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I’m prefacing this post with a warning to say that this is my opinion and I’m not trying to pick on anyone or passive aggressively bitch here. I wanted to post my thoughts on this topic just to encourage others to think about what they direct towards others through thought and deed.

043There’s on thing I find really annoying. I see it all the time online, particularly among spiritual and pagan circles. It’s those times when people use karma as a means to wish ill towards others by saying things like ‘Karma will get them’ or ‘they’ll get what’s coming to them’.

Now don’t get me wrong, I do believe in karma but not as some kind of tally or account that the universe or god or whoever holds against us and is waiting for the right opportunity to collect on.

What if karma is more personal than that? What if it’s more akin to a choice our higher selves make in order to facilitate our own growth?

I don’t subscribe to a victim mentality, I haven’t for a long time. I don’t believe things just happen to us but that we create what we need in our lives for our own growth.

Karma isn’t a weapon to be wielded and thrown into other people’s faces. It’s not a judgement for us to pass on others. It is, however, a powerful tool for self discovery, growth, healing and learning. Concern yourselves with the karma you are creating in your own life rather than that of other people.

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