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I Never Underestimate The Power Of Kindness

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    My Tribute To My Aunt And Uncle

    After thoroughly going over the details of my childhood with me, my psychiatrist asked me where I had taken the model for my own family. I had to answer that it was from spending summers with Aunt L and Uncle A. When I was ten and my sister nine, my parents seperated. My...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 12 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    My Power Of Kindness

    I think that5 most people don't understand. The power of kindness. Its the best kind of power to have. To want to help other people. Its something that is nice to have. It can also be passed around to others. I know that I have always had the power of kindness. I just need to be...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Mar 11, 2011

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    It's An Energy!

    Being kind and spreading that kindness around is like an energy source all it's own. It can grow and is vulnerable to the same vacuum effect as anything else that tries to suck the life force from good things.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    One Random Act

    One random act of kindness can change someone's life.  Be a blessing to others and blessings will flow to you.
    silentwitness silentwitness 46-50 3 Responses May 9, 2010

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    ~The Little Starfish~ (poem) copy

    The Starfish Perspective Upon the beach, there we laid, As many did pass by. Until a small girl came near, She wouldn't let me die. I saw a stranger approach her, And heard him asked her why? She said they all have worth, And this one doesn't have to die. I will do whatever I...
    Raindrop000 Raindrop000 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    We Remember What's Important

    When I was a little girl it was popular to have Kool Aid stands, pretty similar to lemon aid stands. So I bought the Kool Aid, mixed it up, got the glasses and napkins and set up in the local park.Shortly after a group of girls came by, checked out my stand, giggled and proceeded...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 28 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Valuable Lesson

    I've mentioned elsewhere that I lived in a homeless shelter for several months.  Living there I learned one of the most important lessons I've yet absorbed:  always be kind.I did not like all of the women at that shelter.  A few I came very close to hating.  I was kind anyway...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    The Most Kindest Man In The Universe

    I never thought up until 2 years ago that kindness could exist in such a pure untainted , unconditional form as that  I have experienced from a  wonderful man. Clearly it is a breed in extinction , but It overwhelms now as i write that countless friends , family , strangers and...
    andromeda andromeda 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Aunt L's Big Heart

    The first few summers I spent at Aunt L's and Uncle A's house they had downstairs neighbours who had 5 rambunctious boys. Well, really 4 rambunctious ones and 1 who had been born with some kind of neurological problem. There was something wrong with his arms, he couldn't bring...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    I sometimes get so frustrated that I end up hating being a mom. I never wanted to have children but once you get married and get to know each other a bit better and love your...
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    I have always believed that there's a difference between Faith and Religion. I grew up in a Christian family, However I was never raised nor taught to ever shove religion down...
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    i know a lot of people would say that they dont want this power, but i wanna pull a clare bennet power from heros. the ability to heal. shes practucally immortal but you do need to...
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my parents have just a hard time telling me they love me or even showing it. my physical form doesn't help it either with how I'm shown lies and pain rather than kindness and...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    literally made me cry. This group of boys befriended another boy in their class who had autism. They treated him like a friend/kid brother at lunch helping him eat etc. They even...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    If I could have any power, it would be to have any power I imagine. I would use my special gifts to gather all of the ISIS terrorists into a giant trash can and launch 'em toward...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to have the power that gives everyone the feeling that they're safe, i want everyone to be able to walk on down the street and feel "I'm perfectly safe". I also want the...
    Elliethecloud Elliethecloud 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm happy to help anyone whenever they need assistance. Sometimes I go on a walk just to find some people who are in need of help. The feeling can't be described. It's a great...
    Sylteris Sylteris 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I believe that we all have a choice to be kind and we are presented with that choice many times a day. We've all committed failures of kindness when we are even hurt, angry or...
    BeautifulPetal BeautifulPetal 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    "Whoever you are, I've always depended on the kindness of strangers." Thank you to everyone who welcomed me to EP already! I can't wait to share experiences with you guys. I've...
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    They knew something was wrong. I never come for a coffee in the early evening. Morning coffee? Absolutely...like clockwork. Afternoon? Hit or miss depending on the type of day...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    Brains v.s Brawn Lorelie relaxed on a tree branch of the tallest tree in the back yard, he'd sat there all morning until the sun rose up. The view of it behind the mansion was...
    Shadowfox20 Shadowfox20 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Our dear Lord, for the sake of everything thats holy in this forsaken world, for the sake of everything thats good on this damned planet, just give me the strength to carry on with...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 19

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A29S6cn0nig Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for peace Pray for...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M Jun 16

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    I'd love the power to return things to their original state. An untraditional power but it was put to go use in the anime When Supernatural Battles Become Commonplace. From...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    I want to be Irritate Azzholez Man. I have the power to detect Azzholez before they sh#t on people. And the moment they try, I'm able to put it back on them triplefold.
    bigbangFACTS bigbangFACTS 41-45, M Jun 16

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    It's been awhile since I've had the magnetic forces to create such power, but I did it this evening. I made a pencil move by looking at it. It didn't just move though, it began...
    redheadedmelly redheadedmelly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them out, sometimes it's best to be quiet.
    MarieLucie MarieLucie 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 15

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    we may forget what we been told. but we will never forget how it made us feel. choose your words wisely. Sometimes whats been said to us may scar us deep down inside.
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F Jun 15

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    I feel like the blue power ranger. The one nobody likes, but that won't stop me from liking myself though. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 15

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    I am a very kind soul and love to perform acts of kindness toward and for others. I enjoy helping others in life. When someone helps others they will be well rewarded when they...
    readytovacation readytovacation 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    Picking Out A suitable one to your web presence or your business may be a awful job if youare not alert to your company demands and undoubtedly the pros and drawbacks of the...
    dobbyha08 dobbyha08 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    We'll locate a large amount of website hosting organizations reassuring the Supplier business as they really want their organization to boost in remuneration of the small part of...
    panoramicnecess08 panoramicnecess08 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 14

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    I want the power to speak something in to existence like god
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    BY incorporating daily prayer into your life you are opening yourself up to a wonderful world of possibilities. Not only can daily prayer change your life by developing a richer...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 13

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    I do random kindness to people I know and people I dont know. I feel happy when others are happy. Am I a fool? I dont really care. I just know that I have just made someone happy...
    happyfairy123 happyfairy123 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 13

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    I love acts of kindness, but are they really random? I think not, I am going to geek out a little here, so let me apologize in advance, lol. Random as you all know is an...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    Colleagues question "is it your birthday?" Just because I take a cake in to share, or see something ingenious and so buy it too for a needy neighbour. What's wrong with fortifying...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 11

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    Last night when I went through the Wendy's drive thru the cashier brightened my day when she told me that the person ahead of me had said they wanted to pay for my order but when...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 10

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