OK, so if I understand the way karma works, we are supposed to repeat our actions until we get them right, culminating in a state of Enlightenment, Boddhisatva, or even Nirvana. Makes sense.
But if that’s the case, then aren’t we obligated to seize every opportunity we have to repeat a past pattern, but with more skill? If we have a chance to do something right — something that we’ve failed at in the past — aren’t we obligated from a soul work perspective to do it right? Doesn’t that move us one step closer to these goals? Isn’t some old karmic debt repaid?
I’m beginning to think so. Skillful means, indeed.