If you often take compounding coincidences for fate, you're most likely ignoring random chance. If you step back and take a look at the possibility fate could simply be random, chances are you'll find that it is.
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David McRaney of You Are Not So Smart explains the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy:
When you desire meaning, when you want [coincidences]to line up, you forget about stochasticity. You are lulled by the signal. You forget about noise. With meaning, you overlook randomness, but meaning is a human construction. You have just committed the Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy.
The fallacy gets its name from imagining a cowboy shooting at a barn. Over time, the side of the barn becomes riddled with holes. In some places there are lots of them, in others there are few. If the cowboy later paints a bullseye over a spot where his bullet holes clustered together it looks like he is pretty good with a gun.
If you have a human brain, you do this all of the time. Picking out clusters of coincidence is a predictable malfunction of normal human logic.
Next time coincidences seem to point to an undeniable truth, step back a moment and consider that you're ignoring the noise and assigning meaning that doesn't exist. If you're not careful, you could come across as pretty crazy.
The Texas Sharpshooter Fallacy [You Are Not So Smart]