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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

Blast from the past


From time to time I've decided to do these "blast from the past" posts here on the blog. They will just include things from the past I want to share. This is a photo from way back when my boys were just a little beyond the ankle-biter stage, in fact Jordan may have still been in it. Wait, um, he's 17 and may still be in it. (GRIN) Dustin wouldn't have the energy to bite ankles, but Jordan is still always trying to wrestle with me or anyone brave enough to take him on.

Time sure does fly.

I never thought I'd miss those days, but I do.

Thing I miss most? Naps with them. No, not them alone, me laying down and taking one with them. There is no more precious memory other than rocking them, which I also miss.

Larry and I had to do the show last night til 3 am. I knew I'd be zonked and may not have energy to post. In fact I am sleeping right now, I guarantee it. So I pre-sceduled this to post and will more than likely get up by noon since we probably went to Waffle House and got home at 5 am. At least that is what we usually do.

We did not get the garage done yesterday. We were so tired.

Comments

Deborah said…
The only thing missing was yellow when I saw that purple outfit I remembered the times we all wore purple and yellow in the late 80's
but a cute pic anyway. hope you got to sleep really late today and that you are all ready to get your outfits and things ready for tomorrows service. gee I have been reading your blog too long, I seem to know what you do on a saturday evening. love you
DaNella Auten said…
I like your new header, who designed it for you?
I designed it myself. :-)
Anonymous said…
Hey Deanna,
Love the hair-do! Ha! and the color too!

Those were the days! Your kids were adorable at that age. Where did they go?

I look at pics of our girls and miss them at those ages. I'll just have to wait for the grandchildren....

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