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The Breakthrough

Tweet The breakthrough only comes when you have forged invincible faith in yourself. A reading from “A New Myth for the World”, by author James Hilgendorf. _______________ James Hilgendorf is the author of ten non-fiction books, including “A New Myth for the World”.  His other titles include “The Buddha and the Dream of America”; “A [...]

When You Meet A Wall

Tweet Meeting a wall is a sign of your progress.  Now pull out all the stops, and move on. A reading, by James Hilgendorf. ________________ A New Vision of Ourselves.  A New Myth of America.  A New Religion for the World. James Hilgendorf is the author of ten non-fiction books, including “A New Myth for [...]

Forge Out Your Own Reality

Tweet The breakthrough comes when you have deepened faith in yourself. Until you have changed something deep within, until you have come to the realization that you can stand up for everything you believe in about yourself, and stake your stand upon that foothold with no compromise, then to receive the benefit – the money, [...]

Changing U.S. Religious Landscape

Tweet So Christianity continues to decline in the United States.  Such is the latest report of a new survey by the Pew Research Center. Between 2007 and 2014, the share of those claiming an affiliation with Christianity in the United States fell from 78.4% to 70.6%, a dramatic drop.  Meanwhile those people who consider themselves [...]

Religion, Faith, and Self Empowerment

Tweet What is empowerment according to the major world religions? Religions do not often talk about self empowerment.  Rather they talk about faith and adherence to doctrine and dogma. But self empowerment should be at the very heart of any religious dialogue. How do we become the greatest human beings we are capable of becoming? [...]

Prayers Answered

Tweet Try as you might, and then nothing in sight. Is it the end?  Are my dreams only whim and smoke? No, it is the genie of the unknown being summoned, the dark hidden force from deep within, roused at last and wondering, wondering, what magic is drawing me to the fore? Great dreams and [...]

Pope Francis Limits Expression & Free Speech

Tweet Pope Francis, asked recently about the attack that killed 12 people at the offices of Charlie Hebdo – targeted because it had printed depictions of the prophet Muhammad –  stated: “One cannot provoke, one cannot insult other people’s faith, one cannot make fun of faith.  There is a limit. Every religion has its dignity.  [...]

Shadows Turn As I Turn

Tweet So it comes down to the real crux of the matter. I must change.  I must win.  I must overcome.  I must reveal victory within my own life. The world about me is only a shadow.  The people around me move as I move.  The suffering or joy around me moves as I move. [...]

A New Springtime in America

Tweet Now bring forth a renaissance of the spirit, of youth, of springtime in America once again. Now is the time for buds and blooms to break forth, a flowering of greatness in this country that has never been seen before in all of creation. Awakening from the dream of death into the light of [...]

Breakthrough, Into the Unknown

Tweet The breakthrough comes when you have deepened faith in yourself. Until you have changed something deep within, until you have come to the realization that you can stand up for everything you believe in about yourself, and stake your stand upon that foothold with no compromise, then to receive the benefit – the money, [...]