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


Today's Message is: "Persistence Day!" Why Not?

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


Good “Saturday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections. Welcome to the weekend from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in The Woodlands, TX — 23 July 2022!


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


“What is persistence in leadership? It means that leaders will work hard to achieve positive outcomes. Persistent leaders have to remain consistent and set expectations to overcome obstacles, problems, and complications. People will continue to follow the persistent leader. It sets the tone for teams and shows them what progress really looks like. The important trait of a leader is to never give up. Do you have the persistence, determination, and that ‘Can-Do Attitude’ to be a persistent leader?” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

Drop in TONIGHT with Volunteer, Founder of WFL, and Veteran COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs and Bella Burroughs for Warriors for Life (WFL) Online Peer Support Group sponsored and presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. Where all types of Warriors get together for “Hope and Healing” and where “Sharing is Caring!”


Invite a friend, tell a friend, and share with your friends they may need support or know someone who needs support!


Get connected, get involved, with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, Military Families/Spouses, and Caretakers/Caregivers every Saturday Night!


TONIGHT’s Topic: “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for PTSD!”


Drop in Monday Morning for a "Coffee Break!" with Volunteer, Veteran, and Peer Support Specialist SFC (Ret) Rick Williamson as part of Victory for Veterans (VFV) "Warriors for Life" (WFL) Online Peer Group Support Program, where "Sharing is Caring!" Check out the dates and times below!


Victory for Veterans (VFV) "Warriors for Life" (WFL) Online Peer Group Support "Coffee Break!" – Monday,25 July 2022 starting at 6:00 AM PT, 7:00 AM MT, 8:00 AM CT, and 9:00 AM ET


The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Persistence — the ability to maintain a WILL as constant as time in pursuit of that which captures your eye.” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Patience and persistence are the providers of progress.” — Tim Fargo


“Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” — Bill Bradley

“A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.” — Jim Watkins


“If you’re persistent, you’ll get it. If you’re consistent, you’ll keep it.” — Unknown Author

“Be patient, persistent and above all, believe.” — Fennel Hudson


“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” —Thomas Carlyle


Be a Survivor and Reach Out and Join Victory for Veterans, Inc for our Warriors for Life (WFL) “Peer-to Peer” Online Peer Group Support where “Sharing is Caring:

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

Check out all of the BLOGS on Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV) Website: https://victoryforveterans.org/blog/

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gasman0617
gasman0617
Jul 23, 2022

Good Saturday evening Colonel.




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Good “Saturday“ evening Robert. Great quotes. Hope you had a great Saturday!

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
Jul 23, 2022

Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. Persistence can be a good thing or a bad thing? What do I mean when I say that? The below link addresses that, in my opinion. May y’all have a blessed day as y’all continue in life.


Taken From:https://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-persistence.html


What does the Bible say about persistence?


ANSWER For the most part, the Bible presents persistence as a positive character quality. Persistence is linked closely with endurance and perseverance. Jesus praised persistence in prayer with an illustration to explain it. His parable in Luke 18:1–8 tells of a widow who was not receiving justice for her case, so she continued to pester the judge and would not take…

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
Jul 23, 2022
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You’re most welcome Mikel, my friend. This hot weather keeps us inside most of the day. I will be there tonight. Providing that I can get this old iPad to accept a charge. Blessings.

OOPS! I just noticed the unknown member status. Would be nice to know who I am responding to or what is happening with VFV.

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jackhokie68
jackhokie68
Jul 23, 2022

Persistence, how I learned to fly.......it certainly wasn't born with skills!




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That is great you have a previous relationship with that contractor.

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