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“James Hilgendorf”

You are the Center. Realize it.

The dream of America is more than the huddled masses coming to our shores. It is more than a flag waving in the wind. It is more than the opportunities to get a job or make money or start a business or freedom of religion or liberty bells. It is something deeper than heretofore imagined. […]

Capricorn & Cancer: Love is Born out of Opposites Colliding

A poem to my wife. _________________ From “Forever Here”, by the author. James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books, including “Forever Here“. To arrange talks, readings, discussions, contact the author.

Whose Side Are You On, God?

In the Middle East, religious camps are locked in mortal combat. Judaism, Islam, and Christianity – all with a common root and ancestry in this trouble-torn region – are slugging it out to the death, breeding each day more violent strains within their ecclesiastical bodies. Each are flag bearers for their tribal God.  Each claims […]

American Heroes & Heroines -Hubert Harrison

Chances are you have never heard of someone named Hubert Harrison.  Until recently, I know I never had. I’d like to introduce you to a truly remarkable person in our own American history. I came across him in a strange way.  Somehow I clicked onto a page on Google that was about a black man […]

Opening the Way in America

Wandering through the small, lonely towns of early America. There was Sherwood Anderson, and his small Ohio towns.  There was Theodore Dreiser, and Sister Carrie, and a vision of life that portrayed eternity in the passing of seemingly insignificant lives.  There was Thomas Wolfe, with his haunting images of America,his hunger for life and America, […]

The Most Difficult Thing

The most difficult thing is to believe in yourself. We are one among billions on the planet, and who are we and why are we here?  Youth sometimes despair, even think of ending it all. The truth is something astounding, even unbelievable. You are the prime point of the entire universe.  Everything revolves around you.  […]

The Gates Are Opening

The gates are opening. After so many years – after so many aeons, in fact – a crack appears in time-encrusted molds and dams. With every effort of the heart, with every generous gesture, rivulets of reward are created, and over time and broad expanses of time and space, they join together making a river, […]

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, […]

You Are The Center

YOU ARE THE CENTER The dream of America is more than the huddled masses coming to our shores.  It is more than a flag waving in the wind.  It is more than the opportunities to get a job or make money or start a business or freedom of religion or liberty bells.  It is something […]

The Wall, Borders, A New World & More

The wall is in our face, day-to-day; omnipresent walls trying to fence things out and fence things in; Brexit and things breaking apart; familiar worlds on the verge of shattering to pieces. But something new is coming also. A conversation with James Hilgendorf on Phyllis Haynes’ Profonde TV: ____________________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, […]