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Tcvancoops last won the day on May 4 2015

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    Grew up in the Truth, but made it my own!

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  1. Brother gave a good one in today’s talk: Some people may remember when a man fired a shot gun at an original Leonardo DaVinci painting. The museum didn’t simply throw the painting away now that it was ruined. Instead, the took the time to restore the painting! Likewise, we all have some form of shrapnel that damages us, many even many damaged spots. However, Jehovah doesn’t throw us away, but takes the time to put us back together.
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    2. Tortuga


      I was thinking of posting a dot but they all look the same, I want to find the best looking one.. 

    3. tekmantwo


      Been missing you Van. There is a thread talking about dawgs and I immediately thought 'hey, where's our resident expert?'..


      Hope you are doing well....

    4. Tcvancoops


      I’ve just decided to be less talkative 

  3. I know I haven’t been on here for a long time, but my friend is in need of prayers.  A sister in my hall as autoimmune disease and she’s having a health scare today, so she’s going to the doctor.  Please pray for her to have strength and courage, and for things to work out to the best outcome.  Thank you!

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    2. Katty


      Good your friend is ok. I hope your Grampy gets better soon. So many things happening these days.

    3. hatcheckgirl


      Hi Van!

      Prayers for you and your friend, and I'm glad you popped back in.  We're here to support, in favourable times, in troublesome times 💕

    4. GrumpysWife


      😟 glad he's better!

  4. mutterseelenallein

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    2. GrumpysWife


      Keep your chin up dear sister. We care, wish there were more I could do. PM me if you need someone to talk to. 

    3. Gregexplore


      Hope you feel encouraged by coming to this forum.

    4. Vinnie


      The gift of presence. Although we can't be there in person, know that we are there in spirit and you are in our prayers. Yes, we pray specifically just for you too that Jehovah is watching over you ever second of every minute.


      What cannot be cured, must be endured. Make yourself your own project. Get to know yourself better so you can love yourself as you are. Do things for you, yourself and no one else and feel ok and happy that you are worth it. 


      Regardless of how you feel, you are very valuable to Jehovah. Be like Hanna and pour yourself out in prayer  like a drink offering to Jehovah and make him your best friend forever.


      And, Don't Give Up.   




  5. :zipmouth:

    1. Omoyeme


      A penny for your thoughts? :)

    2. Miss Bea

      Miss Bea

      Morning, how are you doing, sis?

    3. normaclutter


      are you unzipping the lips or zipping the lips?


  6. Speaker last Sunday gave an illustration for James 1:22 about what it’s like to be hearers of the word and not doers. Being hearers of the word is like having the most delicious looking 5 star meal....in your mind. It’s a nice dream, but you can’t get the nutrients from it. To be doers of the word, we not only can eat this amazing meal, but we get all the benefits from it.
  7. Today's talk had a cute illustration for Matthew 7:7-"Keep on asking, and it will be given to you; keep on seeking, and you will find; keep on knocking, and it will be opened to you." The speaker said, "this reminds me of Fruit Roll Ups." (For those of you who don't know what that is, it's a fruity sweet snack for kids...and me lol). The brother said when he was little, his parents were opposed of letting the kids have much sweets, but they would allow them to have Fruit Roll Ups. So when they went shopping at the grocery store, he would ask over and over for the snack. He'd tugged on his mom's clothes, and he would run to the produce aisle and grab it, and ask again. Sometimes he'd sneak it into the shopping cart, or "if you're really smart you sneak it onto the conveyor belt as everything is being scanned". That's what kids do when they earnestly want something. It seems like nothing can swayed them otherwise. So when we're praying, and we're seeking God, don't give up! Keep on asking! Be earnest in your prayers! It takes effort, not only to pray, but to live by our prayers. By showing we're putting in the work to have good standing, and show how much we love Jehovah. In the end, our efforts will be rewarded.
  8. Finally!  I'm at the happiest I've ever been!  My dark, gloomy self is finally coming into the light!  Hope in Jehovah, be courageous and strong of heart!  Yes hope in Jehovah!

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    2. Luezette


      I'm sooo very happy for you!! :hugs:

    3. Roberto Flores

      Roberto Flores

      Great Jehovah will give you all you need

    4. Manny2186


      Keep shining brightly Van! :sunshine: We have to keep a positive outlook for the future and trust in Jehovah. Stay in that light Van and taste and see what is good with Jehovah, He wants us to be Happy, Jehovah is a happy God! I'm Happy for you also Van! :backflip:

  9. Tcvancoops

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    It's all good. I forget sometimes that not all people are obsessed dog lovers like me lol
  10. Tcvancoops

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    The boy is the dog
  11. Tcvancoops

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    My boy and I ready for the memorial this year. (Sorry it's sideways. I don't know how to fix that on my iPad)
  12. Tcvancoops

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    No, he's full blooded.
  13. Tcvancoops

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    My chihuahua, Cooper, with his girlfriend, Leah! side note: I have arachnophobia, so I literally screamed when I saw the greg's spider picture lol. Can't wait until the new system when that fear is gone!
  14. I am so thankful for all of the friends who have comforted me and helped with during my recent struggles.  Jehovah has humbled me, and I finally feel like I got my attitude adjusted and feel peace. Thank you Jehovah!  Thank you friends!  Thank you for not giving up on me!

    1. Beggar for the Spirit

      Beggar for the Spirit

      Hi Sister Van,

      That was touching what you wrote, it shows that you have a grateful and an appreciative heart which is sometimes hard to find in this world. I am glad you are finding some peace! :)

      And thank you for showing such a humble attitude also, you provide a good example for each of us.  If you ever feel like posting your recent story about what has brought these good and positive changes, I think all of us would enjoy reading it. Take good care of yourself! :)

    2. Tcvancoops


      Yea, I might post the full story tomorrow!

    3. Roberto Flores

      Roberto Flores

      I'm glad to hear how you feel, I hope you enjoy these days.
      Please read Psalm 73:25

  15. Just when I start to feel fine, I get hit with a massive dose of hopelessness.

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    2. Lance


      7.) Develop a hopelessness go bag ...  be prepared for it ahead of time 

    3. booboo


      Hope you are doing better.




    4. Roberto Flores

      Roberto Flores

      I like it your post

      don´t give up


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