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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

Making it a great day...



Today I slept in which was amazingly wonderful. Teeb and I stayed up late spending time together which is my fav thing to do especially on a Friday night. When I woke up this morning I went out on my bike and intended on doing about 3 miles minimum, 5 maximum but ended up doing more! I was having such a great time I just didn't come home for a while. It helped that I had my Zune loaded with a bunch of new songs. That was the best part of my day just out on my bike.

After sitting on the patio for a while reading my bible I got showered and cleaned up and started my work for the day which entailed some finishing touches on my teaching and things for tomorrow, making a huge dish for tomorrow's choir dinner, doing a few loads of clothes, and general cleaning of the house. I'm still not done and have a ways to go but I just needed a short blogging break so here I am. Looking forward to having everything squared away in a few hours so I can snuggle up with Teeb, probably watch at least one short show or Fox News, spend some time together and go to sleep, expecting a great day tomorrow.

Today I did a lot of mundane things but it was a really good day. I once heard Martha Tennison say, "God is more in the mundane than the miraculous." I choose to make it a great day!

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