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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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    Movie.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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

    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 have no kids of my own - I however took guardian ship of two girls who came from broken homes - one aged 22 and the other 23 to the day. I have been assisting in sending back to...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 20

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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 Sep 18

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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 Sep 11

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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 Sep 14

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    At my age, it's time to wake up, and face reality. It's time to grow up and stop whining. I'm embarrassed to admit what was going on in my mind for the past couple years. Part of...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 3 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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    Sitting with family at dinner on Sunday, my brother, without knowing it, gave me a pretty good idea why men who are miserable in their marriages stay. After 13 years and one eight...
    lavc lavc 46-50, F 35 Responses Sep 23

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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 3 Responses Sep 18

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    His Goodbye, Her Goodbye, All Goodbye. I've learned to accept myself in terms of appearance and character, but I don't feel like I'm good enough for other people. It's like...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Sep 19

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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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    I believe in angels and demons, although have never seen or heard them. I think other souls who have lived are with us but also those who have never lived try to guide us to either...
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 12 hrs ago

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    When we add together the few good years some of have it is essential not to waste time in exercising spiritual gifts within the local church and community, deeds worthy of...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Sep 20

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    "Time doesn't care about us. That's why we have to care about each other." I came across this in a book by David Levithan and I really love it because I believe it 100%
    MeganH0309 MeganH0309 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I've observed over the years that the most successful people tend to also be the happiest. One might say they are happy because they are successful but I suggest the reverse...
    jinglesmountjoy jinglesmountjoy 41-45 9 hrs ago

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    Something I hope to see change in the near future is Christians threatening those of different or no faith with the idea of hell. Our job as followers of God isn't to scare others...
    bringmesomepie bringmesomepie 18-21, M 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am so ******* exited! (excuse the f word) I'm graduating high school this year and in our last year we have to choose one big (like you can easily write 25 pages on it...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I believe in looking for the good in every situation. The cup is half full kind of thinking. But the truth is, I was upset. I have only received a quarter an hour raise in the...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 4 hrs ago

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    I really like people who have a good sense of humor. Sometimes it's hard to make me really laugh because I have a weird sense of humor but I love making people laugh and I love to...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    MM asked me to skype him last week and I told him I couldn't because I had plans already. He didn't contact me for four days. I didn't contact him either. I figured he was upset...
    Guilty1982 Guilty1982 31-35, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Oh no please not the paddle ,, I'm way too old for a spanking ;p .. No ma'am I'm too old you can't pull my pants down ;p .. Please no I'll be good
    frogg40 frogg40 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Don't believe everything you hear.. Real eyes. Realize. Real lies. -tupac shakur
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I want to share with you all something that happened to me the other night, maybe it's significant or maybe it's insignificant, maybe it has meaning or maybe it means nothing at...
    jessiicaaa1995 jessiicaaa1995 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I cannot understand people who say to me that the bible is the truth and nothing but the truth. Nothing in this world of sin can be 100% truth, humans make a pigs dinner out of...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    Proverbs 31:10-12;30-31 Who can find a woman of worth? Far beyond jewels is her value. Her husband trusts her judgment; he does not lack income. She brings him profit...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M Sep 5

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    The game of life is like the game of boomerangs. Deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy....
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 23

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