There are those who believe there are no random coincidences; that all happenings are part of a greater plan -- I find that an interesting idea but take no stand on it.
Ummm -- with no implication of cause and effect I observe this week's news:
1) Because two state politicians in Colorado had spear-headed new gun control legislation the NRA and gun lovers initiated a referendum to oust the two from office. The legislation did not take away guns, only required tighter background checks and a restriction on the size of ammunition magazines holding more than 15 rounds--not an unreasonable move to curb the violence infecting our society--yet on Tuesday's vote the two were ousted.
2) The next day, Wednesday and continuing through Thursday the state has been ravaged by floods. A freak storm dumped unprecedented rainfall on the state with devastating effects--roads and bridges washed away, homes threatened by mud slides and loosened boulders.
Karl Jung would here use the term synchronicity: an apparently meaningful coincidence but causally unrelated.