an optimistic way of looking at stuff when something bad happens or when something doesn't go as planned and eventually that incident will be made up for somehow.
also your reward for doing a good deed
Nathan: So is that girl we met at the mall gonna show up to see you at open mic night tonight?
Tomas:man i hope so she was cute
2 hours later
Nathan: dude she didn't show
Tomas:I'm not sweatin i got some karma points now
Bob:dude why are you stopping?
Frank: somebody just left this trash on the side walk when there is a trash can right there!
*puts random trash in can*
Bob: nice man you just earned some karma points
Frank: well someone has to take responsibility