The roles of serendipity and synchronicity have choreographed a beautiful dance, which has moved my life in a rather peculiar, yet oddly fluid motion toward the person I am today, and the person I am continuing to become.
While serendipity is defined as “the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way”, synchronicity is “the simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection”. To the strictly scientific mind, a person who only thinks in 0’s and 1’s, serendipity/synchronicity are just random occurrences…but in the mind of the spiritualist, random is never random, and everything happens for a reason.
Being a person of the spiritual mindset, I do believe that there is a divine order in the randomness, and this notion was cemented after I had the privilege of being invited to the 2014 World Technology Summit by the Chairman, Jim Clark.
I am not sure how, or why, but months ago Jim and I became friends on Facebook. I’m not positive who added who, but having mutual friends through the Evolver Network, we somehow found one another. We met in person when we both had speaking engagements at Gratitude*NYC back in October, and serendipitous timing allowed for my workshop to essentially be the opener before a talk Jim gave with Daniel Pinchbeck about climate change/culture/the future of humanity. Seeing the fusion of Jim’s scientific mind, with Daniel’s more spiritual inclinations was inspiring beyond words.
Fast forward to last week, Jim reached out and personally invited me to be a guest at the 2014 Summit, an exclusive engagement featuring speakers that are changing the world and making the impact that will affect the future of humanity from a cellular to a cultural level. Guests included LeVar Burton (of Star Trek, and Reading Rainbow), visionary artist Android Jones, cyberlibertarian and entrepreneur John Perry Barlow, author/adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg, and a surprise telecast/live interview from Edward Snowden…amongst many other bright, beautiful minds.
I learned many powerful lessons, and the experience ignited a fire of inspiration that is beyond any word in our human vernacular. What I can articulate are ten key points of insight that will hopefully inspire the spark of this fire within your heart, and help you find the inspiration to find the daringness to fulfill your dream.
10 Lessons Learned From the 2014 World Technology Network Summit:
No matter what your dream may be, if you can find your personal way of integrating these 10 lessons into the destiny you dare to fulfill, I believe with all of my heart and soul that you can find the power to achieve and actualize any goalyour heart desires. For this dream, and what dreams may come, never forget how important you truly are.
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