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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

Weekend Wrap Up



Yesterday we had a great day at church. Larry preached like a man on fire! Seriously, he was off his chain. We had a choir lunch and rehearsal for Easter afterwards. I was really ready to blow off steam afterwards and do something. Not that anything was stressful or bad - it was a great day. I just needed to relax. I came home and biked 5 miles. I never do that on a Sunday but yesterday just felt like it. I push myself hard however there are moments going down a hill on a beautiful day that it's just heaven.

I came home and showered and cleaned up again and since Savanna was sleeping over at Britney's last night we had the night to ourselves and we went to dinner and a movie. We went to see Duplicity starring Julia Roberts and Clive Owen. I didn't like the movie but Larry did. Dustin said they have gotten a lot of complaints about the movie at the theatre and a lot of people said it was "too complicated." I agree. However none of that really matters -- I just had a great time being with Larry. I woke up at one point after Lord knows how long with my head on his chest, having been sound asleep. I rarely if ever fall asleep at the movies but it was boring me and I was running on 3 hours sleep the night before and an incredibly busy morning at church.

I've got a super busy week this week, but it's going to be all good! We're going to make it a great one in Tampa Bay!

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