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I Never Underestimate The Power Of Kindness

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ~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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I really hate that people think I can't become something like a business owner or someone really successful. On of my cousins made a bet on whether or not I would give up on...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F May 11

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    When I was about 8, I went away with my mother, father, sister and grandmother. This vacation was very much unlike the other ones I have taken with my family because this was my...
    Ruminateandpursue Ruminateandpursue 16-17, F Apr 26

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    I remember those days where EP challenges existed, they have this random acts of kindness challenge along with drinking more water, reading more books, etc. I regret taking them...
    cmc2 cmc2 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    I believe in the chain of kindness. All your acts of kindness will come back to you sooner or later, you just have to pay attention and appreciate the little things in life...
    neverendingfairytale neverendingfairytale 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Kindness is extremely attractive. Kindness wins me ever time.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M May 1

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    About two weeks ago I was picking up groceries. After I finished unloading the shopping cart, I was about to return it to the cart corral. All of a sudden the woman in the car...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 22

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    Instead of writing about myself this post is for all the people from those I have known to complete total strangers who have shown great acts of kindness that I will value for the...
    snoopymg snoopymg 36-40, F 5 Responses May 4

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    Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses May 5

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    Tonight you all are getting a random act of kindness. I am not speaking or debating anything
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 6 Responses May 6

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    I want to perform several acts of kindness for my birthday but I need help coming up with ideas that do not cost money! Thanks :)
    Booksponge Booksponge 26-30, F 9 Responses May 12

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    Don't mistake kindness fir weakness.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 14 hrs ago

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    REAL TALK POWER'S OF ENERGY GREETINGS!.. Its Me Icey! The Energy Manipulator, How are you all?.. Me? Im Well Thanks..And I've Got so much Stuff to talk to ya'll about! Its not...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    So there's a guy in my local town who sleeps on the street and I feel so sorry for him. He is always begging and looks so helpless! Today, as it was raining, I bought him an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses May 4

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    I remember years ago, on my way to work, sometimes I would be waiting for the bus and I would see this old man slowly walk to his mailbox to collect his mail, not sure why I did...
    immortellecapture immortellecapture 31-35, F 5 Responses May 5

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    Because, well, everyone should now and then. It's therapeutic for the doer just as it's beneficial to the person receiving the kind act. Never hurts to take a break from being...
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I just got a Mothers Day card from a special EP friend today! How thoughtful and sweet and just warmed my heart! I'm basking in the kindness!
    sweetnspicy2 sweetnspicy2 41-45, F May 8

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    I can overcome anything with my own presence. My consciousness IS light, I see that now. I turn on myself, I awaken, I become enlightened, I enter life. I feel so alive. I have the...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F a week ago

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    so many things i want to say but theres no one around i can tell , one day i had a bestfriend and lover in 1 person i was happy really .. but today i push everyone away from maybe...
    RGlife1 RGlife1 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ability to stop time, defiantly. Like, no one else moves or has any perception of passed time except me. It would be amazing; I would never be late for anything. I wouldn't have to...
    BadCatholic BadCatholic 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Today is national day of prayer! It is so important to pray to our Heavenly Father everyday! But on this day where the Christians of this nation band together and pray for our...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 3 Responses May 7

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    faith and prayer on the daily bases always ends up in miracles, and its real because I experienced it. I will never understand the people that don't believe because to me, that...
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Being able to fly is cool, and telekinesis is pretty beastly, but being able to shape shift would be the best middle ground super power. Being able to mold,control, and change...
    Bashlee Bashlee 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 26

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    I have been fast my whole life but I never new how fast I have never trained to run either. One day I decided to wear a speedometer a to sprint I got up to 25 mph at top speed. But...
    guardian20 guardian20 13-15, M May 8

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    I would be the legendary white ranger. If I could fit that suit.... I'd use my power to defend humankind. (Go go power rangers theme)
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was reading posts in this group and wanted to share my experiences. Once when I traveled to the one place,I fell asleep and I actually dreamed of that place,of everything,how it...
    Therandom98 Therandom98 16-17, F Apr 22

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    Prayer for Inner Healing~ Speak clearly, Lord, into my heart. In the past, I had been busy with life and I forgot what it meant to really live. In the midst of my pains and...
    helloIamK helloIamK 13-15 1 Response Apr 24

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    whenever I was 7 I began seeing white silhouettes with human figures. I never really knew what it was. as I got older they became more vivid and I began to see actually people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    If I could read people's minds it would have saved me from so many awkward situations, especially with boys omg. I can never tell when they like me or are just flirting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 11

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    I feel as though the number of emotions one reacts to has dwindled in this generation. When one is happy, others take notice, and might walk over and speak to them. When one is...
    Batfan101 Batfan101 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Have you ever hugged someone soo tight and felt that theres no place you would rather be? Then you just look up into their eyes and see forever.? I just had an experience like that...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wanna have the power to fly or teleport so I could visit my girlfriend when ever we needed each other
    GrimmSugar GrimmSugar 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    ALERT. THOSE SENSITIVE TO POMPOUS SELF AGGRANDISEMENT SHOULD READ NO FURTHER. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. ...words. Powerful indeed. Language is what defines us. Makes us human. Even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I make constant eye contact with people. I think it's respectful and shows that you are truly interested in that person and what they have to say... Work those eyes, folks...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Apr 28

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