Feel the fear and say sorry anyway
tend to measure achievements in this life by the amount of money we have
amassed, the exams we have passed, the positions we attain and the circles we
frequent. Very few of us measure
achievement by the karmic lessons we complete.Karma
is the sum of our actions in this
life and previous lifetimes that we must settle if possible before we pass to
spirit and thence into future existences.
Saying sorry comes very high on the list of karmic settlements. If you like, karma is debt from previous
lifetimes that we need to pay off in our present existence. One thing we should
try and avoid in this lifetime is creating more “debt” by bad feeling, petty
jealousies, ego attention and bitterness.One of the ways we can avoid karmic debt is to
say sorry and apologise for our own wrongdoings or sayings. Some people find this simple act impossible
and won’t do it, whilst others find their egos forever block their path, and
find “saying sorry” an act of weakness.Those with egos find this lesson particularly
gruelling. They either don’t deal with
it at all, or they may say something like “I feel an apology is in order”, and
then don’t give one. If you are one of these people, dig deep into
yourself and say sorry to someone this year.
Think about the people who were once your friends, and now feel uneasy
around you. Somewhere, somehow, you may
have created a difficult situation and not dealt with it. Saying sorry is perhaps the greatest
achievement you can attain in this lifetime.
It will assuage your soul and reduce your karmic debt by creating good
So pick up the phone, text, whatsapp, facebook
or email today, and feel the fear. Let’s
make this a time to heal all debts.