Do you have one of those innocuous questions that when you hear it you just cringe inside? For no real reason.
I had one (a pretty stupid one in fact) that was always able to raise feelings of internal inadequacy. My bane of the get to know you questions; "What is your super power?"
This simple question designed to let people know the real you, the you that is not your business title, your favorite food, your past history, or your favorite movie. This is a simple question that should have this simple answer that reflects something cool and snappy about you. This simple question inevitably brought forth a huge internal Lori wince. Whether I was reading someone else's awesomely cool answer or trying to come up with a less lame answer for myself; it was sad. Hmmm. My superpower... well Organization Lady, Project Management Girl, or maybe Dependable Woman. None quite catchy, none made me feel good, and I could never come up with any better; until recently.
So for all that did not know and that included me up until a few months ago; I do have a super power and it is totally cool, totally snappy, and totally one I am proud to begin to share. I have the power of Synchronicity.
I started to notice that if in a meeting I mentioned that I needed to connect with an organization, it would not be unusual to find someone from that organization sitting next to me that night at an event (that was my Tuesday); if I knew I needed to talk to someone that person would get it in their head they needed to call me (that was my Monday); if I wanted to connect with an old friend and I called they would say "that is so weird, I was just thinking of you this morning" (that was my weekend); and if you leave the blog because you could not think of another example (this morning) you get a phone call (just hung up) because you were thinking you needed to find someone to do something fun with on Friday night and you get a call asking when you can hang out and they have Friday night free (go girl).
With my cool and funky new super power awareness, my days have become filled with synchronicity and serendipity. The more I look, the more I find. It is totally the best treasure hunt ever invented, designed just for me, and with unlimited amounts of aha moments.
In case you are still reading and curious, here are a few cool things I have picked up about the Superpower of Synchronicity:
So does anyone know where I can get my super hero T-shirt? I wear a medium. What size do you need for yours? I can add it to my order.
Rock on world, what Synchronicity are you bringing to your day today
~ Synchronicity is the Universe's way of saying YES
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