The printmaking department at my university recently gave me a sign that I posted in my office that reads, “Good Karma.” It’s a beautiful print with purple flowers and long vines that wrap around the words. I’d like to think that what comes around goes around, but at the same time, I don’t like to wish harm on anyone. One of my favorite artists, Lauryn Hill’s song Lost Ones reads in part:
“Now don’t you understand man universal law
What you throw out comes back to you, star
Never underestimate those who you scar
Cause karma, karma, karma comes back to you hard.”
In an ideal world, I’d like to think that before someone does something spiteful, that he/she would recognize the pain that it would cause on the other person. There are countless incidences in my life when someone was negative towards me, the shadow of karma followed.
hot on elephant
The story behind the Elephant-headed God. 344 shares Visual Yoga Blog: Refresh your Eyes the Yoga Way. 165 shares Boomers vs. Millennials: Will We stay the Course or Change It? 383 shares Instead of Sabotaging another Relationship, here’s how to Run into your Fear. 991 shares Join: Elephant’s Winter 2017 Academy. 2 shares The Benching Mind-F*ck: Worse than Ghosting. 1,391 share The Fourth Kind of Love. 1,880 share What Teens need from their Parents. (Hint: It’s not Grounding & Punishment.) 1,568 share “I’d look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers.” 1,378 share How Open-Hearted Men can Show Up for Strong, Independent Women. 2,144 shares