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Youth – Dream Big

Tweet DREAM BIG Power invests in the self. As long as you navigate the circumference, who you are and who you dream to be remain unexpressed. The center of the circle is at the center. Unleashing this self requires courage and boldness.  It requires faith.  We are here to unleash the genius and power of [...]

Forerunners of the Great American Dream: Helen Keller

Tweet Born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama, Helen Keller was a normal child, until, at age 19 months, she contracted an illness which left her both blind and deaf for the rest of her life. After several terrible, lonely years, she met her lifelong teacher, Anne Sullivan, who, through immense patience, guided Helen [...]

Buckminster Fuller, Visionary – Bring Out Your Own Unique Power and Self.

Tweet Buckminster Fuller, American architect, author, designer, and inventor, was the popularizer of “Spaceship Earth” and the “geodesic dome”. Interestingly, he was a grand nephew of the American Transcendentalist, Margaret Fuller, one of the most amazing women of the early American Renaissance, and a close friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson. As a young man, Fuller [...]

Barriers Are Here To Make Us Grow

Tweet Today I came across a very tiny yellow flower that had somehow lodged its roots into a slim crack in the sidewalk concrete. What a lovely flower!  Shining, effervescent, a bold venturer where no other flower would go. All alone, yet seeming to care nothing for that fact.  Enough simply to be. There are [...]

Be A Dream

Tweet Be a dream. Be the unfolding of Transformation. Light from dark, Joy from dead-end Black holes of No light. Wherever you are, Wherever you go, Poles switch from South to north, Laughter bursts Into eruptions of Overcoming, Vision, Eternity, Stars, Suns, Reflections of Yourself. ___________ This year and next, James Hilgendorf is traveling to [...]

Traveling to a New America – Pioneers from our Past – Josephine Baker

Tweet She was born in 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri, as Frieda McDonald.  Raised in a poor black family, she dropped out of school at the age of twelve, and was performing on stage at age thirteen. At age nineteen, she went to Paris and, almost overnight, became a tremendous sensation as a dancer and [...]

“Maybe We Need A New Religion” Revised Edition Published.

Tweet “Maybe We Need A New Religion”, by author James Hilgendorf, has been released in a new, updated, and revised edition. The book was originally conceived when the author read a report of a young ten-year-old boy, who, after being exposed to continuing newspaper and television reports about the fighting going on all over the [...]

Youth – This Is Your Task

Tweet Ours is a time of immense disruptions: The world fracturing along cultural, ethnic, racial, and national lines wars seemingly endemic to our species droughts and winds, polar caps melting rising waters, hurricanes, angry heavens another deadly incurable epidemic threatening around the corner falling incomes loss of faith in governments unbelievable poverty the center of [...]

Who Are We in this Land of America?

Tweet Crazy politics.  A breakdown in courtesies.  Division across the board. America, it would seem, is going to pieces. Where is the light of freedom and liberty and decency we once cast abroad to the nations and peoples of the world? Ah, this is a new world being born. All the old identities are breaking [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Piedmont Avenue, Oakland

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Mike, and son Ren.  Piedmont Avenue neighborhood, Oakland, Ca. Mike, what’s your take on America at this time? “I feel like the older I get, the less I know.  I knew everything at about age 15, I knew even more at 22, and then [...]