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A Religious Outlook: Necessity for Life’s Navigation

There is so much controversy whirling today among religious or non-religious outlooks on life: Questions of God or no God; Fundamentalism or Atheism. Overall, religion is a worldview, a way of shaping and perceiving reality.  In this sense, everyone is religious.  Atheism is a religion as much as Catholicism.  Each structures the way we perceive […]

Let The Dream Come Forth

In the world today, there are so many things in our environment and in our own minds that cause us to constantly doubt our own innate power to actualize our dreams. You have to find your own center and your goals and remain true to them. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the […]

Mover of Sunbeams

James Hilgendorf is a writer, speaker, poet, and filmmaker. His books cover a wide range of subjects – religion, politics, economics, science, social issues, the future of America. A highly-acclaimed filmmaker, his travel films and documentaries have been seen around the world. He is a long-time member of the SGI, or Soka Gakkai International, the […]

To the Youth of America: Live Out Your Dreams

To the youth of America: All it takes is one person. The nature of reality is such that your determination can send tremors into the farthest regions of the universe. It is your universe, to create as you please.  Never mind what anyone has told you up to this point.  The world is your mirror.  […]

America – Drilling Down For Pay Dirt

What is needed is the blow of a hammer. Cracking through age-old sediment, releasing hot plasma. There is fire at the center of your life.  Let it come forth. Now spin a tale with utter abandon.  Resurrect voices stifled and buried and abandoned down the well hole of known history, and of unknown history, tides […]

The Buddha of Everlasting LIfe

THE BUDDHA OF EVERLASTING LIFE What is our mission here?  Why are we here on this Earth, this miniscule cinder among the stars? It is to forge an incredible force of Life from the very fires of the universe itself.  It is to know, in the deepest recesses of our heart and mind and life, […]

Grace Lee Boggs

Just a little over a hundred years ago, in 1915, Grace Lee Boggs was born in Providence, Rhode Island.  She died only recently, in 2015, at age 100.  During those years, she and her husband James Boggs had an extraordinary career that impacted many lives, with prominent roles in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements. […]

All It Takes Is One Person

To the youth of America: All it takes is one person. The nature of reality is such that your determination can send tremors into the farthest regions of the universe. It is your universe, to create as you please.  Never mind what anyone has told you up to this point.  The world is your mirror.  […]

Dreams Are Taking Shape

The world shapes and molds around as dreams solidify within. Not even knowing how, to just keep going is the key to never giving in or up. The brew is coming to a boil.  The dreams are taking shape. You never know where things come from.  People appear, opportunities actualize, doors open in unexpected places. […]

The Buddha Is Coming To America

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 possible […]