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I heard a phrase for the first time the other day: “wishful seeing.”  It’s like wishful thinking – the kind of thinking where you actually start to believe something is true simply because you are wishing for it to be true.  But in the case of “wishful seeing,” you actually SEE something you are wishing to see. Like when you go out and look into the night sky wanting to see a comet or meteor shower or a satellite.  Before you know it, you are actually seeing these things simply because you WANTED to see them.  Your wishes and desires inform and shape what your eyes actually observe!  And scientific studies have been done to demonstrate that this is actually a thing!  Our desires . . . and in some cases our fears . . . create a new observable reality. (more…)

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