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I Have Helped A Stranger

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    Helped A Stranger

    Like doing good to others; while most find this to be a weakness becaise they can abuse you when and if you are too careful.   Saw a stranger who came out of a village to the town and was searching a job a boy who is about 14 to 15 yrs; requested that he come to my house and...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F Aug 13, 2010

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    Helping A Stranger

    I have opened the door to a stranger whom I know not, he is a man who had cash before and now he fail down and have nothing and most of his friends seems to be lost in the time and no one really care much for him anymore...So I agree to open the door to my house and let him move...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    Christ died for me. Those people?

    Those strangers? Tey have stories. And it's really hard not to help someone you see yourself in. Thank you God for placing the situations I've had- it makes me more grateful of your presence. It also helps me to relate to others.
    PrayerWarriorTeen PrayerWarriorTeen 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Still Don't Know His Name......

    Years ago I was walking through a station with friends and as we climbed the stairs to leave an old gentleman collapsed on the other side of the stairs, walking down. It was all so sudden. I remember as he fell he was holding a carrier bag from a painting shop (as in paintings...
    PaleAngel PaleAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    On my way home from work about 5 years ago,

    I got off my exit and was waiting behind 3 or 4 cars. I saw a man standing on the side of the road holding a cardboard sign, obviously asking for money. Now I don't generally give money, so when I got up to where he was and saw his sign saying he was hungry I pulled over out...
    LookingForSoMuchMore LookingForSoMuchMore 51-55, M 5 Responses May 23

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