Grace VS Instant Karma: The Main Event!

cup-of-joeGrace VS Instant Karma: The Main Event! In this corner, wearing a world of envy-green coincidences and the patience of a gnat, Instant Karma. In this corner, wearing a world of green & blue and a halo of forgiveness, Grace! For most, Grace or Instant Karma are usually an afterthought until conflict shows up like Judas with a pocket full of waves of regret and joy, while puckering his lips of betrayal. When asking, “Where did it all go wrong,” what’s your first instinct, to blame your lot in life on ONE BAD MOFO of a decision, or to accept the pathway that you’re on has already been predetermined, that you really have no say, and move forward? For me, Grace is more than a name that takes the blame and covers the shame. She has ears that can handle my screams of disgust about my trivial complaints, like “WTF is U2 doing?” Eyes that are willing to look past all my imperfections. A nose that can withstand the stench of all my horrific decisions. A heart that forgives and a mind that forgets. Grace is available 24/7 for both known and unknown callers. The problem is that sometimes we lose her number and are too stupid or stubborn to call for operator assistance. While I’ve been looking for face I had before the world was made, Grace already had my portrait sketched out with colors that all bled into one ruggedly handsome Mofo. It’s amazing. Grace finds beauty in everything. Then comes along Instant Karma.

Instant Karma’s gonna get you, unless of course it’s stuck in traffic & then you’ll have to wait. What gets Instant Karma when Instant Karma wrongs somebody? Can it get itself? Instant Karma loves to spit in Grace’s eye every chance it gets. Who hasn’t reveled in the misery of someone that has wronged you? It’s human nature, right? This fact shows the extreme limitation of Instant Karma, it’s “Human nature.” No loss or hurt is too small to the Instant Karma lovers. A paper cut is worthy of A Celebration, popping a bottle of Cristal and Rejoicing over the ones running scared in the valley below Grace. A moment of surrender is a lifetime to an Instant Karma lover, they need their fix now. Instant Karma believers are always hatching some plot & scheming some scheme, hoping you will live the rest of your Bad life in dislocation, isolation & separation. The problem is that the joy Instant Karma believers feel is as short lived as it takes The Edge to comb his hair. Once the initial joy of an Instant Karma lover subsides, then what? Emptiness, that’s what! They feel like Paul McGuiness 5 minutes after finishing a 10 course meal, unfulfilled and faint. So, Instant Karma lovers, stop wasting your time hoping for the worse and start looking towards Grace. I will say a prayer for the Instant Karma lovers & hope Grace answers it. If not, I hope Instant Karma rears its ugly head and they get squashed crossing the tracks. ;)

 

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  • #7708

    joepit
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    [See the full post at: Grace VS Instant Karma: The Main Event!]

    #7714

    Pam
    Participant

    Joe, it´s always enjoyable to see how you weave U2 lyrics into your blogs and your thoughts about Grace are great! Grace is always stronger than Instant Karma, because it suggests to forgive instead of looking for somebody or something we can blame after bad experiences.

    #7715

    joepit
    Moderator

    Amen Pam! Thanks.

    #7716

    Pam
    Participant

    You´re welcome, Joe! On a dirty day Instant Karma believers might want to throw a brick through someone´s window or throw a rock in the air and hit someone guilty.

    #7720

    Leeny
    Participant

    What gets Instant Karma when Instant Karma wrongs somebody?

    Why Grace, of course. Because Grace makes beauty out of ugly things.

    #7721

    joepit
    Moderator

    Leeny, try convincing an Instsnt Katrma of that! ;)

    #7722

    James
    Participant

    EXCELLENT WRITING as usual , friend (not mixed caps, all caps , to emphasize JUST HOW KICK ASS your writing is)

    i dont think grace and instant karma are as mutually exclusive as you are presenting them

    i AM truly grateful for grace , and I share in your making of mistakes and feeling the beauty of her majesty.

    However (and there is always a however)….i relish in instant karma !!!! and I truly dont give a damn …unabashadly so.

    I dont want those who deserve instant karma to forever be torment by a bad action , a hurtful episode , but i dont mind them paying for their “mistake” or “purposeful hurting ”

    interesting balance to be struck

    #7723

    joepit
    Moderator

    I hear you buddy, but that’s where you and I part ways. I use to relish, but now I try to mustard up the energy to focus on Grace. It’s a better use of my energy.

    #7724

    James
    Participant

    i have not probably readily admitting you are the bigger and better person

    it doesnt take much of my energy , though , to love people getting what they deserve .
    I’m not actively pursuing it …..i’m not charlie bronson on death wish ….although i love the concept

    i PREFER grace (it has been good to me)
    i LOVE instant karma

    #7725

    joepit
    Moderator

    To me, it has nothing to do with bigger or better…just a different approach. To me, Grace will take care of the situation on his/her terms.

    #7727

    Leeny
    Participant

    I notice you didn’t capitalize “friend” :P

    #7728

    Leeny
    Participant

    HIS?????

    OMG Joseph you ARE going to be the death of me!!

    #7729

    joepit
    Moderator

    I threw in the “her” for you Leeny! ;)

    #7732

    Leeny
    Participant

    GRACE, ITS THE NAME OF A GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!

    #7734

    joepit
    Moderator

    Game, set, match! Touché!

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