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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    Movie.

    Its like the movie "pay it forward" :)
    ascs ascs 22-25, F Jun 11, 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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    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 91 Responses Oct 11, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I really believe ! Today I know that in the whole world I have no one . I realize that what a fool am I . Broken heart .whom I will share my everything ! There has no one ! No one...
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    It Is NEVER Jesus And Mary 2. Does Jesus wish to establish world devotion to Mary? Please know that such was never the desire or will of the Lord at any time as expressed in the...
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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old and I'm from the U.S.A.! I believe that the world is beautiful. I didn't always believe this. It wasn't until after I became an adult that I...
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    What Must I do to inherit Eternal Life? When asked this very question Jesus Responded: And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested Him, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to...
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    I've always had a problem with being self conscious. I think being self conscious in small amounts is a good thing. But I'm at a point in my life where I've come to terms with...
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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old and I live in Winder, Georgia (USA). I love things that are good, because I see myself as a good person. Don't all good people love things that are...
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    A good heart and a great personality is what makes a woman really beautiful. So be yourself and smile beautiful :)
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