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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

Raining on the inside


Bad night last night.

Painful.

God has scheduled the sun to rise this morning and I hope for something better. I do hope in the Lord and continue to place my trust in Him.


Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” ~ Lance Armstrong


At times like this it's good that:

1) I am a woman of God who goes by the Word of God.

2) I don't have money for a train or plane ticket.

Comments

Anonymous said…
I am praying for you!
Ruth, PA
Melissa said…
Praying for you my friend!
Sharon said…
I love you, Deanna!
Oh I so completely understand! Praying for you my friend...
Debbie W said…
It's so hard for me to see you suffering! I feel your pain, I'm so praying for you to feel better! I love you!!!
Thanks everybody...things are going a little bit better. I wish I could get my home life and church life in sync. Just when things really get going at chuch it seems like things fall apart at home...and it's been that way for a few days. Just being honest...

I thank you for your prayers and love.

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