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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 220 People

    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 1 Response Dec 5, 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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    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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    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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    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 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 1 Response Jun 19, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 2 Responses Jul 29, 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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    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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    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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    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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    They found out who burned our church school down. A group of gays from a local lgbt group. This shows that some gays only care about their own rights no matter whose rights they...
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    I dislike someone who promise me to do a favor but never work on it. Words become nothing without action. I would be disappointed if I could not made my promise. But sometimes...
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    The other day I could have sworn I was home alone. When suddenly I heard very loud footsteps upstairs. This struck me as odd, so I made my way up the stairs to see if I was truly...
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    Late Night Phone Call To The Vet A dog lover, whose dog was a female and "in heat', agreed to look after her neighbour`s male dog while the neighbours were on vacation...
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    Johnny Akpos Bestie Johnny was on high speed, he got to an Army checkpoint without slowing down, so they told him to park his car and ordered him to carry 1,000 blocks from one...
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    Life is simple. Work hard; live by societies rules; be kind; treat others as you would like to be treated; respect and value yourself; drink plenty of water; exercise. Life really...
    lewischessman lewischessman 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    It is this gift that allowed me to be the person I always craved to be. It's sometimes hard to believe that I suppressed and buried this part of myself so deeply that I didn't...
    OwnedByDaddy OwnedByDaddy 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    Dear Y. Thank you for showing me that I am worth more than a few scraps of attention. Thank you for helping me put my own needs ahead of yours. Thank you for teaching me that if...
    Guilty1982 Guilty1982 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I truly believe this about following ur heart and all but be ware the heart can be desiving as well sorry for my spelling anyways guard ur hearts and pray on makes changes oh...
    riderz4christ riderz4christ 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    God put us on this planet to help each other . So that's what I do and I love how it feels doing so .
    Cynthia79 Cynthia79 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Yes, im in love i feel like the most happiest luckiest person ever...i used to find all the fairy tales too good to be true..but he's my dream come true nice,sweet,very caring...
    shiningstar1997 shiningstar1997 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Apparently when we discuss "ow" we "have nothing to talk about" So they're saying they're nothing? LOL Then comes a reply about "I would never laugh at other people's pain" You...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Equality is important for the sake of harmony, understanding, and self improvement. It's important to treat everyone how you would want to be treated yourself, in any position...
    JustTheSun JustTheSun 26-30 10 hrs ago

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    I don't expect others to blindly accept me and not have some of their own personal standards. I like to surround myself with people who realize and enjoy the fact that life is...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    We all know, or have known someone who will go about their life without the thought of others, and if it is for someone else than usually it is only for the purpose of getting...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    More Grandmother's Childhood This is a sequel to the first story I told about my grandmother's childhood. Here, I thought I would tell some stories about specific incidents where...
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    My belief system regarding paranormal entities: a mini guide for the paranormal enthusiast21 Basic Points to Keep In Mind When Dealing With the Paranormal1. Paranormal entities are...
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    Real friends isn't easy to find. I truly believe in that. At first I have to take risk just to know if they might be sort of trustworthy people. I had encountered many and at the...
    Renciela Renciela 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My Grandmother's Childhood. Corporal punishment has become so controversial. In fact, it is almost to the point of being taboo. I am always hearing about studies that show that...
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    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 clear I left Mormonism because...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Muse part 7 We made love that night for the first time. Probably the first time ever in my life where I didn't get a release but I didn't care. I was just so happy to be with...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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