Karma is Different than Cause and Effect
Spirit explains I Ching 51 – Thunder
Thunder above and Thunder below, or
As above, so below.
Thunder makes a loud noise. It does not
present itself graciously or even politely.
but on its own terms, and in its own way,
forcefully, so as not to be ignored.
Why does it have to let the world know
that it’s here, when it is here.
Perhaps it is as a messenger being sent
from a high authority, to announce
an immanent arrival.
That makes sense, weather wise.
It makes sense and is a reality
in any situation.
How is it possible to be warned
ahead of time in situations of
emotional, social, political, or
It is a law of life or, as some
prefer, a universal law.
Causation, or Karma.
Are they both the same law?
Yes and no.
How do they differ?
Cause and effect are sequential.
It might bide its time or …
We can change the way we think
and choose to live, and this would
then change our karma.
For better or worse?