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i am blessed

Someone asked me today how many years I have been involved with Bible Memory. It all began back in a camper. In 1988, I counseled for the first time. In just a few years we are looking at 30 years. I am blessed. I wouldn't trade my experiences during BMC for anything! God has will always be good. So busy today, I didn't take any photos...but I am sweating so much I don't want to carry my phone in my pocket, either. :) Maybe tomorrow. As for now, let me rest in knowing we had a wonderful day. A day where God was glorified, kids had fun, and all here were blessed.


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Not at all.
Never has been, really.

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