I Believe Happiness Comes From Giving to Others

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    A Song In His Heart

    Recently, I had the privilege of sitting backstage at a concert. I got all kinds of goodies from the band, but the favourite was the singer's harmonica passed on to me by the stage manager. I gave a turquoise and silver pendant in return. Upon hearing later that my gift was...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 1, 2008

    "Ezayek Enaharda?"(how R U Today)

    a few years ago i was meeting up with a friend of mine in front of the Liquor store called Drinkies in egypt. it is or rather was our meeting destination. when i finaly got there i saw her and she started running at me screaming my name and she hugged me. we both started laughing...
    jaded5sapphire jaded5sapphire
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2007

    Lifestyle For a Man of God

    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    61-65, M
    Apr 28, 2014

    Our Faith And Our Life In The Philippines With Many Photo's

    For believers in God there is but only one way of life with no in between;   And it’s the only the whole truth; and nothing but the truth so help me God----because truth seekers can only receive the whole truth and nothing but the truth from only God as the supplier...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    61-65, M
    Apr 29, 2011

    A Blessing Upon Her Head -- and My Heart!

    Recently I was at a gas station and noticed a Latino family including a little girl with no hair and hospital bracelets.  I asked them in Spanish if the little girl had cancer, and the replied that she did.  I told them to wait, that I had a gift ("regalo"...
    Ermengarde11 Ermengarde11
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 31, 2008

    A Feeling

    I prefer the feeling of giving to receiving.  I get excited about giving to others yet never know how to respond when I receive something, I am not sure that my gratitude is ever enough and often go into excess rendering it ineffective. At Christmas especially, I prefer to...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 16, 2008

    Giving To Others

    I agree with this.  Happiness comes from giving to others.  It helps them, it makes you look good too.  It doesn't make us selfish cause we are a giver + we try doing whatever is best for another.What kinda bothers me is some people, like to receive and then when they receive...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2011
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