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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

Five healthy and low fat things I really like

I try my best to eat healthy although I fail at times.    But I thought today I would share some of my favorite healthy things and if you haven't tried them, give them a try: 
1)  Kashi Island Vanilla Whole Wheat Biscuits Cereal - my favorite!  So far I can only find this at Publix.  I really wish they sold it at Sweetbay which is where I shop most often.

2)  Chobani Greek Yogurt.  Great stuff.  Tasted it in Sam's the first time and fell in love with it.   Savanna and I are crazy about this -- the boys still like the Yoplait "Thick & Creamy" brand even though they are Greek!  (I'm 50% greek, making my boys 25% greek...LOL)

3)  I get a big bag of frozen blueberries from Sam's club.  It's a resealable bag.  In the morning sometimes I make a smoothie with one small container of vanilla lowfat yogurt, 1/2 a banana and throw in a small amount (maybe 1/4 to 1/2 c) blueberries, and about 7 pieces of ice, blend thoroughly and enjoy.  I also keep these blueberries on hand to throw into pancake batter.  I also smash about 1/2 to 1 whole banana and include it in the pancake batter.  Just blend thoroughly and make like any other pancake.  I don't use syrup -- don't need to,  it's amazingly tasty.

 4) I always have a Special K cereal bar in my purse.   I enjoy all the many flavors.

5)  Laughing cow cheese.  I eat the original low fat swiss.  So good on a reduced fat cracker.

p.s.  I will be posting an update on Maddie later today. 


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