I’m thankful for Ya’ll

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msnobody
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I’m thankful for Ya’ll

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Last Thursday I spent the day with my natural family and my church family, and had a wonderful day. The day wasn’t complete until I checked in on my online family. I realized how especially blessed I am to have you all in my life— blessed beyond measure. I’m so not deserving, but thankful. So, thank ya’ll for being here. I am grateful for you.
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And he made from one man every nation of mankind… having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us.
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Thanks weaps. I’m glad you’re here.
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Ah Weaps... you are a wonderful part of our online fam!
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Hope all is going well, and also continues to go well!
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msnobody wrote:
Tue Feb 01, 2022 2:31 am
Last Thursday I spent the day with my natural family and my church family, and had a wonderful day. The day wasn’t complete until I checked in on my online family. I realized how especially blessed I am to have you all in my life— blessed beyond measure. I’m so not deserving, but thankful. So, thank ya’ll for being here. I am grateful for you.
Joyfully,
Msnobody aka weaps

Isn't it an amazing journey that brought us all here? Nearly 23 years ago I made my first post with the help of one of my kids because I didn't know anything about how to do it, what a message board was, or if people could actually read what I typed.

Some guy asked a question and I answered it.

There are people on this board with whom I discuss things openly that I really don't know anyone in real life who wants to talk about them. There are people on this board with whom I discuss things privately because I know which person I want to share news with or ask a question of because it falls into their area or their personality suits it or we have a dialogue that fits the issue and I know they'll be perfectly honest with me because those are the folks I like most and the only people I trust here.

Weaps you have no idea how much you keep me in tow on a board like this. I can't tell you how many times I hammered out a post where I went total Jersey and said. "Oh no, what if Weaps reads that?" So I go back into the post and modify the um, language. It's not that I think you are critical of me, it's because you set an example for me. The example that the Lord gives me about how he wants me to be in contrast to how I really am...because you know I always shrug it off with "Well heck, the Lord knows who I am." But the thing is, He doesn't want me to stay that way and I know it. I know it more when I read your posts. When I know you are here. There's no question in my mind but that the Lord brought us all here. People can call it coincidence and that's totally fine with me. I simply believe otherwise.

I think we rub off on each other in various ways. Mostly good ways! We show each other something new and teach each other.

If I tried to make a list of all the things the individuals in this community have been through at different times, it would take pages and pages and pages. Or how the community came together for a person in need. Or how someone shared good news or sad news with me behind the scenes...or when I shared the same with them. It would take forever.

I'm so happy how I bumped into you on Z! What a ride that was! Keep riding with us!

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It has indeed been an amazing journey over the past 20 or so years. I had asked a question and a person who posted on ZLMB started a thread and invited me to read the responses, and participate. That was my first experience with a discussion board and I was concerned about remaining anonymous. That’s why I had a username no one could even figure out what it said and just shortened it to weaps. I even had to stop to think what order to type the letters of the username when I’d login.

All I can say is that the past 20+ years of participation has brought me great joy, because of the people I’ve met and forged friendships with, whom I may or may not meet in person. I think participation over the years has served to make me who I am today. Like you, I don’t think it is coincidence, but that the Lord brought us all together for His purpose and plan.

I know I’ve certainly had to sensor myself and my posts over the years, yet I feel like I can be me here, even the me with all the flaws and struggles this life throws at us. I feel like being here has grown me and disciplined me in a lot of ways.
And he made from one man every nation of mankind… having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us.
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