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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

In-love's are leaving
acai juice is staying


(sniff...sniff)

They leave today.

I can't believe it. It's gone by so fast, it's been unreal. We still have so much yet to do. So many things we had plans for. We never made it to Tarpon Springs. They'll just have to come back, soon, soon, soon...and that's all there is to it.

Last night we utilized our movie pass privilege as we do so often (our son works at Cobb Theatres) and the guys went to see Pink Panther and the girls went to see Confessions of a Shopaholic. It was great!

We are having lunch with Dustin and them, and then we will head to the airport and back to the church for "life as usual"...well, as usual as it can be in our household.

While here my mother in law has gotten me hooked on acai, pomegranate, and blueberry juices. She drinks 8 oz of the "Fusion V-8 stuff everyday and swears she has lost over 30 pounds because of it. Geez, if that was all there was to it, why didn't somebody tell me?! Anyway, I have started drinking it but actually not for the weight loss. Seriously. Really, stop laughing...I mean it. I noticed on the bottle it talked about antioxidants and the fact that there are 5 vegetables and 5 juices in every serving. That's pretty amazing.

Honestly on WW it is difficult to get in all five of each every single day. Doing it this way would actually accomplish that, health wise. I have gotten a lot more serious about my health these days...even more than my weight. Actually I'm sort of hoping the more serious I get about my health that the weight thing will fall more into line. Another thing about these juices is that they taste GREAT. I would not be drinking them if they didn't. I don't eat or drink ANYTHING I don't like. Fortunately or unfortunately depending on how you want to look at it -- I don't meet many things I don't like to eat or drink. But honestly these juices are really amazing tasting and the other day at the Brandon Mall I even had some frozen yogurt that was acai flavored and it was great.

Just a note to try them...you might like them.



Comments

Anonymous said…
Those do sound good!!! I'll have to give them a try...ugh. Weight Watchers. Don't remind me. It's been three weeks since my last confession...I mean, weigh-in, LOL!! And I am not looking forward to tomorrow in the slightest...
Web Designer said…
I've heard before that it really does help in weight loss! I didn't believe it 'till now so now I'm going to have to go to the store tomorrow and buy me some :-) It's awesome that you have such an incredible relationship with your in-laws - very rare!

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