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Giving Rewards

Monday, July 28, 2014

Partially to tuck away that last blog, I'm posting another right away that is a little more positive.

What does a reward minus a few gifts equal? More reward.

How can that be? Well, in hard numbers it looks like this:
$20 - $4.50 - $5 - $10.50 = Feeling rewarded

*I spent $4.50 buying a stranger coffee and breakfast, since all he could afford was the free water.
*I spent 2 hours with a dog that was running loose in the streets, and gave a neighborhood kid $5 after he recognized the dog and without hesitation ran down the street to show me where it lived.
*I spent $10.50 on a leash while I was waiting for the owners to call me back since they weren't home, and I was afraid the doggy needed water or treats or to go potty.

They gave me $20 when the dog was finally home. I tried to refuse it, but he insisted. It wasn't until later that I realized it was the perfect dollar amount for the gifts I freely gave to others. And yet, I am still the one who feels bestowed a gift. It may sound cliched or cheesy, but it's true.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MCJULIEO 8/18/2014 10:25AM

    What a wonderful story!

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MIMULUSBUG 8/4/2014 8:25AM

    AMEN SISTA!!!!

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MANLEYSANDY 7/31/2014 2:08PM


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LISAN0415 7/31/2014 4:22AM

    I always find that when do our best to give to others, God blesses us 3 times that!


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RUDITUDI2000 7/30/2014 10:13PM

    AWWW I love this story! Thanks for sharing that is sooo sweet of you to lovingly care for this cute doggie!

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DEBPRE16 7/29/2014 5:55PM


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ASHESS85 7/29/2014 9:04AM

    awwww you helped in some many ways! I've seen some people walk or drive right by a stray dog. I always stop, no matter what! emoticon

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KALISWALKER 7/28/2014 9:48AM

    What a great pay it forward!

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LINTPICKER 7/28/2014 9:19AM

    God blesses!! Great!

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ONCEUPONABOD 7/28/2014 8:51AM


You're AWESOME! I enjoyed both your blogs! You have courage and heart!

We will SUCCEED in our quest for health & fitness as long as we persevere! And, this much I can tell you, we're NOT quitters! We're DONE Girls! Let's get it DONE! I'm so DONE with my extra pounds and excuses. Can't wait to resume the journey with you my Sparktacular friend!

Yours truly,
Julie :o)

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SNOOPYLINKOS 7/28/2014 7:39AM

    What cute little ears! You are his hero!

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ICECUB 7/28/2014 6:55AM

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