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Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Berkeley, California

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Miles.   Berkeley, California _________________________________ Miles, what’s your take on America at this time? “My take on America is that we’re in a time when there seems to be a loss of hope among the American people.  There also seems to be a lot of [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Reno, Nevada

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Valarie and Adrian.  Reno, Nevada. __________________________________ Valerie and Adrian, what’s your take on America at this time? Adrian: “It’s kind of hard to tell.  After the elections, opinions are so shifted to one direction, it’s very difficult to guage what the next move is [...]

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 [...]

Traveling to a New America/ New YouTube Series on Facebook

Tweet “Traveling to a New America“, a nation-wide journey undertaken by author and filmmaker James Hilgendorf , aimed at spreading a new vision and Renaissance of the American spirit, is continuing with talks, readings, interviews with people of all ages on the streets, Facebook sharing, and, now, a new YouTube series of short video pieces, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Buddha Is Coming To America

Tweet Who are we? We have come to a great juncture in human history. We are becoming who we were meant to be all along. The Buddha, the Awakened One. In the past several thousand of years, there were a few who awoke completely to their identity – signposts along the way of what was [...]

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 [...]