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MILL CREEK STORIES

Karma delivers for your good deeds too,
you know. Your favorite cereal may be on sale.
Okay, I cut off a truck in traffic. What's my order and
when is it arriving? Size varies. I didn't mean to cut the
truck off, which makes the package smaller, but I wasn't
paying attention either, when clearly I should have
been. I was worried about getting to a brand new doctor
to go over a brand new condition and I was distracted.
Does sympathy points make the package smaller? Boy,
I hope so.
Karma delivers for your good deeds too, you know. If
you're kind to small children, the elderly and animals,
you will find the perfect parking spot at the grocery
store. Your favorite cereal will be on sale. Someone will
offer to take your cart to the cart corral for you. Little
conveniences will pop up when you're a decent person.
There's no neon sign, no lottery win, no free dinner for
two, but there are niceties that fall into your lap, and
those little things make life lovely.
Speed of delivery should be in play but isn't. Just like

many delivery services, karma sends you stuff when
karma's good and ready and not a moment before.
Wouldn't it be gratifying to watch someone angrily slam
their car door into another car in the parking lot, then
realize their own tire is flat? I mean nothing's more fun
to watch than instant gratification and that would certainly serve. But no, the guy who slams his car door into
another car will have to wait. He'll be on a back country
mountain road with no cell phone service before that
flat tire appears. Karma's timing is kind of casual, but
always gets delivered.
According to the karma tracking service, my karma for
the truck incident is due in about two weeks, give or take
a year. I'll either lose an important paper on my desk and
spend three hours looking for it when I've already filed it
safely away or I'll stub my toe painfully hard while going
to the bathroom at 3 a.m. But that's fair, because Lucky
Charms cereal was on sale this week.

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