The Colonel’s Motivational Quotes of the Day and Week!
Good “R.E.D. Friday” Morning “Burroughs’ Posse” and all great connections. Welcome to the end of another week from the “Eagle’s Nest” from Castle Rock, CO! — 14 August 2020!
Let’s “Remember Everyone Deployed” until they come home once again!
Today is: “Peer Support Day!” Why Not?
“We can all make a difference in someone’s life and in others through positive and inspiring peer support. All it takes is a smile and helping hand!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs
We have (20) weeks and (140) days until 2021!
Join the "Colonel" founder of Warriors for Life (WFL) as we explored and discuss more ways we can help veterans, first responders, service members, and caretakers through the WFL Program that struggle or suffer with PTSD, TBI, MST, and other Invisible Disabilities? Bring your "Thinking Caps" with you this Saturday evening, invite a friend, drop in for the first time with your suggestions, or just be there to provide your valuable feedback. Get connected with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, and Caretakers every Saturday Night!
Saturday's Topic: "How Can We Help More?"
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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads: “Peer Support – Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all which have the potential to turn a life around.” — Mental Health Advocacy, Inc.
More Quotes to think about:
“Peer Support is real, and it is happening, and it is going to be bigger and bigger as we move into the future, so pay attention.” — Joe Pamphilon
“People don’t always need advice. Sometimes all they really need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand them.” — Unknown Author
“We are community of one. We help each other. We support each other. We care for each other.” — Jean De Costa, PhD
“Always surround yourself with people who lift you up, rather than hold you down.” —Donald L. Hicks
“Don’t be ashamed of your story it will inspire others.” — Unknown Author
“Peer support to me is the equivalent to working out and eating right to keep a healthy body. We need to do the same and keep a healthy mind and soul.” — Unknown Author
“I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, ‘because of you, I didn’t give up.’” – Unknown Author
Reach Out and Join us for Warriors for Life (WFL) Virtual Group Support:
“Remember this always and the meaning runs deep for all those who served this great nation: 'Respect Always — Warriors for Life!' " — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs
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