Valentine’s Day Dilemma
By: Rick Boxx
February 14, 2013
Bob’s retail floral business is seasonal with Valentine’s Day being his biggest day of the year. One of his biggest decisions each year is how much inventory to buy prior to Valentine’s Day.
With perishable inventory he runs the risk of being overly optimistic. If the expected sales don’t materialize he could end up with maxed out credit lines and unused flowers.
If he’s too conservative he could lose out on increased profits and risk losing customers. It requires wisdom that can only come from God.
James 1:5-6 teaches, “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.”
If you have a tough decision to make, do your research, but also seek God’s wisdom.
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