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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 208 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 Dec 5, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    There has to be. The Earth is like s grain of sand in the universe. The thing is. We may never know. At least not in our lifetime.
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jan 10

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    Vince malum Bono . ( overcome evil with good deeds). I have been very upset and sad . My heart has been aching . Not my choice. However, I want to remain positive and honor the...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 13

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    I just read this article on the huffington post about, "why my affair will turn into a long lasting relationship." Even though I know I shouldn't have read the comments because I...
    lostanddistraught lostanddistraught 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    I love this quote, and it matches my beliefs. I don't believe in one, true soulmate, in one person who'll complete you, but I do believe souls recognize each other. That we're...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    Love it's what we all crave without knowing, the body needs and the mind. My love story may make you laugh, but it's true honest and to me funny. We met online as usual as everyone...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F Jan 21

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    Hey ladies... I've recently reached out to a childhood friend with help on a project. I've been having a hard time with this project of mine and out of no where thought about this...
    RedHotPepper RedHotPepper 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Because it feels good to help others
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm good at helping others...but I'm bad at helping myself.
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    My Beliefs: Once Saved Always Saved (UPDATED) I am what some people would say to be a, Once Saved Always Saved Christian. Usually when you hear that term its written by someone...
    Stigmata1 Stigmata1 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 4

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    The Rapture.. Carol Brooks “Today’s church wants to be raptured from responsibility.” [Leonard Ravenhill] ON THIS PAGE Introduction Does It Matter? Beliefs...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    1) Why won't God heal amputees? Because God is imaginary, and he doesn't answer any prayers. Every "answered prayer" is actually a coincidence. All scientific evidence supports...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    What is Love and what is True Love? You cannot know the whole meaning of Love if you don’t experience it by yourself. It’s not just a happy, joy and good feeling and it’s...
    oneheartE oneheartE 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    How to attain mental peace. 1. Do not interfere in others' business. Most of us create our own problems by interfering too often in others' affairs. We do so because somehow we...
    djdrake djdrake 51-55, M 7 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Life and all its complexities leave us scratching our heads at times. Thankfully, others have been down the same path we are now on, and have left us their wisdom and advice. With...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    What has happened to modesty? Not just in dress but in words and deeds. Respecting your elders? Just basic human decency? I cannot believe the way some young people speak or how...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 3

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    Good Morning Ladies, Wishing you all have a blessed day today, I have read many of your post yesterday and seen so many women in pain for 1 reason or another while dealing with...
    Imbrokenhearted Imbrokenhearted 36-40, F 11 hrs ago

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    And i want to meet other people who do, too! If you believe in the fae and want to be a nice one's friend, or are already friends, please comment below!
    Treewing Treewing 18-21 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    "It is 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...
    Kickingtires Kickingtires 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    When A Bird is Alive, It Eats Ants, When The Bird is Dead, Ants Eat The Bird ! Time & Circumstances Can Change At Any Time Don’t Devalue Or Hurt Anyone in Life. You May Be...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    At the end of the day, we are all the same, doesn't matter what race, beliefs, country, doesn't matter who you love or like, doesn't matter if you're king James only, or if you...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    People tell me that the worlds problems can be solved by power, violence, invasion, strength and indoctrination. But I say different. When a man is taught not what to think, but...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm forty and recently learned that bed rest for an extended period can cause havoc 'down there'.. Simply, wash every other day and thing should be good.. but let things slide and...
    shellik18 shellik18 36-40, T 29 mins ago

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    Repentance: The key to salvation. Acts.2.38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jan 14

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    My bestie reminded me of that the other day.
    Lucylilly711 Lucylilly711 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution. - Robert H. Schuller
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    I don't get out much anymore. I still am in touch with high school friends over Facebook but we live far away from each other. I might get to see some of them at my sister's...
    mermaidlady mermaidlady 31-35 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes words can be cruel & hurtful, and even the expression on a persons face is enough to make me feel ashamed of my disability... It's like, you don't have to remind me I'm...
    Tim12961 Tim12961 51-55, M