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Our Dreams are the Dreams of Life.

Through pursuing our dreams, we learn to believe in ourselves. We gain power. We come to realize that nothing is impossible. ________________________________________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of eleven non-fiction books. His latest book is “Capricorn & Cancer”, a story of love and marriage amid the pandemic. In their 50th […]

Cancer, the Pandemic, America at Sea & Buddhism.

In December, 2020, my wife Elizabeth passed away after struggling for two years with pancreatic cancer and stroke. In addition, during this time, the pandemic was raging, and America was struggling with anger, chaos, and political and cultural division, in a struggle to salvage its own identity and survival. As the cancer was spreading through […]

The Struggle to Awaken to a Larger Life

The carnage of a Trump Presidency, the division and chaos and twisting of the truth, have brought us to a point of deep introspection, forcing all of us, even against our will, to confront the question of who we really are, both as individuals and as a nation. It seems clear that we are going […]

The Black Death, the Coronavirus Pandemic, & the Renaissance of America.

During the 14th century, the plague, or Black Death, ravaged all of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa, causing enormous upheavals in all areas of society. Its peak occurred around the years 1347-1350. During these years, upwards of two hundred million people died of the plague. Europe, alone, lost perhaps half of its population. The most […]

What’s Next for America?

A few months ago, my wife Elizabeth of 50 years passed away after a two-year struggle with pancreatic cancer and stroke. For 2020, we battled not only the disease, but political chaos and a deadly pandemic. The covid virus was raging and metastasizing throughout the body politic of America. Love and marriage, life and death, […]

Change The Way The World Looks

The individual changes himself or herself, then everything around is transformed. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books.

As You Truly Live

Pursuing our dreams, obstacles inevitably arise – commensurate with the breadth and scope of those dreams. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books.

Facing Destruction

Resurrecting Hope from the Ashes James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books.

The True America

The Original & True Dream of America. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books.

America, Without Borders

Here in America, it’s time for a great renewal and rebuilding. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books.