The Colonel's Motivational/Inspirational Quotes and Message of the Day!


Today’s Message is: “Steering Day!” Why Not?

The Colonel’s Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day!


Good “Saturday!” Morning “Burroughs’ Posse,” and all great connections. Welcome from the “Eagle’s Nest” on the road, on the Harley for the “RIPRIDE4Vets 2021” in Chicago, IL! — 19 June 2021!

Day 16 of the "RIPRIDE4Vets 2021" – Over 8,000 miles booked already with Day 16 in the history books. Arrived in Plymouth, MN just in time for lunch with two great warriors that I’ve had the pleasure of deploying with and serving with in the military MAJ (Ret) Brian Schoonover and COL (Ret) John Rosnow. Closed out the day with a long ride southeast to Chicago, IL where Bella and I had dinner with our daughter Madalyn Burroughs, Jairo Orondo, and Diane Barenat a great restaurant. (See Pictures below)


Day 17 of 21 – Big day today as I depart Chicago, IL headed for my hometown of Washington, IL and then off to Kewanee, IL to Reiman’s Harley Davidson to pick up some riders and then off to an event at the Psycho Silo Saloon in Langley, IL. When that event is over headed down to COL (Ret) John P. Edwards, Former Commander of the 357th Aviation Detachment back in 1977 and his wife Jackie Edwards. My final resting place will close to Simpson, IL to visit with and hopefully have dinner with COL (Ret) Carl Whicker. Long Day 17, with (4) days remaining



Today’s Message is: “Steering Day!” Why Not?


“My objective is to steer everyone to the link down below to learn more about the ‘RIPRIDE4Vets 2021’ and see all the great ‘warriors’ I’ve met along the way this year – did I steer everyone in the right direction?" — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs


There will be NO “Warriors for Life” TONIGHT. The Colonel has a full day of riding on the “RIPRIDE4Vets 2021,” but will be back in full fashion the following Saturday.


To learn about RIP Medical Debt and the "RIPRIDE4Vets 2021" go to RallyPoint Page: https://www.rallypoint.com/organizations/rip-medical-debt


To Donate for the “RIPRIDE4Vets 2021 go to this link:https://ripmedicaldebt.org/campaign/national-campaign-rip-ride-4-vets-2021/


Learn about Victory for Veterans' opening of the 1st Life Readiness Center in Denver, CO

https://www.rallypoint.com/shared-links/life-readiness-center


Support our Warriors in Need — "Challenge them to Stay Alive!": https://www.victoryforveterans.org/product-page/wfl-coin


For More information about victory for Veterans, Inc (VFV):

https://www.victoryforveterans.org

Veterans in need of Financial Assistance due to hardship:

https://victoryforveterans.org/financial-assistance


The Quote in the Picture Today Reads: “If you don’t hold the steering wheel of your life, someone else will” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Don’t try to steer the river.” — Deepak Chopra


“Thoughts are like a steering wheel.” — Karen Salmansohn


“Is praying your steering wheel or your spare tire?” — Corrie Ten Boom


“It is difficult to steer a parked car, so get moving.” — Henrietta Mears


“If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.” — Seneca the Elder


“There is no way of steering successfully between a failed situation and a failed self except by stopping and taking our bearings.” — Jo Coudert


“We steer the boat, we don’t alter the river.” — J. Earp


Be a Survivor and Reach Out and Join us for Warriors for Life (WFL) “Peer-to Peer”Online Peer Support Group where “Sharing is Caring!”: https://www.victoryforveterans.org/support


“Remember this always and the meaning runs deep for all those who’ve served this great nation: 'Honor & Respect Always — Warriors for Life!' " — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs


Check out all the BLOGs at Victory for Veterans: https://victoryforveterans.org/blog/