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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Movie.

    Its like the movie "pay it forward" :)
    ascs ascs 22-25, F Jun 11, 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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    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 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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    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 1 day 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 4 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 11 hrs ago

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    I love the feeling of helping people out. Seeing someone smile and happy makes me happy. As a young child I have always went out my way to help my friends and family. Performing...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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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 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 1 day ago

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    I don't care what your religion (or lack of religion) is, I will still see you as a person and will not judge you based upon you beliefs. As a Christian, I believe it is what we...
    MyOwnSecretSide MyOwnSecretSide 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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 2 days ago

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    Being a good person does not depend on your religion or status in life your race or skin color political views or culture. It depends on how good you treat others.
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    A different perspective. (This will be long...sorry) I'm going to change names and certain details purely because this is not my own experience, but observations I've made about a...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F 1 Response 29 mins ago

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    Revelation, how can we understand the end?, If we don't know what went on in the beginning? As Jesus stated in, (Matt 24:37 )" But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the...
    Tapsalot Tapsalot 46-50, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I guess it works for some but not for others. A couple of years ago I met this guy online and he was super cute and we used to talk every day. He called me his girlfriend so I...
    deathbear deathbear 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Journey We take what we think we know and try to define or describe what we cannot see or want to know. All of my assumptions, definitions, descriptions of the unseen are of...
    monarchman monarchman 41-45, M 1 hr 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 never use to believe in them and I taught they were just an excuse but I was on youtube and I saw this long distance couple so i started watching a few of their videos and I fell...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I remember a couple of years ago I was waiting at a bus stop. Then an old man walked up next to me he had gray hair, which was combed over to the side he also had big round glasses...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    I struggle with Depression and even tho I do. I still enjoy giving back and helping other's it makes me feel good like im doing something to know that I can put a smile peoples...
    mina3949 mina3949 16-17, F 6 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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    There was this homeless man on a bridge who was most likely very hungry. My friend saw him and naturally felt bad so he went to buy him some food and something to drink. He felt...
    YimYam YimYam 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I love my kitty cat. I used to shave my cat because it's what I saw on the media and what I heard was preferred by most people. But then I started thinking, why should I, just to...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses 56 mins ago

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    I have nothing good to say about him ever. He is a total disgrace and a poor excuse for the human. For being an attorney and a constitutional scholar, he knows nothing about...
    femalenakedathome femalenakedathome 41-45, F 1 Response 20 mins ago

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