Post

I Believe In Paying It Forward

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    I'll Say It Again!

    If you have not seen the movie yet, you simply are missing out man.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Someone paid for my order of coffee

    while in a drive thru On a Monday morning, it made my day, so I now will pay it forward to someone else.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F Mar 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm not sure if this counts officially as paying it forward because a lady asked me for bus fare today. She'd finished applying for jobs at a shopping center and needed $2 to get...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    PLEASE PLEASE READ THIS TOO!!! Because of the number of people who have read and responded to my previous post, I've decided to add an addendum to my initial story. I am quoting...
    medicalimpossibility medicalimpossibility 36-40 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Obamacare costs $82 for subsidy-eligible people and $264 for the feds on average[Since Bitlord is such a fond hack for dear leader, this excerpt from CNN might make him want to run...
    idlewatcher idlewatcher 31-35, M 12 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This will probably end up upsetting & offend some one. To those people, I would like to say: TO FREAKING BAD!!! This experience is My own person belief. You don't like it, I don't...
    Ronin1369 Ronin1369 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A brief analysis of the Minimum Wage in the USA. I got into a bit of a debate on an article about some fast food workers picketing for a $15/hr minimum wage. I said that I found...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's already August now~ I can't believe how fast the time goes~jeez~ and feel over speeding~
    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've actually got more guy friends that girl friends! I really do believe that a guy and a girl can just be friends. But I guess that's just my opinion; I've got brothers, and then...
    SilverEyedWolf SilverEyedWolf 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I realize that writing letters to you no longer has the same appeal as it did when we first fell in love, but it could be therapy for me nonetheless, so here it goes. It is...
    angiede angiede 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no fulfilling...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Pass The Baton Old Man I remember sitting at the final high school football dinner as my son was one of the graduating seniors. The head coach stood there spewing, "I've never...
    mmob mmob 56-60, F 19 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am (technically) a Christian. I believed in god until the age of 11. Everything began to mess up from then forward. The first time I cut myself, the first time I misbehaved, the...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Breakdown Or Breakthrough: It's Your Choice I was processing these thoughts at the same time last year. I made my own choices and have moved on by embracing it for what it was...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes we have to smile to keep from crying but no pain no gain. I refuse to throw in the towel or give in to defeat as I'm going to keep pressing forward! What God has for me...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, well, well. Looks like SOMEONE got the names of the truckers who ran over the U.S. economy and added about 1.2 trillion in debt by NOT PAYING TAXES. It was 1%'ers of course...
    bitlord bitlord 51-55 1 Response Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    HELP! have been married for 20 years and have 6 children ( two daughters of my own and four inherited 3 boys and a girl) all of whom are in their 30's. My relationship with them...
    miggym miggym 61-65, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of my experiences says I Don't Believe on Online Relationships; however, I don't think that's the case anymore. I met a guy here on EP and although we've been talking for a few...
    JosDor1510 JosDor1510 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I grew up believing I had a good family.But when we are young our world is very limited and we see as far the eye can see. But when we grow up we start understanding and...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I born to atheist parents, and although their upbringing was not always amazing by my standards, they have tolerated my freedom to a great degree, and actually they have done their...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a really touchy and complicated subject. I believe that if you have a kind, wise, loving, all around normal man in your life, treat him with respect. Love him, cherish him...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Did someone ever made herbal cosmetics themselfes? I did made once lipbalm. But i want to try to do more. If my decorative cosmetics run out, i will do everything herbal myself...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The amazing people I've met here...some became sad after the connection could not move forward, some left a depression far behind and became stronger, some love the release we find...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Though I am a man I am for Feminism,because I look forward to the day female led homes are the norm and men realize it is they who need women if society is to survive. My mother...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few days ago when the IDF decided to go into the Gaza ***** I just felt so sad that it brought me to tears. Why? I have never been there, I don't know these people, why should I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like to be open and straight forward, simply they can talk about anything if they want, they confuse me when they are looking at me or not looking at me.
    samwiise samwiise 26-30, M Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Think as long as the people are of legal consenting age then who am i to put a number on love. I know i have had sex with a 20 years my elder. Straight forward and to the point...
    laughteraplus laughteraplus 36-40, M Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My story is extremely complicated, but quite interesting if you erase all the negatives....I am from a mixed heritage and was born to a catholic mother and Jewish father. When I...
    londongirl98 londongirl98 16-17, F Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And I look forward to the day I can ask him everything.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The definition of liberalism is the belief in moving forward. If things stayed the same forever and always where would we be?
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Oh Allah this blessed month of Ramadan is now coming to an end, please help me to remain steadfast in your Deen. Grant me the knowledge of Deen. Oh Allah, you are truly merciful...
    Ally4141 Ally4141 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    That one smile can change a persons outlook on the day, It can change a mood from depressed to touched, that smile can do wonders to a person who has nothing to look forward to...
    Gabbygirl123 Gabbygirl123 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is not my story... It is my niece's. She is 21yrs old and is currently going through chemo treatments. Some days she feels good and others not so good. Her best friend wanted...
    margai margai 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Let's face it in life, if your too stuck up in the past-you get buried by it. So consumed by it that it makes you edgy and degrade yourself even if you have chances to get your...
    Sei02 Sei02 18-21, F Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    “I remember the Chronicles of Angevil, that the Zombies will find the Ice Wall while the Fighters divide and defend and expel. I realized that the ice wall was and what the...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in the cosmos: “all that is, all that was, and all that ever will be”. I believe that everyone and everything in it are interconnected and this informs the way in...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ...In this time of desperation When all we know is doubt and fear There is only one foundation We believe, we believe In this broken generation When all is dark, You help us see...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in God. That one is a given and a freebie. Here's ten others... 1.) Forgiveness. Forgive yourself and others. To not forgive someone is like drinking poison and...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People always say I love him/her. I roll my eyes and smile and say good for you sweetie. Inside however I tell myself love is a myth an urban legend, like Bigfoot or Slenderman. I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Demonic possession is like a condition with no cure. It is something that you can never tell anyone about. It is like being imprisoned every waking moment, being mentally tortured...
    iEatFood iEatFood 13-15 Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in love but I don't believe in soul mates. I believe in a whole lot if things too like God and sea monsters and I am even superstitious but I don't believe in soul mates...
    HakunaMatata711 HakunaMatata711 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in God. I believe in true love, maybe even soul mates. I believe in reincarnation to an extent and karma. When I am depressed these help me make sense of things and even...
    beaisforbliss beaisforbliss 18-21, F Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe there is a higher being. I believe In the father the son and holy spirit. I believe that god sent his only son to save us. At times I doubt because of what I go through...
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Nor do I believe in religion. I think the bible and the quaran are actually a bit funny. Individually no one would believe this stuff. Unless they were delusional. But it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel