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countrykaren

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About countrykaren

  • Rank
    Gold Member
  • Birthday 06/18/1966

Personal Details

  • Gender
    Sister
  • First Name
    Karen
  • Displayed Location
    Perth Western australia
  • Publisher
    Yes
  • Baptized
    Yes 7th November 1987

How I Found the Truth

  • How I found the Truth
    My mum and dad started to study when i was 10 and then got baptised when i was 11. I saw the change the truth had made to our very unhappy life as kids and it was a lovely change. Got baptised when i was 21. Married a brother in the truth and had 3 beautiful children which i brought up in the truth, my husband had a drinking problem that eventuated in dis-fellowshiping twice. In the end he wouldn't come back and started smoking and drinking into a drunk state every night. I finally couldn't live any longer in this way and me and the kids left after 22 yrs of marriage. Now i didn't rely on Jehovah and had a breakdown, ended up talking to a man that kept me sain, but i was unhappy and disassociated myself. My ex became violent and this resorted to my children getting retraining orders .. I eventually was divorced after trying to make my marriage work. He didnt want too. (very sad) he moved in with a lady and i and my children were picked up and looked after by a man who was bought up in the truth but left for 20yrs...in time i got married. I was reinstated on the 4th of December 2012. My husband is no longer a brother in the truth sadly. My older children are both happily married and spiritually strong with there partners. Things haven't been good in the last year sadly and verbal abuse and threatening to hit me is a constant fear. But I love Jehovah and I have to think of my 10year old daughter who has now developed nervous twitches, noises and jerks. She can't control it when she gets scared. So it's one day at a time again. I will wait for Jehovah to direct my steps as I'm having a few weeks rest byte with my parents.

My Hobbies & Interests

  • My Interests
    gardening, sewing and spiritual things. Home schooling.
  • My favorite books
    the bible
  • My favorite music
    old and new ones
  • My favorite movies
    Agatha Christie, inspector poriot
  • My favorite quotes
    be honest in all things. Always smile it doesn't hurt but it can bring a smile too others

Recent Profile Visitors

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  1. I love this song so much thanks [emoji120] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Can’t see English? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. This scripture got me through a big operation a sister told me to remember but I got the scripture mixed up for this one Jehovah knew I needed this one thanking Jehovah for this scripture again Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Exciting times Im doing personal study on Gods kingdom rules chapter 21 again slowly writing it out listening to the app on media read so interesting [emoji1317][emoji173]️ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Hi Karen!   That's me waving hi!

  6. having trouble downloading my 2017 do not give up convention have the link to watch which expires on the 15th so downloaded it. and put it on a usb Lexar stick. unable to see anything and even on my computer its there but not able to open and use says there is a security problem file:///C:/Users/Admin/Desktop/2017%20regional%20convention/Regional%20Convention%20-%20Friday%20Afternoon.mp4.q2ygejf.partial

    1. Old

      Old

      Did you download all six sessions? Do you have an MP4 player on your PC?

    2. Myew

      Myew

      A .partial file is one that didn't finish downloading. :< Perhaps you closed the browser before it finished, or there might be a problem with your internet connection? I can't know by any means without seeing what happened in person. I hope someone in your congregation can help you to get the convention downloaded!

  7. countrykaren

    cat litter

    I know a dog who ate cat litter and is still alive! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Hahaha!!! Well I have a tendency to be accident prone I got my tongue stuck in the freezer, I tried tick a broken Icepole and my tongue got stuck mum had to pour water in it to get it off and my taste buds got left in the freezer I felt terrible but mum said it's ok luv I did the same thing a few years ago too [emoji15] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Awesome I homeschool my youngest at the moment been doing it for 15?yrs and found each child different. Currently my daughter is having difficulty with pie= 3.14 find that hands on is best for eg: a cake tin i asked her to trace on bakibg paper the outside of the bottom of the tin. She cut it out. Placed it in the bottom i then said how much do we need to do the sides i measured the height. I said how long do we need to do the length to go around it? She guessed i said measure across the middle how many centimetres is it she said 10cm I said it's roughly 10cm x 3 which is 30cm but I said there is a little bit extra needed maybe 1cm to cover totally. Then she said what is 3.14 or pie needed. I said because if you know the diameter of a circle and you times it by 3.14 you will get the exact answer. Some kids you can just tell them other children need physical proof and why it's necessary and then they get it just a little thought for Aussie maths grade 6 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. countrykaren

    Anyone from Australia here?

    I'm from Perth Western Australia Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. I am a home schooling parent started doing it in 1998 and on my last child now my oldest is 28 and extremely happy she was home schooled she is smart and actually has common sense she doesn't like internet thimngd but can use them I believe in balance in all things times tables are very important I was not smart but have learnt more and more every day ! I love the simple pleasures my children have shown me and am truly grateful that Jehovah has blessed me to be able to teach study and laugh with my precious children a gift from Jehovah I would adopt any child it's hard but truly satisfyingly [emoji173]️ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. One of my basic necessities of life! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. countrykaren

    Angels

    I think if we were Moses we would have been frightened as the thought of the Israelites listening to Jehovah's voice sent them into fear so they asked Moses to speak for him. I know I would drop dead with fright!!! I don't mean that in a negative either it gives me goosebumps pondering on this [emoji4][emoji173]️ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. The picture is very good I love how Jehovah has placed these visual aids so we can see it more clearly! I pondering on the picture only seeing to angels in the sky after a few minutes I saw the massive crown of angels it is very effective [emoji4] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. countrykaren

    How Did You Find jwtalk.net?

    I was on yahoo answers and a sister originally from Africa living in Russia was on there too so I come to find the spiritual blessing of jw forum as I love learning more of Jehovah's spiritual refreshment everyday [emoji120][emoji4][emoji173]️ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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