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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

Max & Maddie out and about...

Max taking driving lessons

Maddie and Magoo Torres taking a snooze together, during her time with them while we were in Gatlinburg.  We are so grateful for Cathy and David Torres and the Heather and Troy Mayercak who took Maddie and Max and treated them as their very own during our time away.  They even did facebook photo albums while we were gone so we could see what our "babies" were up to! 

 
Max with Ashley Mayercak

I knew Max would be a bit of a challenge for them -- he is so sweet and loving, and snuggles and sleeps until the cows come home, BUT.........he makes such a mess when you're not looking!  Every day I clean up dirt from plants, shredded paper, trash cans he has gotten into or knocked over, and...he is still very much getting the hang of potty training.  :)   So, Max keeps us on our toes, but he is so sweet, I don't know what we ever did without him, except have a lot more time that we were not cleaning up messes. 

Maddie with Sugar Ray Torres - they just love to play together...aren't they just ADORABLE?!


My little Maxie is the most cuddly dog EVER.  He's perfect to take naps with...seriously, if you ever want the most wonderful napping companion ever, we will lend you Max for an afternoon rainy day.

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