Author Archives: Gregg Hake

Contentment 

Contentment is the natural result of a fundamental centering in love and truth. The heart and mind of an individual thus oriented are in agreement as touching all matters of living; conspicuously absent are confusion, conflict, and insecurity.  Contentment is … Continue reading

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Love

“Love” a Haiku by Gregg Hake Heart-shaped leaf below, So rushed I nearly missed it- Love’s oft lost in haste

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Be Yourself

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but the lowest form of self-expression. Imitation is natural to the child, but imitation ought to give way to authenticity as one matures into adulthood. Imitation can prime the pump of your genuine, … Continue reading

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What, With, Where

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt As simple as this advice is, following it quickly becomes a full-time job. The nice part about it is, though, is that the moment you begin … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer

“Morning Prayer,” a poem by Gregg Hake Good morning wee hours, Good morning day. Good morning sunshine, In which I now pray. I pray for the newness, Prepared in the night. I greet it with calmness, And utter delight! Soon … Continue reading

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Understanding and Forgiving

“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie People criticize, condemn, and complain in order to establish their relative value in the world. Doing so, however, … Continue reading

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