Here’s the question I got in my email:
“Are some life paths predestined to have money troubles – for money to be elusive and unattainable? Karma is something many of us believe in. If so, how can this work – these tools – work?”
Let’s get real for a second. I just spoke at a fundraiser for orphaned and abandoned children in Baja Mexico. Washing machines and refrigerators are new additions to the orphanage. These kids were not dealt the easiest hand.
This is exactly why we NEED tools! Learning to read made Oprah Winfrey into Oprah Winfrey, Inc. She discovered a new world through reading books as a child. Tools change “Karma.”
Let’s talk about Karma, shall we? (I was a Religion scholar in college, specializing in Asian religion, so I KNOW Karma!) Most people talk about two kinds of Karma. Door #1 is the “I hope you rot in hell, Bernie Madoff!” Karma. Door #2 is “doomed by decree” Karma. Either you’re hoping to punish or you’re feeling punished. Neither option is going to get you what you really want. Continue reading