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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I remember feeling down, feeling like I was selfish and wasn't good enough. But doing good deeds makes me feel happier and so much better about myself. I don't do it to get...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    One day, a few years back, my teenage daughters and I were at the local Goodwill checking out all the bargains. They had wandered off a little ways from me, when I spotted a shirt...
    ondine14 ondine14 41-45, F Oct 11

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    Good manners should be instinctual. Not forced. Not neglected. But jerks dont really deserve to get any.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I am not an atheist. Recently my friend told me something.. She told me that I don't believe in God. I can understand why she told me that. It is not her fault in asking me that...
    foryoureyesonly1983 foryoureyesonly1983 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The good deeds erase the bad deeds!! Allah tabaraka wa ta^ala said...
    meemo70 meemo70 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I don't need a threat of eternal damnation to not kill someone I just don't do that because I have no desire to and I know its wrong. I don't do good deeds just because I think...
    ProfessionalCynic ProfessionalCynic 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    When you seek gratitude or boast about your good deeds, you lose all the credit. Being humble is the key to life that leads to heaven.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 Sep 28

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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 36 Responses Sep 23

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    So me and my boyfriend have started going to the gym to build up muscle and plus we want to look good to each other for when we're married :) I'm in a part of Mexico where it is...
    jessiicaaa1995 jessiicaaa1995 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 3

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    True love....pushes you to dream big...it picks you up when you fail and applauds you when you succeed. It holds your head up when you're sick, it lifts your arms when your too...
    brightbabyblues4u brightbabyblues4u 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 6

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    I believe good morals can come both from a liberal as well as conservative point of view too. The basic thing that needs to be sorted out is to knowing what differentiates good...
    DAKtheligislator DAKtheligislator 26-30, M Oct 8

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    Hi for a good laugh. The other day I went to the store I was doing some shopping I think it was at one of those dollar stores. My guy dog. Decided that she too would do some...
    sunney55 sunney55 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I want to speak, from my heart, about the very complicated topic of abortion. I realize that most people will read this with their beliefs and not truly hear what the Spirit would...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Part 1 God bless everyone. Have you talked to god? Tell him all your worries and don't be afraid. He wants to help so call him. He loves you. I want to share with you guys...
    MarGuz5334 MarGuz5334 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    Experiences happen because of the choices and decisions we have made. For instances, each time I did something bad, I got in trouble with the law. Now, I do only good things and...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    What is termed good or bad ? Let's start with the good news to WHAT I THINK IT IS- good can be related to things done in words , thoughts , deeds/actions , not necessarily to...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Oct 5

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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 Oct 1

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    Divisions are not always bad. When to unite and when to divide, that is the question, and a right answer requires the wisdom of a Solomon. Some settle the problem by rule of...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have had things go on in my house for years that I relate to spirit activity. Things will be moved from my mantle to the middle of my living room floor. I've had objects broken...
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    What if we all accepted and loved ourselves? People wouldn't need to try and drag someone down to lift themselves up And if someone did try to drag us down, we'd rise above it...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 8

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    A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I found this on the internet - Hope it helps someone. 5 stages of grief - how it applies to infidelity Posting from another site. This will help you understand that the...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 3 days ago

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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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    V The Universal Presence Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?—Psa. 139:7 In all Christian teaching certain basic truths are found...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I believe i'm experiencing "tough love" at the moment. For a few years now I have been suffering with the occasional panic attack, and extreme drop in mood levels. There is...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 5

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    There was this guy I was dating he was sweet and nice very understanding , he helped me with my depression in the beginning I didn't want to burden him I told him to leave me . He...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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