“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” ~Wayne Dyer
Karma was on my mind over the past few days as I had a bit of an altercation with some folks online during a discussion about something we all felt passionately about. The subject of our discussion is not important but the way we reacted towards each other was and both sides failed miserably. Lets just say the discussion got heated and one thing led to another until we were all spitting nails.
This bothered me for days afterward because I really have a distaste for this type of behavior. Why is it so easy to be so rude to others, especially via the internet? Maybe we don’t have a face to associate with the person on the other end?
Whichever the reason, I simply couldn’t bear the feeling that was eating away at me. You know that spot of rage you feel inside your solar plexus? That empty, achy pain is a sensation I can’t stand to feel nowadays and physical pain is far more tolerable. (more…)