face of seemingly intractable obstacles, is one of the heroines of my life, and of the lives of countless others. Stricken with a disease at age 19 months that left her both blind and deaf for the rest of her life, she [...]

Your Life Is Vast & Limitless/Speaker Series, James Hilgendorf

Tweet Perseverance, determination, action, belief in ourselves, never giving up on our dreams.  These are the qualities of eventual victory. But we all hit walls and impasses, when life seems stuck, when nothing moves. Let go, let go.  There is always a way though. ____________________ James Hilgendorf is a speaker, encouraging audiences on a wide [...]

Love, Marriage & Relationships/Speaker Series

Tweet Opposites attract, they say.  That’s the case with author and speaker James Hilgendorf, as he tackles marriage, love and relationships in another of his series of talks to diverse groups all across the country. A short reading also from one of his books, “Forever Here”. ____________________ James Hilgendorf is the author of ten non-fiction [...]

Live Out Your Dreams

Tweet The nature of reality is such that your determination can send tremors into the farthest regions of the universe. A reading, from “The Buddha and the Dream of America”, by author James Hilgendorf. To arrange speaking engagements, contact the author. _________________ James Hilgendorf is the author of ten non-fiction books, including “The Buddha & the Dream [...]

Students, Money, Elections & America

Tweet Students in America are loaded down with debt. I talked to one student recently who just graduated from a major university, and her debt load is close to $100,000.  Another young woman I know has just finished medical school at a prestigious school, and her debt is $300,000. The average debt for graduating students [...]