Karma, Don’t Leave Home Without It

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As a notorious over packer I’ve endured much good-natured ribbing, I just never realized that there is one item that you can’t pack enough of yet there is always plenty of room for more, Karma. I think I’ve learned a lot over the last two years of dealing with cancer issues, perhaps a partial answer to why me with cancer? I’ve stopped wondering why, why will not change what is past.

In the travel writing field karma can become very evident both good and bad. I have seen writers bring a whole bunch of good when traversing the world and while material goods are often needed a smile and polite demeanor can go a long way to making the world a little brighter. Seems trite but it isn’t. A few extra coins spent while bargaining for goods rarely will hurt the traveler but might make a heap of difference to the seller feeding a family.

The other side of that are those who tend to get a thrill over getting something over on people, my now least liked human trait. In fact in thinking about it rarely is there not some kind of pay back coming. Sometimes seemingly unconnected in anyway. I kind of watch those situations more than I used to. I’m more convinced than ever that karma exists and works extremely well. Maybe not like John Lennon was thinking when he wrote, “Instant Karma” but at the pace karma chooses. Knowing that I’m certainly not an expert of the subject I’ll end here with these little points. Using the Golden Rule as much as I should isn’t going to be easy, in fact realizing that is a good place to start. Don’t just pack the karma for the road, leave plenty at home; we all need some good karma. Better yet my goal is to spread much more than I have. If you mess up, ‘fess up- Unknown Author Karma Quotes http://www.finestquotes.com/select_quote-category-Karma-page-0.htm