Author Archives: Greg Roukema

About Greg Roukema

25 year experience in finance, investment, commercial real estate, and private equity.

Faith and Belief In The Creative Process

“Faith is to the character of man as carbon is to Steel” Napoleon Hill, “Think and Grow Rich” “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11.1 Faith and belief in your vision … Continue reading

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The Power of Belief

“As you believe, so it will be done unto you”. Jesus Christ Jesus, the great master recognized this great truth, “as you believe, so it will be done unto you.” Notice the words “it will be done unto you”. What … Continue reading

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The Law of First Cause

“And though thy knees were never bent, to heaven thy hourly prayers are sent. And whether formed for good or ill, are registered and answered still”. -Ralph Waldo Emerson “We don’t get what we want, we get what we are” … Continue reading

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The Human Mind

The human mind is a unique and powerful phenomenon in the Universe. The intelligence that created us endowed us with enormous creative abilities that can be utilized once we understand how the mind works. The human mind has been described … Continue reading

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World of Illusion

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself, what is real and what is imagined? Have you ever noticed that some people seem to go through life effortlessly with constant lucky breaks, while you seem to struggle at every turn? Have … Continue reading

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Become the Ocean

Editor’s Note: The posts that follow are taken from a book I am currently writing called “Being and Becoming”. The book will be ready to publish some time this summer and will be published on Amazon as an e-book and … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Intelligent Observer!

My last post was done in 2013. The previous version of this Blog dealt with financial and political subjects. Over the past few years, my writing interest has shifted to hopefully more important issues? This blog will now deal with … Continue reading

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