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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

Sunday/Monday in review...

Today was a busy day at work and I was so incredibly tired after beach day yesterday but I did manage to get a lot done. We also went out to lunch at Logan's for Cathy's birthday. Good times! After work Larry wanted to see a movie tonight so we went to see "My Life in Ruins." I love Nia Vardalos...beautiful, talented actress and besides that she's Greek! :) After getting home from the movie at about 10:00 PM I took Maddie for a late walk. We went about one mile. Unfortunately she was a real booger and decided to squirm out of her collar and run. Two men who were standing outside helped me run her down and put her collar on and tighten it. She scared me to pieces...don't wanna go through that again. It's the first time she ever did that to me while on a walk. I'll be even more careful...can't imagine anything happening to my sweet Maddie.

We took 400 photos at the beach yesterday. (Yes, literally) But here are just a few...I'll try to post more later. What a beautiful day! Couldn't have been better. And did I mention we baptized 16 people?

Cece Mackley

Emmy & Jordan


Jordan


Larry & Tom (getting ready to baptize)

Justin after baptism


Yesenia being baptized

Miguel being baptized

Took a picture of this guy riding an ultralight at sunset...cool.

Sat on the beach and watched the sunset...beautiful as usual.


Comments

Aaron said…
You are so blessed! Love the pic of little Cece, so cute! The one of Emmy and Jordan looks like the one you take out of the frame before you put your own in. :-)
Sharon said…
Awesome! *sigh* I wish I could have been there for this most special, precious, and blessed day! I miss you - all - and love you so much!!!!
Anonymous said…
Thanks for sharing this most special day! You make us want to move to FL and join your church!!!
Ruth, PA
Aaron, I know -- aren't they just like models? I say it and I'm "the Mom" but I know I'm not just partial when other people say it too. :)

Shari, wish you could have been here too.

Ruth, come on down!

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