How have you paid it forward in your lifetime thus far?

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (7 posts)
  1. moneyfairy profile image72
    moneyfairyposted 5 years ago

    How have you paid it forward in your lifetime thus far?

    What have you done to pay it forward thus far in your life? Helping at a soup kitchen, mentoring another???Just curious how you have paid it forward. Look forward to hearing from you.

  2. atechwiz profile image71
    atechwizposted 5 years ago

    One day in the middle of summer as I was driving out in the country I came across an elderly man with a flat tire.  He was drenched in perspiration and as I recall he was still working on trying to get the lug nuts off on the flat.  I pulled over and asked him if I could change his flat tire for him.  He tried to pay me as I recall but I declined.  I was just happy to help.  I knew his family (I don't think he knew me) and I knew that they would be glad that someone had stopped to help him.  I was actually reluctant to share this story because I certainly did not do it for attention.  I decided to share it to be able to say that I sure wish we lived in an enviroment where people were not afraid to help one another.  Now, when travelling with my children I would be reluctant to stop to help a stranger.  If it were just me maybe, but if my kids were with me...  I just find it sad.

    1. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      How awesome are you!!!! What a wonderful story!!! Never be ashamed of the good you do for others!!!! You have a wonderful giving spirit!!! I wish there were more like you in the world!! Keep on doing...never stop!!!

    2. atechwiz profile image71
      atechwizposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I am not ashamed of it.  I just don't want it to seem like I am bragging about it.  We should help each other not for fame or attention but because it is the right thing to do.

    3. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for being real and caring about someone other than yourself> You are awesome!!!

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 5 years ago

    When I was quite young I read something that expressed the thought that the BEST thing you can do in the world is to do something nice or helpful for someone without telling ANYONE about it.
    If someone  found out later that was OK-- but if you told anyone, your pure, good intention was cancelled out. 
    I, myself, cannot really totally recall paying anything forward--  except for ultility bills when I know I will be out of town for awhile. smile
    Pay it forward-- and forget it.

    1. moneyfairy profile image72
      moneyfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Rochelle for your answer.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)