Predict

: to declare or indicate in advance; especially : foretell on the basis of observation, experience, or scientific reason

Source: www.merriam-webster.com

Etymology

Predict (v.): 1620s, “foretell, prophesy,” from Latin praedicereforetell, advise, give notice,” from praebefore” + dicereto say” (related to diction).

Source: www.etymonline.com

Wisdom

“The fate of man does not chase him as much as he chases his fate.”

Raheel Farooq (writer, teacher, author, and artist; best known for writing Zaar, an anthology of his Urdu poems in the classical tradition of Indo-Iranian ghazal (lyric poetry with fixed number of verses and a repeated rhyme, typically on the theme of love, and normally set to music))

Bio Source:

www.raheelfarooq.com/

Predictions of failure have never stopped those whose ambitions are driven by their unwavering vision.”

Nabil N. Jamal (writer and author of The Second Harvest and A Harvest of Change)

Bio Source:

www.goodreads.com/author/show/8107388.Nabil_N_Jamal

Prediction and explanation are exactly symmetrical. Explanations are, in effect, predictions about what has happened; predictions are explanations about what's going to happen.”

John Rogers Searle (b. 1932, American philosopher, best known for his work in the philosophy of language, speech act theory and the philosophy of the mind; also the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley)

Bio Source:

www.britannica.com/biography/John-Searle

“You couldn’t predict what was going to happen for one simple reason: people.”

Sara Sheridan (b. 1968, Scottish writer, author and creator of the Mirabell Bevan mysteries)

Bio Source:

www.sarasheridan.com/

“Love isn’t about predictions or behavioral markers. It just happens, and you have no control.”

Jamie McGuire (b. 1978, American romance novelist and New York Times bestseller of the Maddox Brothers series, Beautiful Oblivion, Beautiful Redemption, and Beautiful Sacrifice as well as the Beautiful series novella, Something Beautiful)

Bio Source:

www.jamiemcguire.com/bio

“Enlightened spirit of the age is not the principal of life but a mirror that lets us see life through it's view.”

Auliq Ice (singer, songwriter, and author)

Bio Source:

www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/auliq-ice

“I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years. Two years later we ourselves made flights. This demonstration of my impotence as a prophet gave me such a shock that ever since I have distrusted myself and avoided all predictions.”

Wilbur Wright (1867-1912, best known for developing the first successful airplane with his brother, Orville)

Bio Source:

www.biography.com/people/wilbur-wright-20672839

“In a world with amazing amounts of statistics and demographics available, If you don't utilize foresight, statistics, demographics, projections and predictions the competition will.”

Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea (writer and author of paranormal, thriller, and art genres)

Bio Source:

www.goodreads.com/author/show/7027288.Akutra_Ramses_Atenosis_Cea

Meditation

“Enlightened spirit of the age is not the principal of life but a mirror that lets us see life through it’s view.”

— Auliq Ice

When I first embarked upon my focused and intentional spiritual odyssey the Universe supported all my needs.  Once I committed, I heard the Angels instructions loud and clear.

Now this may because I was living in New York City at around the time of 911, or it may have been the stage I was in at that time.  But, whatever the case, when I walked around the City my questions was loudly answered.

For instance, during my marital separation I needed help with the care of my daughter, who was slated to go to summer school.   I was just starting a new job as well and my old support had collapsed.

But, while walking in meditation the answers flowed down effortly.  I was advised to talk to Ailsa, another mother who volunteered at the school where all of our daughters were attending.

I didn’t even get my question out.  All I said to Ailsa was, “Maya has to go to summer school…” And Ailsa replied, “I’ll pick her up.  That’s not a problem.”

What a relief!  I told her I would pay her, which I did, but she clearly did not care about the money.  Ailsa loved Maya like her own, and the girls all got along and enjoyed each other’s company, especially after a half a day of school.

After working when I came by Ailsa’s home to pick Maya she would offer me and Maya dinner, and we would eat these amazing meals from the family’s native country, Dominican Republic.

What a gift that was,  not to have to go home and cook.  But, the other gift was our conversations.  We talked about lives, where we were, and our visions for future.   Ailsa’s husband was a superintendent for the luxury building in which they lived on the Upper Westside, and it was enlightening to hear about his career path.  They also told me how they met and how long it took Ailsa to accept a first date, 2 years! 🙂

When we truly listen to The Divine and trust our intuition there’s no need to work in predicting the future.  Everything lines up effortlessly for us, and we begin to comprehend the synchronistic events that are especially created for us.

Keep feeling your way through and trust what the Greater Universe has in Its Storehouse.

Stay well and faithful, my friends.

Written With Love,

Tonya

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