All the Good Days in God: Spiritual Reactions

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Spiritual Reactions

Karma is known as consequences related to harming another person. Eye-for-an-eye evens the score when someone steals from a person. When you steal from someone, the person stolen from gets a sheep from the person who stole their sheep. Karma is a threat. Be a good person or else. God, earth and victim seek vengeance.

Many people believe good acts are not rewarded. This sounds silly. Maybe Karma rewards the victim not aggressor. However, doing things to help or make life better has a reward, even if it is living around people who work to help each other. Religious societies practicing selflessness and helping one another endured, while others cease to live.

Buddhists meditate on being nothing. Selfless acts are the most rewarding. Christian societies recognize leaving grapes on the vine for orphans and widows. Taoists recognize yin and yang. This model demonstrates selfish, selflessness. Being selfless can be selfish. Recognizing an individual is no one on their own people do well when recognizing everyone tries to be selfless. When struggling they become the person needing help.

Hinduism recognizes "Ganesh" a God with the shape of an elephant. He was cursed because of the misdeeds of his mother. Traditionally people show homage to Ganesh, because despite deformity he became a gracious and giving being. Hindus show respect to Ganesh by providing for those with disabilities. This is not karmic. It is finding favor with a deity. Yet, disabled people are cared for; therefore, if someone becomes disabled they will be cared for.

Looking at the issue from a nonreligious viewpoint, actions have reactions. Think about getting involved in relationships. Seducing another's true love leads to an awful relationship, wherein: the seducer is unhappy; the seducer's true love is unhappy, and the former couple is unhappy. Mistrust and infidelity are stimulated. Karmic repercussions come true.

A matchmaker sees two people in love. They are selfless and help unite the couple. They are rewarded by avoiding pain and suffering and gain new friends and respect. Without any magical influence of appeasing the God of Love, friends say they are a great person. This improves their reputation and network. If single their friends tell potential love interests of the good deed, creating a positive impression when the matchmaker meets their true love.

Appeasing God and God's is good enough. It is okay to think about why the Word of God addresses issues. One of the 10 Commandments states hating God is punished by cursing your family for three generations. If you knew someone who hated God the correct action is to talk to them; find the reason why they hate God, and try to help them not hate God. It is a selfless act. The individual and three generations are spared. Perhaps there is no monetary reward, but the spiritual reward is blissful.

Most people relate to everything through monetary reward. Money also has karmic attachments. A consumer is fooled once and no longer purchases items from a liar or a cheat. An honest person develops steady consumers and thrives. When promoting through offensive means people feel provoked to a lawsuit. Honest marketing produces satisfied customers. In this case, you can clearly see rewards from God, earth and benefactor.

Often people only see hurt and punishment. There is also a path full of rewards. We can fill our lives with joy and happiness. We are not tossed to the winds destined to live in fear. Some say the reward isn't as sweet if performed for other motivations. I say it doesn't matter. Two of the mentioned religions are atheist. Reading about ancient civilization, our lives are exponentially better compared to ancient people. Practice goodness in order to find true goodness. Perhaps Karma plays out negatively, but good deeds are rewarded.

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