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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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    Today I watched videos of people doing good

    deeds and it made me really want to do some too. So when my mom took me to the store today, I really wanted to do something nice. When we got to the store I complimented a girl on her earrings. Then when a baby dropped her bottle and it rolled underneath the shelves, I went to...
    ebbiethebullet325 ebbiethebullet325 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    Good Deeds Are Circular

    Back in the early 90's when I was in college, I would go back and forth from school in Waco, TX to my parents house in Houston on a regular basis(mainly to mooch food and laundry services) on the weekend.  One Sunday on the way back, I came across a lady and her daughter parked...
    dragsline dragsline 41-45, M Jun 19, 2012

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    Do Unto Others..

    If we give forward good acts and gestures, in the way that we know that we would wish others to act to us or our loved ones, there is a ripple effect within the river of life, in which it extends and touches others. When we give out positive vibes and actions, they are felt and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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    It's the Little Things...

    When I was pregnant I met a young mom at a consignment store that I shopped at. We started talking about how much kids cost and she mentioned that she was tightening her belt and would not be buying maternity clothes for her second one of she could avoid it. I immediately offered...
    caramena10 caramena10 26-30 2 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Road Rage?

    I do believe that good deeds beget other good deeds- absolutely. Exceot maybe in traffic-LOL Though I wonder what happens to people in traffic?  I am often the person who waves others in front of me, always curteous to those who need to merge.  Generally, I am plain...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    Lost Phone Returned

    So, I lost my phone several days ago while it was dying. I tried calling it through skype or gmail many times but It could have been off or someone had already wiped it. Finally when I called yesterday they answered and I was able to get it from them. It was missing for nearly...
    movingforwardfree movingforwardfree 26-30, F Jul 18, 2013

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    The Night Fungirl's Attitude Was Adjusted...

    Did anyone else see the story about the Oregon man that stood at a gas station all day to buy the patrons that came in a fill up of gas?  He was walking up to people as they were pumping gas and buying their fill ups. When he was asked why he was doing it he explained he had...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 92 Responses Oct 11, 2008

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    Hitchhikers

     Way back in high school he and a buddy were headed to a college for his college interview.  We broke down, and with no cell phone we had to walk to get help. Two young guys walking down the highway, there was no way anybody was picking us up.  We walked for 2...
    Firegod74 Firegod74 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    Untitled

    Treat another person at least as good as you would like them to treat you... I really believe this is very important and I try to practice it as well. Sometimes I get smacked in the face by some dumbass being ignorant of my politeness but most of the time I notice that many...
    rocker6346 rocker6346 18-21, M Dec 18, 2008

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    Movie.

    Its like the movie "pay it forward" :)
    ascs ascs 22-25, F Jun 11, 2009

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    Lost Cell Phone Returned

    When I went to workout last night there was a cell phone sitting on one of the machines I was going to use, so I picked it up and moved it.  I worked out for an hour thinking, what should I do.  I came up with three options 1) leave it 2) drop it in the rental office...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    It’s True

    Good deeds beget other good deeds,It’s true,I’ve experienced,There’s no doubt!
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Sep 11, 2011

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    Do Unto Others..

    If we give forward good acts and gestures, in the way that we know that we would wish others to act to us or our loved ones, there is a ripple effect within the river of life, in which it extends and touches others. When we give out positive vibes and actions, they are felt and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 11, 2008

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    Be Not Afraid To Entertain Strangers For You Have Entertained Angels Unaware

    I am a firm believer in doing good to others and in time it will be done also unto you...over the past 58 years I have witness this numerous times over and over again........not just my doing but friends, families and strangers doing it and receiving the joy, happiness and...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    The Good Deed Pool

    The Good Deed Pool became a personal philosophy when I was a teenager. I had been help by someone I could not possibly repay. But I wanted to do something because I felt that I owed. Mt solution was to imagine multiplying the deed several times and in turn helping others...
    riverwalk riverwalk 61-65 Oct 17, 2008

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    Littering On A Neighbor's Yard Bugged Me

    Yesterday, my family and I decided to go eat at a casino for my late birthday. As my father was pullig out of the driveway, I saw an empty can of coke lying in the grass of a home across from ours.About two weeks ago, a very nice and humble Vietnamese family moved into our...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F Aug 13, 2012

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    A Good Deed A Day, Keeps Bad Karma At Bay!

    I have been doing a good deed a day now for the last 3 weeks! What a great feeling and really noticed things have started working out for me! Plus the reaction on peoples face is priceless....I've started using a cool little app called The Karma Challenge, cost me a buck, but...
    jamojamo88 jamojamo88 31-35 Dec 5, 2012

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    Kindness

    Good deeds have a ripple effect in society. When you show kindness to one person, you inspire the kindness in others, and who's to know what the next person will do for someone else? I've met people who have underestimated or misunderstood the power of a good deed. Some even...
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Good Deeds

    I find doing good deeds, inspires me to feel great and also continue thinking and acting positively. I like to do my good deeds anonymously. Moreover, there is no connection to doing a good deed and having some certain reaction from others. Usually we overestimate how much good...
    akasolia akasolia 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    Works For Me.

