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Predictions: Most Likely versus Most Liked

Over the past many years, I've read various predictions, both dire and pleasant, and have made a few of my own (not dire). I've read many predictions that have said, when you boil it all down, that the earth is doomed and we are all going to die.

Aside from the fact that all possibilities do exist in some universe and on some timeline, none of these predictions has ever felt "right" to me in the sense of being very likely. And yet it seemed that the person making the prediction was convinced of the truth of their vision.

Knowing as I do that there is a certain feeling one gets when one is tuning into the Infinite and getting accurate information, this has always puzzled me. Why would people get such widely varying visions of the future? Why are they so convinced that their dire predictions are going to come true? And if they are accurately tuning into the future, why don't those dire futures ever manifest?

I do recognize that a certain love of fear-mongering (and the attention and notoriety that goes along with it) comes into play—some of the people so publicly making these predictions enjoy the sense of control they feel when engendering fear, chaos, and doubt in others. But again, I am quite willing to believe that most or even all of these people are conveying a message they feel they genuinely received.

Today, as I was discussing this with a friend, I got the answer in an intuitive flash. When I tune in to the future, since there are many possible futures, I tune in to the future that is most likely to happen. Of course, the future can and does change, and is also influenced by what people believe and do based on the information they have, but as my friend said, my predictions tend to be so close to what actually happens that it seems clear to her, anyway, that what I see is what is going to happen, not that what happens happens because I saw it.

But, although when I tune in, I am tuning in to what is most likely to happen, when some others tune in, they are tuning in to what they would most like to see happen. They tune in to a possibility, yes, but one that is remote—perhaps something that has 1/5th of a 1% chance to occur, while I might tune in to something that has an 80% or better chance to occur.

I am not saying that everyone who makes predictions tunes in to what they would most like to happen instead of what is most likely to happen. What I am saying is that people who make predictions that are in the nature of very dire things happening (things that never seem to happen) have not yet developed the internal clarity and self-honesty and calmness and trust and positive outlook that are all required to be able to set aside their own fears and doubts and secret attraction to harm so that they can tune in to what is most likely to become real, instead of tuning in to realities that resonate with their own fears. In other words, it is those people who tune in to what they would most like to see become real, which is a very different thing that what is most likely to become real.

Also, it is my experience that the best predictions, even if they do predict what could seem like scary events, do not engender fear in people, but instead wonder and empowerment.

So the next time you read a dire prediction about the future of the world, take a few minutes to check your internal sense of rightness. Did you go into fear when reading the prediction? Did your chest tighten and your breathing become shallow? Did you instantly start worrying about yourself, your loved ones, and your future, maybe even feeling a bit of panic? If so, then the prediction was probably not of something that is very likely to happen, but was instead brought through someone who has his or her own fear issues to deal with, which issues strongly colored the message that was brought through.

Step back mentally and tell yourself that, although it could be that this prediction is true, it is almost certainly only true in some other reality, far, far removed from yours. Then move on and let that prediction slide back into the general sea of information, to be floated away and dissolved into neutral energy that can be reused for something more productive in the world.



I agree wholeheartedly, Marina!
I often read the prophecies at
and many of them have "easy to detect" biases. my "anti-favorite" are the ones where fundamentalist christians not only post their channeled/angelgiven/etc prophecies that say that we all are going to ....[fill in the blank, usually terrible stuff] because we all have been so sinful!
I once read of how ten people can visit new york city for a week and then when they come back home and tell their friends about New York, and their friends hear all ten people talk, why these listeners will think that there are 10 different new yorks! the depressed person will note the run down ghettos, the creative person will go to the art district, the business major will go to wall street.
Even if the prophecy is a Real Given One, by spirit, soon Coloration takes over, the prophecy is then interpeted, then this interpetation becomes part of the prophecy and few listeners can then separate them.

I once had a series, myself, of some *real* terrible futures, dreamed as of about 1995. Then there was a Final prophecy, where my higher self directly, in the dream, told a group of people, "the Lord, in his love and mercy for the people, has given a period of Grace and Delay, and that maybe none of the terrible events will occur at all"!

the prophets, DO have one Hook of truth, and I suspect that is why these prophecies will keep a-coming!
---That the world *WILL* end, civilization will cease: this is absolutely true, because....

......because one day you will DIE!

Thus one has to [hopefully] have to confront whether the Tombstone is a Door, or a dead end, to one's Life Path!

A spirit guide once wrote, " the best way to get into heaven is to live here now on earth as if you already *are* in heaven, now"!
---then one will be attracted to a good heaven.

Thus I truly know the date that the end times will come: the date that you die, your own personal rapture!

I, myself, feel that life is Rich and Full, and that I could enjoy it even better if i do not get caught up in all of the "politics-rants" that are out there! So so many people are angry and they want something terrible to happen to..[fill in ye blank]!
Kick a tarbaby, or a Demon, and it will stick to you!

--now on to investigate typepad!


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