The Bard and others would have us believe that Julius Caesar was assassinated on this day in 44 BC by his trusted advisors and forever more attached an ominous connotation to today.
Superstitious Romans refused to begin a new project on this day, according to an essay from our namesake publication the Chicago Tribune. This is just one of many superstitions the public observes.
Karma, an appropriated Buddhist principle, plays a big part in how many live their life. Much like the Wiccan or Pagan tenant of the law of three, everything one puts forth to the universe, be it good or bad, will return to you threefold.
I have my own beliefs about karma taught to me by my mother, QuoVada Hill, who believed deeply in reincarnation and past lives. Her teachings of the ethics of reciprocity influence the way I do a great many things...