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Langston Hughes – Poet of a Great Dream of America

Poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes was widely known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion that took place in New York City during the 1920s and 1930s. His family background and upbringing was complicated.  Both of his paternal great-grandmothers were African-American slaves; and both of his […]

Dreams & Dead Dreams: Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Vacaville, Ca.

Just one of the many people I met on the street, just before the coronavirus. Stefan.  Vacaville, California ____________________________ Stefan, what’s your take on America at this time? “I think that America has lost its way, has lost its soul.  In a lot of ways, I’m starting to feel like maybe this experiment was a […]

America & The World – A New Spiritual Civilization Being Born

Amid the fracturing of identities around the world, and the descent into political and social chaos here at home in America, a new world is being born. Seeds of a great new spiritual civilization are sprouting everywhere – in this place, in that place, in common circumstances, like the distant crowing of a cock before […]

Feel The Building Shaking – A New World Is Coming

Feel the building shaking.  A deep shifting of tectonic plates. We reach out, grasping for something solid; but the rolling wave of buried motion slides through the room and the streets and the rivers and regurgitates huge swells upon the ocean. It is to realize, suddenly, that nothing is safe.  Our moorings are not anchored […]

Digital Books for the Moment – Traveling to a New America

“Traveling to a New America” by James Hilgendorf 185 pages. A journey to towns and cities all across America, but also a journey of the spirit, envisioning a new life in these fifty States – a life that is even now struggling to be born, ushering in the potential of the common human being, and […]

Youth! – Here In America, this Is Your Task

Ours is a time of immense disruptions: The world fracturing along cultural, ethnic, racial, and national lines wars seemingly endemic to our species droughts and winds, polar caps melting rising waters, hurricanes, angry heavens another deadly incurable epidemic threatening around the corner falling incomes loss of faith in governments unbelievable poverty the center of everything […]

Hope is High for America

America is in a quagmire.   The land around is shaking and sinking.  Vision is being dragged down into dark, dense, black holes. Oh, say can you see, by the dawn’s early light – an America desecrated, besmirched by its so-called leaders, by specters of darkness and division, and dreams of an all-white Republic. This is […]

America: The Great Springtime

Even in life, death is all around us.  Stars are born and die, grass grows then withers; winter turns to spring, turns to summer, to autumn, and back again to winter.  Nothing stays.  Our life today will vanish tomorrow. We live in a time when we have no answers anymore.  Those who think they have […]

Three Books That Can Change Your Life

Three books – “A New Myth for America”, “Life & Death: A Buddhist Perspective”, “Handbook for Youth in a Muddied Age” – three of ten books by James Hilgendorf – are books that can open up dramatic new perspectives on your life, and on the transformation that even now is beginning to reshape the core […]

The Beginning & End of Time

The beginning and end of time. A reading by author James Hilgendorf, from his book, “The New Superpower”. ______________________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and the author of ten non-fiction books that are opening the way to a new vision of ourselves, a new dream of America.  This year he is holding talks […]