You can give a man who has
Never given you a good word,
Volumes of knowledge.
And you can give a man who
has never given you a gift,
A thousand gifts.
You can give that same man
who has never given you a blessing,
A thousand blessings.
And you can offer that same man
who has never offered a hand to help
Seeds to help him grow a garden.
And while you have never seen true
Kindness from his direction,
You still continuously offer to help him up –
Even though in the end,
He only wants to be the hand that
Pulls you down.
Do not worry, my friends.
Cause and effect was written by
The stars of the universe.
He who passes suffering onto others,
Will also have that suffering passed
Onto his own children.
Gifts he feels he should have in the
Next lifetime will be unobtainable.
And the help he needs to grow in the
Next lifetime will be unavailable.
And the people he cuts down that
Were good to him,
Will cut him down in the next lifetime.
What goes around does come back
Even through your children.
There is a vibrational effect
In every action,
Just as there is
A vibration that rings
From every letter
In every word.
No cause occurs without effect
And no effect occurs without cause.
No unjust action goes without penalty
And no action or thought
Taken from: Rise Up and Salute the Sun, 2010
Poetry by Suzy Kassem