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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F Jul 18, 2013

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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 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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    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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    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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    Movie.

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

    Good deeds start when you wake up. Helping around the home and someone in my family make me feel good because it is the right thing to do. Sometimes, we met people we like, but...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I'm not a cynic by any means. I'm just saying what I'm saying based off of my personal experiences and the experiences of others around me.I don't have an all-encompassing...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Hello! Prayer is a powerful thing! I am a witness to that! Our first daughter was born with cerebral palsy, and they told us that she would not eat, walk, talk, and she would...
    chappeeeee chappeeeee 46-50, F Jul 20

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    With the blessings of my Lord, I am not at all flawed in my creation, not at insufficient to have someone rule over me (Who is also considered flawed in his creation), or to have...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I've heard "Good deeds won't get you into heaven"..is it true? I believe and pray but all the lives I've saved from suicide, the lives ive changed positively , the people I've...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 48 Responses Jul 12

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    My magical journey( based on book The magic" by Rhonda Byrne.(For attracting my perfect dream job) Day 12-(Magical People Who Made a Difference) Today choose three people in your...
    TrueLoverN TrueLoverN 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    ha ha ha h this is truly me , i will never be good enough . no matter how smart or fit i become . No matter how many good deeds i do . I shall always be bellow ha ha
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Its something that really irks me. You tell someone you're a certain religion and instantly they think things about you without knowing what they're talking about or doing their...
    sftbllstar16 sftbllstar16 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    The pain of being the other woman and my story.... Thanks to Experience Project, Thanks to my new circle of friends here, thanks to those people who are just browsing, thanks to...
    annettesan annettesan 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 11

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    I have seen it in action with others and myself. Taught me to try to always send out good and help others.
    lonewolf2060 lonewolf2060 51-55, M a week ago

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    I can't visually see them, but I can definitely feel them. I've had two encounters with supernatural powers. First when I was a young lad, about 10-12 years old. I can't remember...
    Truromantic Truromantic 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 2

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    Can a road be cursed? Is it possible for it be a place that draws strange phenomenon to it when all roads nearby appear to be just fine? I often wonder about that reality after...
    paclark paclark 31-35 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    An idle mind is the devil's playground. Your mind can't ever be empty; if you are not keeping it filled with good things, it will be filled with things that are not so good. You...
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Sure I have a few friends, but no good ones. No loyal ones. No friends I can relate with being that I am a weird person. And today, in life, it's difficult to find good friends...
    TacTaco TacTaco 22-25, M Jul 1

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    "Self care is your highest duty. You can only get good at helping others when you become good at helping yourself first." ~ Sita Ram
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 2

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    Now as a man is like this or like that, according as he acts and according as he behaves, so will he be; a man of good acts will become good, a man of bad acts, bad; he becomes...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I believe in God. That one is a given and a freebie. Here's ten others... 1.) Forgiveness. Forgive yourself and others. To not forgive someone is like drinking poison and...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I believe that God provides all things good in life, and to be happy and kind is to be of God. Why live any other way than to be of God?
    Deviance7 Deviance7 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I find that there are less and less people in this world willing to help. Seems like someone can be down in the middle of the street and people would just walk over that person...
    princy22 princy22 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I really don't know what I believe so I could never do this anyway. I was devout as a Catholic growing up and I still never tried to force anyone to believe anything. I just tried...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Hello and thank you so much for allowing me to tell you my story, as I feel I can relate so much just from reading yours... I am a 38 year old mother of one daughter, who just...
    ROBINANN1 ROBINANN1 36-40, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Love is the most important thing ever. Understanding begets wisdom. And kindness is good for the soul.
    Flygirl827 Flygirl827 41-45 Jul 4

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    "I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so you can appreciate them when they're right. You believe lies so you...
    Reesessquad Reesessquad 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    If you both trust each other then I think they can easily work! I think I'd be really good at a long distance relationship!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 9 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Man of God There is a man who talks about God and a particular religion in India. This man’s name starts with P and has a surname which starts with D. Every morning he appears...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    This is just a short story I wrote years ago which I still love. Enjoy Beauty so Unique Near rushing water, shimmering on rocks laying amongst the earths firm yet gentle body...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have never experienced anything that was clearly paranormal, but I have heard so many stories enough for me to believe them. One of them revolves around my grandfather. I have...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I see you dark cloud with your dark thoughts about dark deeds. I see you with your seductive whispers and glamorous story lines. I know what you're suggesting in your evil...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F Jul 8

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    "In your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb...
    umerqazi umerqazi 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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