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What To Do First to Make a Profit

The PF Women Team at our Annual Team Retreat  ~ 2018 Today on Seth Godin's blog, he said: It's tempting to decide to make a profit first, then invest in training, people, facilities, promotion, customer service and most of all, doing important work. In general, though, it goes the other way. Yes, it does. If you are waiting to make a profit before you do these things, in my experience you're  not going to make a profit. So many organizations, ministries and churches are struggling with financial issues. I know your pain. As anyone who follows our story knows, our ministry was in a ton of debt four years ago when I came on as director.  Since that time, we've gotten out of debt and turned a profit every year.  God has done amazing things through out team, for which we give Him the glory! I find that what Seth is saying here is absolutely true, with one disclaimer. For Christian leaders, spiritual disciplines must always be first. Before we started inve

Like Father, Like Son


Two men in my life are driving me crazy. 

Here I sit hours from this outreach. And what am I doing? Trying to find Dustin's suit pants. He lost them. 

Funny, I can't remember ever losing my suit pants, skirt, or jacket - but my guys do it ALL THE TIME. Since I'm the one that always gets their clothes ready, this is VERY STRESSFUL. Tracking down their outfits, their ties, their belts, their shoes, it can be a full time job. And I don't need ANOTHER FT job. I already have two...or more. 

So unless I find Dustin's suit pants I have no idea how we are going to sing together tonight. I was looking for them til 1 am, some of the time in the dark. Why me? Well, he had to get up to leave for school at 6:30 am, Larry had to leave early for the funeral and I'm the last one leaving this morning.

But otherwise, you tell me? Why do I keep doing these things? Because it seems I'm the one in the family that cares about it. 

Any of you people reading out there today, please pray that I find Dustin's suit pants. I have a lot to do today and if I could find them sooner rather than later, it would make my world a lot easier.

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