I don't know if Momma was right or if, if it's Lieutenant Dan. I don't
know if we each have a destiny, or if we're all just floating around
accidental-like on a breeze, but I, I think maybe it's both. Maybe
both is happening at the same time." the character of Forrest
from the movie: Forrest Gump
Fated Is The Future
"how fated is the future" seems to be the one question underlying
virtually every other question that clients ask us on a daily basis.
both when wearing my spiffy professional astrologer’s hat and
when living out my everyday personal life as an inhabitant of our
planet… "how fated is the future" is a question that
I find myself continually re-examining and re-evaluating, yet never
quite coming up with a "perfect" answer.
that I shouldn’t have revealed that to you, since we astrologers
are, after all, supposed to be privy to all of the many vast secrets
of the universe.
fated is the future" is ultimately an unanswerable question…
whether the question is asked on a global scale, facing fears on a
critical new health issue such as MRSA infections – or whether
we’re knee deep in facing our own individual tragedies and/or
A while back,
I wrote an article, "Search For Meaning," referring to what
seems to be an all too clear stark reality of life – that, for
purposes of the unfolding of soul, much of our lives are meant to
be spent living in and dealing with emotional swamplands. (Granted,
the article did not meet with everyone’s approval.)
On Our Planet
Just how fated is the future? Philosophers, whether ancient or modern,
have all faced the angst-ridden reality that, for most of us, our
life experiences are full of unexpected, unwanted, and uninvited twists
and turns. Life on our planet is a mishmash of the good, the bad,
and the ugly.
real question boils down to: "does this mishmash have meaning
and purpose or is this mishmash random and arbitrary." "How
fated is the future" is an important question that each individual
on the planet must eventually ask and come to grips with for him or
In this series
of articles on "Fate and Astrology," you’re unfortunately
going to discover that I'm much better at asking hard questions than
I am at providing easy answers.
fear that I had in committing myself to this series of articles on
"fate and astrology" was that I had absolutely no clue about
where or what direction I was headed.
woke up one morning and knew it was time for me to personally revisit
the question – and then thought that it might be interesting
to take you along to share in a small part of my personal journey.
have a date with destiny... and it looks like she's ordered the lobster!"
William H. Macy as The Shoveller - Mystery Men
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