As you sow, so you reap
If you role a stone, you know to hurt someone, it will turn and roll back on you all and so if you dig a pit for , someone, you will fall in it yourself. God is the great paymaster, we are His workmanship, we are the clay and He is the Potter so do something for the God who made you and He will not forget the things that you do but you shall receive your pay, good or bad.
The theory of Karma is spoken about in many of the sacred texts of all the religions in the world and is implied in the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. The implication: as you treat others, so you will be treated. What is difficult to grasp about Karma is when it is actually playing a role in your life. The survivor of abuse, who may not have ever hurt anyone in his/her life, may wonder what she/he did to deserve such treatment. Perhaps in a previous life, the same soul was the perpetrator of abuse. Then the promise of karma would be in force.
On the other hand, perhaps the soul “accepted” the abuse because it possesses the strength to survive, learn and stop the cycle of abuse. Another more obtuse application of karma might be a young adult who finds him/herself bound to a wheelchair from a hit by a driver. Why did it happen? Perhaps in previous life, this soul was a corrupt judge who imprisoned those who would not bow to his corrupt ways. This unjust imprisonment of others has resulted in the seemingly unjust imprisonment of their body in their current incarnation. Not every tragedy we live through is the result of some terrible wrongs we did in our past life. A child who dies of an illness at an early age, for example, might simply have chosen to experience the birth and young adult stages of life before deciding what he wanted to do with his life as an adult in his next incarnation.
Karma is inescapable. Your actions do return to you. It may not be in this lifetime, but it certainly will return in some way. How you deal with the...