But, what most people DON'T know is that the word (in Sanskrit) actually translates in English to action, work, or deed. What this means is that Karma is not something that exists just in thought but relates directly to what we DO. In other words, the ACTION of DOING positive things contributes to the overall good of mankind and, therefore, you will have created a positive energy flow, if you will, in your own life. By Karmic law, you will be rewarded accordingly (I italicized rewarded because it can be a relative term). And, of course, the converse is also true. If you contribute negatively, not only with your thoughts but by your very actions, the resulting situations in your life will tend to be negative ones.
At its core, it's pretty simple.
And, we see it everyday.
The most recent example involved the dismissal of White House Director of Communications, Anthony Scaramucci, after just ten days in the position. Let's fact it, The Mooch, as he is nicknamed, alienated virtually everyone right off the bat with an expletive laden attack on some of his fellow White House staffers. In fact, most called it shocking to say the least. And, it wasn't just the crude language - it was the intent. Scaramucci's plan was to undermine the authority of those he was charged to work with and cause them harm by calling their competency into question. However, by doing so he exposed his own shortcomings as a communicator in a position that is ALL about communicating - properly.
So, because his actions produced negative, destructive energy, the law of Karma reflected that negativity back on him, eliciting a hostile response and corresponding penalty - Scaramucci was fired.
So, yes, in the final analysis, Karma can be a bitch - INDEED.