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October 2017

ICAN, Nuclear Weapons, & A Christian Nation

Tweet ICAN – the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – was recently awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace. ICAN is a broad, inclusive campaign, focused on mobilizing civil society around the world to support the specific objective of negotiating a global nuclear weapon ban treaty. On July 7th, 2017, many of the world’s [...]

Traveling to a New America – New England Roots

Tweet Traveling to a New America, a journey to towns and cities all across America, with writer and speaker James Hilgendorf, will focus next summer on the New England states, culminating July 4th in Concord, Massachusetts, home of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller and other greats of the early American Renaissance. Hilgendorf [...]

America & The World – A New Spiritual Civilization Being Born

Tweet Amid the fracturing of identities around the world, and the descent into political and social chaos here at home in America, a new world is being born. Seeds of a great new spiritual civilization are sprouting everywhere – in this place, in that place, in common circumstances, like the distant crowing of a cock [...]

The Core of the Soul is the Core of the Universe

Tweet The core of the soul is the core of the universe. To sync one’s heart with the greater life is to enable unlimited potential power. To believe this, in the depths of your being, is what is required to bring it forth.  There is no limit. Faith, and action; moving on your dreams. The [...]

A Call For New American Voices – Traveling to a New America

Tweet “Traveling to a New America”, a journey to towns and cities all across America with writer and speaker James Hilgendorf, is looking for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to join in sharing their voices about an unprecedented dialogue on the future of our country. Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author [...]

Traveling to a New America – Florida State University

Tweet Traveling to a New America – Florida State University Last week, I gave a talk, via Skype video, with members of the Department of Dance at Florida State University. The group, under the direction of celebrated choreographer Millicent Johnnie, is creating a performance centered around the annual Minstrel’s Carnival in Cape Town, South Africa. [...]