Each life is split into thirds. The first third is resolving karma, the second is growing personally and the last third is preparing for crossing and the next incarnation.
Karma is part of the judicial system. It is the sentence that is “handed down,” so to speak, from the “judge” of your action, your own soul. This is what determines your karma or “penalty,” if you will, of any wrong doings in your journey. It is not some figure in white robes sitting on a “judgment seat,” who passes this sentence. It is your own conscience that determines your own wrongdoing that sets your own penalty or karma. You also determine the length of the sentence or karma that you owe to another.
Your guides on the inner planes will let you determine the best way to undo any previous wrongs or, if not able to undo them, the best way to compensate for them by helping you choose the best available circumstances to incarnate into the next time. You do get help in this respect, but they do not, cannot, tell you who you committed the misdeeds against. This comes from you and until you grow and evolve, you may not realize that you have mistreated someone until perhaps three or four lifetimes after the action.
Does a person suffer bad, good or any kind of karma by:
Question No. 1: Not visiting their Grandmother because they are a little bit bored by it and too busy? Answer: No one will incur karma from this unless it makes him feel guilty. If he feels guilty, then there will be karma, but not of a serious nature. It will most likely be repaid in some manner within the same lifetime.
Question No. 2: Not possessing emotional strength to leave a relationship in which your partner incites you to inflict pain on another – actions you personally abhor but feel powerless to resist the partner’s will?
Answer: This situation will cause much karma on the one whose conscience bothers them about the situation. In other words, if one is sufficiently evolved to know that what he is doing is wrong and does not have the strength to remove himself from the situation that is causing him to commit the deeds that are bothering him, he will incur much karma.
Question No. 3: Denying spare change to a bum on the street?
Answer: Karma will be incurred only if it bothers your conscience. If it does it can easily be erased by giving change to the next bum you meet.
Question No. 4: Killing small flying insects which posed no particular threat to you?
Answer: This will not cause karma because the insect is in the stage lower than that in which the soul was involved. You will not get karma from the first three kingdoms, but will with the fourth. The insect is still in the transitional stage from the third kingdom to the fourth. In other words, humans will gain karma in mistreating animals because this is the same kingdom they themselves came from.
Question No. 5: Cheating on income taxes even though the taxes are for immoral purposes?
Answer: Karma will be incurred if it bothers your conscience. It matters not what the taxes are used for because that is not your karmic concern. That is the karmic responsibility of those running your government. Your responsibility is to be as good a citizen as you can by obeying the laws of the society in which you live.
Question No. 6: Can karma be erased by sincerely regretting an action one commits that is harmful or unthinking toward another?
Answer: This is not usually enough to satisfy the soul. The soul is very demanding in that repayment in kind, when possible, be made. It knows that the experiencing of the wrongdoing is most likely the only thing that will prevent you from doing it again. Just regretting an action is not going to be a sufficient deterrent to your future actions in relation to this situation.
Question No. 7: Being a “peeping tom” and infringing on another person’s right to privacy though the “victim” never becomes aware of the peeping and is thus not “harmed?”
Answer: What do you think?
Question No. 8: Does karma only result from actions against people? How about a person who burns a forest or does some other kind of damage that does not directly affect people?
Answer: The karma would be with yourself and the determining factor would be your motive for doing whatever it is you do, such as burning the forest. If it was an accident, then your conscience is clear and there will be no karma. If it was a deliberate, malicious act intended to harm others, then there is much karma with yourself. Karma with yourself is the worst kind of karma to clear up.
Question No. 9: Is karma very specific? If, for instance, as a youthful employee of a design studio, I stole magic markers from the company, will magic markers be stolen from me?
Answer: It is specific to the point where the deed will probably be the same, but not specific items, as most circumstances would not lend themselves to that. In other words, you most likely will have something stolen from you at some point, but it probably will not be magic markers.
Question No. 10: Ignorance is no excuse for breaking the law they say. If a person has absolutely no inkling that his actions toward another are wrong or hurtful, would he suffer bad karma?
Answer: If he is dense enough to have no inkling that his actions were wrong, then he has not developed the conscience enough for there to be karma incurred.
Question No. 11: If a person does important acts of charity or kindness, though not believing in them and only trying to make a good impression, would he garner good karma even though deep down he was hypocritical?
Answer: He would not garner good karma. There is no such thing as good karma. He would not gain bad karma either against anyone except himself. The only result of actions such as this is personal karma.
Question No. 12: Why do so many rock and roll stars die at an early age? Do they share a musical karma? Did they make “pacts with the devil” to achieve their successes or were they all overdoing drugs?
Answer: Most rock and roll stars misuse drugs. Also, the vibrations of the kind of music they perform inhibits the soul and the soul cannot enter to help the situation out. The deterioration process begins and it is a downhill slide to the end of their life.