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I Believe Good Deeds Beget Other Good Deeds

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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 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 23, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Movie.

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

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Oct 11, 2008

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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 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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    Related Experiences

    Here's a couple of related logical fallacies that probably are familiar to you. The first is spotlighting. Spotlighting is when you choose an especially distressing experience...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    On a "high" right now. MM and I hooked up, then spent hours talking and spooning. When I walked him out to his car, he turned around and kissed me right on the busy city street...
    ashadams244 ashadams244 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Always be yourself. Never try to hide who you are. The only shame is to have shame. Always stand up for what you believe in. Always question what other people tell you. Never...
    jameswertman12 jameswertman12 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    Proud Aries here. My ratings of the Zodiac signs: Capricorn -Capricorns are natural goal setters. They multitask if it helps them get what they want. They need to set rules and...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Another flawed view from Christianity is their view on "heaven" Really? So after death you think your "spirit" (that u have no proof of either) floats away to wherever heaven is...
    201rainbow 201rainbow 26-30, F 10 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) is a sex worker-led network representing 70 organisations led by or working with sex workers in Europe...
    alejandraberlin alejandraberlin 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What's the point of praying? Hands clapped together as u whisper ur wishes however small they might be, that you ace your final or pray that ur sister recovers from an illness...
    201rainbow 201rainbow 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    A LEAP OF FAITH There was once a man who got lost in the desert. The water in his flask ran out two days ago, and he was famished. He knew that if he didn't get some water soon...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't believe how good this is! It is actually the first "good feelings" I truly get to feel and enjoy! I am sure emotional monsters will hit in but I've been happy since...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "So if you're out there I swear to be good to you But I'm done lookin', for my future someone Cause when the time is right You'll be here, but for now Dear no one, this is your...
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina 22-25 2 days ago

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    It never cease to amaze me how deep the basic animal instincts go in us humans, and how strong of a need people have to have the protection of a "heard", so to speak. I don't...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 66-70, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    . A bad Workman Blames His Tools . Deeds not words . Do as you would be done by . Do not cross the bridge before you get to it
    be2u be2u 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Now let your world be the best it can be, let go of the rest. Know that nature (trees, plants, flowers..) is our inspiration and that all will be good and well. Have faith...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't believe in God. When I say it out loud, it's hard for me to understand why. I've always believed in God as a kid. I was raised that God heals all and we must pray everyday...
    Shygal3029876 Shygal3029876 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Adam - Cain's Jealousy of Abel Adam was in a dilemma. He wanted peace and harmony in his family, so he invoked Allah for help. Allah commanded that each son offer a sacrifice, and...
    hussamis hussamis 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I know it's coming I know he's suspicious and starting to get anxious I'm pulling away he mentioned it last week and I just said I was busy and apologized for the one word and...
    Readytomoveon2015 Readytomoveon2015 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been having a hard day, I woke up feeling overly sensitive and cried after my fiance said something harmless. (any other day it would have not evoked that emotion as I...
    cnb15 cnb15 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly single overweight lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Between us there are days, years and worse of all, the distance. Well, maybe it's better that way. If we would have lived in the same city then I would have had to sometimes meet u...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Between us there are days, years and worse of all, the distance. Well, maybe it's better that way. If we would have lived in the same city then I would have had to sometimes meet u...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm new to this but I want some feed back on twin flames I have a story through remember I didn't about twin flames its Long but interesting because is over a 7 year period Hello...
    june2009 june2009 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    MM who have affairs often times have serious FOO issues to begin with. Their W is probably tired and fed up with them so I believe it really is very easy for an OW to view him as...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Throughout the media and magazines all you see is self-entitled posts. It's always about me, me, me, and me. It's not about being SELF-ISH, it's about being SELF-LESS. You want to...
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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