Straight from the fabled Akashic Records, (Shhhhhhh):
Time and Space is where you chase things you pretend you don't have - love, friends, and abundance - while worrying about things you pretend you do have - problems, challenges, and issues. Until one day, you happen to notice the prophetic powers of pretending.
In case that helps any.
The above is the message I received today from the universe, interesting in the light of my conundrum