    I find that when I do good things, I feel like doing more good things. So for this month  I am trying to start my day off by doing 1 nice thing and then seeing if I can keep the ball rolling. If my good deeds, inspire others to do good things as well, all the better. I'll...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I love doing good deeds especially giving money to charities because every bit counts
    Imcalledolivia Imcalledolivia 22-25, F Sep 7

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    I always feed stray animals (I can't help it) when I'm at the pharmacy and someone doesn't have enough I always put in the difference (if I have it). I don't have much when I can I...
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    I know how it feels to have no one to help you. When you desperately need a hand from someone and no one is willing to put the time and effort in. It just warms my heart to do one...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Titus 2:1-8 As for yourself, you must say what is consistent with sound doctrine, namely that older men should be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, love...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 27

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    this is a homage of respect and a rememberance to all the truly good people out there that sacrificed their lives and died for all that is honorable in this world. this is posted...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T a week ago

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    What happened? There used to be a time were people will do good deeds for each other all the time! But now everyone seems like a bully. I think to world would be more at peace if...
    PaleUglyStar PaleUglyStar 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    “One smile has the power to... Calm fears. Soften stone walls. Warm a cold heart. Invite a new friend. Mimic a loving hug. Beautify the bearer. Lighten heavy loads. Promote good...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Just saw went and saw "No good deeds" omg I loved it wow !!!
    yassbishh yassbishh 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    The extent to which I do and do not believe in God is a 50/50 thing in my eyes, mainly because I believe in reincarnation and other dimensions. To all religious people, I do...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 2

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    All my life People call me a good person, they say that actions speak louder then words. They aren't aware of how close I am to the edge and how closer I get every day. I always...
    Emprosium Emprosium 18-21 Sep 1

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    I joined I am the other woman group but it's one big pity party. I believe in honesty to others and myself. The other man or woman ever wonder why you are? To cheat the cheater...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is from LinkedIn, but I think it's good advice for other areas of life besides work. What Successful People Won't Do https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I can be a good listener... Sometimes. Other times I just talk about... I don't even know
    Nad124 Nad124 13-15, M Aug 31

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    I always seem to give really good advice too others but can never use it to help myself it's kinda a burden especially when people are like omg you are so smart and mature and have...
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Everyone has mantras. As for mine, it's never the positive one. I'm the kinda person who thinks I cannot perform well in other things than what I'm specialized on but I willing to...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Comedy has been defined as tragedy plus time. The trick is to learn how to shorten the time. I have had a few Epic Bad Days. You begin to wonder, what else could go wrong. When it...
    Luvhugeuptop Luvhugeuptop 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    I met several people over internet and made some real good friend. The fantastic thing about internet is that it allows you to be as open as you like. And if you have people...
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    If you love me prove it if am being nothing but good to you and I don't ask for much you should appreciate me hmm sometimes I wonder if am to good of a woman I can cook clean I...
    mrsrance mrsrance 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I strongly believe that a human earns ONLY TWO things while part of this life. 1. His deeds - which are part of his account for the day of judgement. 2. His offspring - the...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    When I was fifteen I started to like my neighbour, he was 27.. I would hang out at their house a lot there were four brothers. I would always intentional dress in smaller skirts...
    lucysmoothie lucysmoothie 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    YES!! I fall in love with guys that have those certain actions that you like.. And when I'm in a relationship, I love actions and just reading each other like that. It's fun and...
    blurpos blurpos 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    A few of my white girlfriends are involved in an interracial marriage. They all have kids by a black man as I do. Other white girlfriends are dating black men and two of them are...
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Actually there is a switch that turns our brains off.. I think the reason my brain is always in chaos is because i don't trust my self and trust God within the self. I believe that...
    AmanG1111 AmanG1111 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Good way to make it sure > friendzone. Mean but works lol.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Belief is felt by all, belief really can move mountains. The Scottish referendum showed me this. We had the highest turnout in an election since universal suffrage was granted...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This only will apply to those that are Christians and are having affairs. Some feel that God brought this married person into your life for you to be together. The bible clearly...
    islandgrl islandgrl 56-60, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have seen a growing number of internet posts that are focussing upon the second coming of Jesus Christ, we are living in a time when many people of faith now believe that we are...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Aug 25

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    I don't believe age matters unless it's like 12 and under with a ******* 20+ guy or girl. They're still a child. It's really ********** then. Thats my opinion tho~
    BustyLove BustyLove 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I like to think that I'm nonjudgmental...but every now & then I find myself judging others. I don't like being judged myself, so I back up & just let people be who they are. It's...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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