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“never give up”

Dreams & Reality/Traveling to a New America

Tweet Port Costa, California. A ghost town, population about 200, once a burgeoning wheat shipping port on the Carquinez Strait, north of San Francisco.  Weekends it’s a gathering place for bikers and tourists. A POEM FOR TODAY: Dreams die, too. They can grow to an enchanting vividness, flowers in bloom, then in the next instant, [...]

Youth & Dreams – Free E-Book

Tweet Young people and their dreams. How to achieve them?  How to bring them into the light of day? It requires unswerving devotion, and the overcoming, step by step, of doubt and indecision.  It requires great effort. No one will do it for you.  It is your dream. The world is your mirror, yours to [...]

The Eye of the Storm

Tweet The path of the tornado or hurricane is strewn with debris. But at the eye of the storm is a center of quiet and absolute knowingness. Nothing can stop you.  Keep on. A reading from James Hilgendorf’s new book of poetry and prose, “Time’s Turning”. _______________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, poet, speaker, and [...]

Transformation – Become A Creator

Tweet What is the key to transforming our lives?  Of achieving our dreams? The work is all within. The keys:  Never giving up on yourself.  Utter determination. Resolute action. Everything begins with yourself. A reading from “Forever Here”. _______________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, poet, speaker, and the author of ten non-fiction books that are [...]

Handbook for Youth in a Muddied Age

Tweet “Handbook for Youth in a Muddied Age” is available free as a digital download now from iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Kobobooks and Smashwords. Written for youth and young people of all ages, the book is a compilation of short inspirational pieces from the author, as well as  passages from many famous people throughout history, [...]

Discover New Worlds Within Yourself

Tweet We tend to think about ourselves in certain circumscribed terms. We are this, we are that.  We have certain limits, so far and no farther. We may dream of a different life, but reality drags us down.  How much can we expand ourselves to match our dreams? Everything starts and ends with the moment.  [...]

Dream Big

Tweet When things look blackest, keep going! Victory always hinges on perseverance, when everything seems lost, when dreams seem to go up in smoke, when you are too tired to take the next step. Keep faith in yourself.  Remain true to your dreams.  Life is testing your resolve. A dream connected to a larger dream, [...]

Move The Universe With The Levers Of Your Heart

Tweet So many of us are struggling to give expression to our dreams.  But doubts get in our way. Believe in yourself!  This is still the way through. Until our confidence and faith in ourselves and unrelenting action overcome the negativity in our minds, the universe around us – our universe – will not respond, [...]

The Moment is Forever Now

Tweet THE MOMENT IS NOW One has to believe in oneself, against all odds. There is nothing more important.  Let go all ordinary matters. Sharpen your intent.  Call up the voice that has always been within you, deep down, the magical self, that, once believed in and given credence, brings forth immense power and actualization. [...]

Lay Aside All Common Dreams

Tweet The times appear dark; but a new world is forthcoming. This is the challenge for youth – to build this new world with their bare hands. All is possible.  Lay aside all common dreams. Become all that you can be. —  A reading from “A New Myth for the World”. ______________ James Hilgendorf is [...]