“Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” – J.R.R Tolkien (The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
Congressman Steve Scalise was shot in Virginia at baseball practice. Now a video of his stance on gun control is being circulated. I came across one comment that made me realize compassion is a thing of the past. Sad thing is I know the person that made the remark. Seems their opinion is that karma visited Scalise because he fought to protect ones rights to own and carry guns.
So using that as an example let me see, does that mean the store clerk who banned guns from his establishment gets shot and killed during a robbery that Karma is responsible because he banned guns from his store?
A young girl starts to leave the house and her dad sees how revealing her clothes are and tells her to go change. She simply puts clothes over those and when she gets out of sight takes the other clothes off. As she leaves the local Quick Shop a sick individual spots her in her incredibly short skirt and her bosom revealing top and ends up raping her. Was Karma responsible for that because she didn’t listen to her father?
Then there was the case some years back of the gentleman who despised guns and was constantly fighting to end gun ownership and with the local gun range. One night while he and his wife were asleep some thugs broke into their house and tied them up and tormented them for hours. Then they untied his wife and took the husband and wife into the bedroom and the three goons took turns with his wife and made him watch. When they were done they stabbed her to death and they thought they stabbed him to death however he survived. Was this Karma showing him he shouldn’t be trying to stop gun ownership?
I hardly think that any of the above events were due to Karma and I would hope that if I ever insinuated that, I would only hope that someone would horsewhip me. I hope we haven’t become that callused.
Sad thing is that I know the person who made the comment and they are good people and it is totally out of character for them. I am in no way putting them down or trying to discredit them. No doubt there were others that thought the same way. I credit it to all the turmoil that was caused by the last election. Emotions are running high. We need to slow down and quit fueling the fire of hate and discontent in this country and make peace with each other and move on.
“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – Mother Teresa
Opinion : a view or judgement formed about something not necessarily based on facts or knowledge. This is another word that I have been seeing thrown around a lot out there. Yep you are entitled to your opinion however,…..wait for it………a little bit longer, ok you ready??????? SO AM I!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for reading. Be kind to one another, share the love and don’t squat with your spurs on. I had just one more thought, what if Trump is the work of Karma because liberals voted for Obama twice. LOL!