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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

Why I ride my bike everyday


I just came back from my daily bike ride. How exhiliarating. I thought I'd share with you 10 reasons I love doing this everyday and make time for it. (If I don't bike, I walk.) Okeey dokey, here we go...

1) Fat loves to stick to me. I have to ride it off. No kidding if I eat a piece of candy I might as well tape it to my butt because that's where it's going to show up anyway. If I didn't ride my bike I'd be twice as big.

2) I love to feel the wind on my face.

3) I love to be by myself and ride and think.

4) God meets me on the bike. We talk.

5) I love to pedal fast but I also like to coast and just check out the sights. Trees. Flowers. Lakes. The Sky. Sprinklers. Clouds. The Sunset. Rain. You name it, I love it!

6) I love to work my legs and make them stronger. Might come in handy if I have to kick any unruly people. LOL Just kidding. Honestly, I do like toning my legs as much as possible. And Larry? He really likes it. :-)

7) Although I like walking, it's more fun than walking.

8) I like to pick up speed and go fast down hills.

9) It makes me feel like a kid again. (I loved riding my bike growing up.)

10) My neighborhood is great for bike riding and I take advantage of it.

Try it sometime if you haven't done it in a while - you'll enjoy biking, I can almost guarantee it!

Comments

Anonymous said…
I use to love riding my bike too...but we left our bikes behind when we moved to the Northwest. Now I'm regretting it. I hate exercizing if I know I'm exercizing, but I love bike riding because I can trick myself into thinking it's just for fun!!! I want a beautiful pink beach bike to cruise around on!!! I guess I need to start saving my $$$
Sharon said…
Tim and I purchased bikes not quite a couple of weeks ago. We've been biking together each night since we've purchased them. I've been meaning to blog about it, as my Mom is waiting to see a picture, etc. So, you'll be hearing about my adventures...soon. :-)
Cassandra said…
I know. Barak has gotten into biking and is supposed to have my tire fixed this week so i can start riding in the mornings and get to losing some weight and getting back in shape. I too enjoy walking but its nice to have something to switch it up with.
Deborah said…
Dear breath of fresh air, please pray for my beloved africa, the people in Zim are dying!!!!

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