There is not only personal karma working out in our lives, there is also so-called group karma. Group karma is when a group of people meets a certain karmic lesson at the same time. An example of group karma operating would be a plane crash where hundreds of people die at the same time.

Many an incident that looks like an accident of nature is in truth the working out of the intricate law of karma. There are no accidents in nature, only laws in action. The challenge is that the greater part of humanity does not know and understand these laws, and so they are quick to judge the many happenings in the world as unjust and cruel. They think God works against them when in truth God is ever on our side. God wants us to wake up from this nightmare of separation, pain and misery. God wants us to realize that we are Sons and Daughters of God and that the Kingdom of God is ours, and that the key to enter this Kingdom is to own our divinity instead of denying it.

The good news is that we can learn by grace instead of karma. The more we focus our attention on God through prayer, meditation, Spiritual attunement and good deeds, the more gracefully we can move through the lessons of life.

The Integrated Ascended Master is determined to learn all lessons in life through grace instead of the school of hard knocks.

Author's Bio: 

Dr Joshua David Stone was one of the most influential Spiritual teachers, leaders and forerunners of our time. He had a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology and was a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor in California, USA.

He served as Official Spokesperson for the Planetary Ascension Movement and made his mark in the Consciousness Community as a prolific writer, authoring the 15-volume Easy to Read Encyclopedia of the Spiritual Path, published in several languages, as well as eight major Ascended Master Training Courses and several comprehensive Training Programs ranging from channeling, the psychology of astrology, the Book of Life of God, to his legendary 2,000 page Counseling Manual, and much, much more.

Today, the I AM University is the one and only Integrated Ascended Master Training Facility in this world. It stands firmly on the foundation of a comprehensive and ever-expanding curriculum which Dr Stone dedicated his life creating.

In 2005, Dr Joshua David Stone passed over to the Spirit world where he continues to Spiritually support the expansion of the I AM University the continuation of which he entrusted into the hands of Gloria Excelsias, his long-term personal assistant and protégé.

Dr Stone is one of the most widely read authors in the New Age Movement and known as the world’s most trusted source for integrated Spiritual development.

Gloria Excelsias is the President of the I AM University, an educational institution with focus on Spiritual and psychological development that was founded by the late Dr Joshua David Stone in 2004 and handed over to her care and leadership in 2005, at Dr Stone’s passing. As Dr Stone’s personal assistant, close friend and protégé, she received ongoing personal training in applied transpersonal psychology and integrated ascension which would prepare her consciousness for her later service work as the University’s President. Having moved the I AM University from California to Salzburg, Austria, her native country, she is now passionately dedicated to running and evolving the I AM University as an inspired writer and speaker, placing thematic priority on Spiritual psychology, the re-integration and updating of ancient occult teachings and the overall unfoldment of human consciousness.

Some of her service projects include:

Planetary World Service:

I AM Tunes – Spiritual Audio Download Library:

I AM YOU Foundation - Charity Project:

Ascension for Beginners – 365 free articles, 25 mini-courses and 25 meditations for newcomers on the Spiritual path: