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I'm actually making a film about synchronicity right now, and am getting deeply involved in the phenomenon. Certainly I've noticed that it happens more when we give it more attention and focus, but I'm also of the belief that it happens more when we're on our own right path. When we're acting against our intuition and not doing what we know we should be, it seems to shut off, and when we are doing something right, it starts going off like firecrackers.

Right now my nebulous understanding of it is that it is always going on around us, and that in some way we live in a world built on the fabric of synchronicity, from the mundane and insignificant to the extreme and mind-boggling. It is only when it rises up to the level of intellect that we give it thought or attention, but what matters is how much attention we give it. I've seen people have enormous synchronicities happen to them and have them fly right over their heads. In my own life when I'm not tuned in and a big synchronicity happens, I give it very little thought if I notice it at all.

There is a "disorder" - I forget the name but will try and get back to you with it - where people see meaning in everything that happens to them. Those would be the people who see synchronicity in everything, and interpret every leaf falling in their path as meaningful. Whether they're right or not is the mystery puzzling me right now.

As they say, 'the sea in which the mystic swims is the same in which the madman drowns,' so it's difficult territory to master.

Luke

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Synchronicity 248 lukehancock 07-Nov-09 07:43
Re: Synchronicity 184 Roy Lohr 07-Nov-09 17:09
Re: Synchronicity 130 ethicswideboy 09-Nov-09 14:46
Attention 145 lukehancock 10-Nov-09 08:53
Re: Attention 119 Raja 10-Nov-09 19:08
Re: Synchronicity 143 daniel pinchbeck 09-Nov-09 15:05
The voice of synchronicity 148 lukehancock 10-Nov-09 09:00
Re: The voice of synchronicity 110 Karen H Taylor 10-Nov-09 17:17
Re: The voice of synchronicity 142 daniel pinchbeck 12-Nov-09 03:28
Re: The voice of synchronicity 180 equestrian 12-Nov-09 05:13
Re: The voice of synchronicity 120 ethicswideboy 12-Nov-09 13:00
Re: The voice of synchronicity 169 equestrian 12-Nov-09 17:13
Re: The voice of synchronicity 95 Raja 12-Nov-09 19:24
The right path 152 lukehancock 13-Nov-09 09:34
Re: The right path 119 Sangreal Sea 13-Nov-09 15:37
Clusters 147 lukehancock 13-Nov-09 09:40
happy universe 105 Levitating Cat 14-Nov-09 03:24
Re: happy universe 164 lukehancock 14-Nov-09 08:43
Re: happy universe 149 Raja 15-Nov-09 15:10
Re: Clusters 176 brucenyc1 19-Nov-09 19:30
Re: The voice of synchronicity 161 brucenyc1 17-Nov-09 01:38
Bad synchronicity 166 lukehancock 19-Nov-09 01:13
Re: Bad synchronicity 181 equestrian 19-Nov-09 01:44
Re: The voice of synchronicity 204 Hoppy 22-Nov-09 22:17
Re: The voice of synchronicity 139 daniel pinchbeck 23-Nov-09 13:49
Re: The voice of synchronicity 96 ethicswideboy 23-Nov-09 13:55
Flow 156 Raja 10-Nov-09 18:46
Life rhymes... 173 Levitating Cat 11-Nov-09 08:51
Also, synchronicity is what happens when you're surrounded by bliss 191 Levitating Cat 11-Nov-09 08:53
Re: Life rhymes... 156 ethicswideboy 12-Nov-09 13:06
The art of being 140 Levitating Cat 14-Nov-09 03:26


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