Synchronicity is defined as the simultaneous occurrence of causally unrelated events and the belief that the simultaneity has meaning beyond mere coincidence. Synchronicity was first described by Carl Jung, a Swiss psychologist, in 1920, but he did not give a full statement of it until 1952 in his published paper, "Synchronicity - An Acausal Connecting Principle."

We've all experienced synchronicity. When you keep a notebook of synchronistic events, you will be amazed at the order that is taking place right under your nose. Some talk about coincidences, but I believe synchronicity is a governing dynamic brought about by our collective unconscious that underlies our whole human social, emotional, psychological and spiritual experience.

An example of synchronicity happened two days ago: Bob received a phone call from his insurance agent, Molly. He was out of breath from sawing wood. Molly asked if he was sawing a particular dimension of wood. Bob answered, "As a matter of fact, I am cutting the wood exactly 16 inches in diameter." Molly explained she was getting married and wanted a piece of wood that size to place under her wedding cake for good luck. Bob happily delivered the wood to the agent. To me, this incident is too exact to be a coincidence. Molly called the exact person who could supply her with the wood, and Bob was cutting the wood the exact measurement Molly needed.

During "A Course in Miracles" meetings, different people show up just when we read a message that is very meaningful to them. Many times they are seeking answers to questions and find the answer in that day's spiritual discussion.

The 9/11 stories are filled with unusual events that kept workers from reporting to work at the World Trade Center in New York City. During the Korean War, one Sunday afternoon in Baltimore, our phone rang and my mother said, "That's Rollo!" My brother, Rollo, was in the Army stationed in Japan. We had not talked to him since he enlisted ... yet, my mother knew the call was from her son in Japan. Long-distance calls in those days were very unusual.

Years ago, we were listening to The Lord's Prayer sung on "The Ed Sullivan Show"; a broken antique clock struck seven times. A person told me that vibration caused the wires to strike. We can say that was the reason, but why did the clock strike seven times during The Lord's Prayer? The number seven derives much of its meaning from being tied directly to God's creation of all things.

Quantum physics has changed our worldview. Our quantum mechanical body has 50 trillion cells receiving energy from everyone else. Patenting our idea means we were the first to get to the patent office, not the first to get the idea. We have one mind and that mind is God. We are all in God's field, receiving vibrations like different radio stations. Synchronistic events reveal an underlying pattern. It's God's pattern. All is orderly. Tune into God and experience more good synchronistic vibrations.