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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

I woke up this morning feelin' fine

Did the spa thing again this morning - set my alarm a little before my family woke up and went through the same routine I did last night and wow, it was great. I will set the alarm again to do the same thing before we have to leave in the morning. It's worth it.

This afternoon our family went to lunch to Friendly's. We don't have it in Tampa and it's one place we really love. I was very good to myself health wise and while the rest of my family had the customary burgers and premium full fat ice cream, I had a turkey burger and a salad...and no ice cream. I was proud of myself.

Tonight we went to Arabian Nights which is a horse show and it was a special one for the Christmas holidays. It was very entertaining. At this point Jordan and Savanna are at the pool til' late night and Dustin has gone back to Tampa because he has work in the morning.

We did some very fun and refreshing activities today which were very needed.

I did however have some stressful situations today to deal with aside from all of the above. I did wake up this morning feeling more than fine but then a few things happened that basically made me feel in a way that would be difficult for even a wordsmith like me to describe. So I won't try. But this shouldn't surprise anyone -- the enemy never takes a holiday especially from my life. The devil never leaves anybody alone who is actually doing something. I've learned that so maybe I should consider myself blessed to actually be somebody accomplishing something? Really, aside from all the refreshment today my heart is dealing with lot. If you are just happening on this blog for the first time, ignore that I just said this but for anybody who is a good friend of mine reading this just say my name in prayer. Thank you my friends.

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