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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 203 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses 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 91 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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    Movie.

    Its like the movie "pay it forward" :)
    ascs ascs 22-25, F Jun 11, 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 1 Response May 23, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Pray for me! I might have a potential new job tomorrow making good money and possibly full time in the field that I am trying to stay in!!! Wish me luck :)
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 May 14

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    Since it is the hardest, need to make it worth it.. mine is always permanent..final.. like death.. I'm relieved and grateful I said goodbye to them.. I hve come to realise that...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response May 1

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    http://www.gofundme.com/tqfg5c Hey so speaking of helping others, I'm trying to help my friend breaha, who is a hard working single mom, to get some money to make a down payment...
    sassyannabanana sassyannabanana 26-30, F May 4

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    I hope I won't ever have to say it to anyone :(
    GEMWASHERE GEMWASHERE 13-15, F May 3

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    i don't know if this is the right group to put it in, i wrote this a long time ago...too many years ago....with my best friend...she's an angel now...that's why this paragraph is...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F May 2

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    I used to always be on the roof with an old friend smoking bowls and talking about life, or just staring at the stars in silence. It was perfect. Some nights we would see some...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F May 13

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    OM and I had an overnight last night. I had a business trip and he was able to stay with me on the last day. overall, the stay was really good, we enjoyed each other's company...
    gianneisstuck gianneisstuck 31-35, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I love helping others when I can. I financially support six different organizations. Two are supporting our military veteran's programs, two are different hospitals, and two are...
    oldermaturewife oldermaturewife 46-50, F May 5

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    It feels good to help others. it makes me exhausted and could take the most of my time but I can't just ignore the urge to give a hand to anyone and when I do I happen to smile...
    MissDeefee MissDeefee 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    so I had *the* conversation with OM... (sorry if this is a bit long...) for those of you who didn't know, we had a little incident on Saturday. so we met up on Saturday, had a...
    gianneisstuck gianneisstuck 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Good manners cost nothing even in energy, yet so many people do not have the grace to use them! Instilled it already in my two year old son as it gets you more in life if you're...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    It's not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 4 Responses May 9

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    "Life begets life. Energy becomes energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich." Sarah Bernhardt
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M May 5

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    I would like to believe in religious accounts and explanations but some of the explanations and accounts are a little talk to say the least. Prefer instead to Matt it with...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    Put off the old man Colossians 3:5-11 5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and...
    KingJamesOnly KingJamesOnly 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    The Rapture, the Tribulation, and Armageddon I'm a simple student of the Bible interested in the foretold events of the end time. These are some of my personal opinions and...
    HeavensHome HeavensHome 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    The Cross Busters!! "And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 11

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    The soul mate excuse used by ow. I've looked into this. I'm going to write this as if I believe in soul mates and after reading about it in more detail the concept is possible but...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 6 Responses May 14

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    Why I Left Mormonism. Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So 24 hours with NC and guess what....I'm still here. I survived the day by staying busy doing the things I enjoyed. No meltdown today. :) I know I am being stupid by not...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So tonight's conversation didn't go to plan. Leaving my home, marriage life as I knew it was the hardest thing ever with my kids it tow. I've had lots of feelings and emotions to...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    First,if you are man,this might offend you. Or even if you are woman,this might offend you. This is just my opinion even if you guys don't like it. i speak my mind. So...before...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26

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