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recently fearful of my own shadow.

by BananaPancakes1 on September 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I've recently been given the position of a life-group leader at my school, which means i get five younger students to mentor. one is a freshman, three are in eighth grade,and one's in seventh. i'm super excited for the opportunity to make a difference and minister in these kids' lives, but i am afraid because i don't wanna steer them wrong.


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