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


Patience is definitely a virtue and sometimes it take practice.
Today's Message is: "Virtue Day!" Why Not?

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


Good “Monday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections. Welcome to the new week from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in The Woodlands, TX — 15 May 2023!

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

“Great leaders lead by virtue… They have compassion, vision, creative thinking, and moral courage. These leaders bring out the greatest to others through their character and integrity. Do you lead by your virtues?” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:

“Patience is a virtue.” — Unknown Author

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Virtue is its own reward.” — Ovid


“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue us doing it.” — David Starr Jordan

“Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.” — William Shakespeare


“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” — Alan Cohen

“Courage is the first virtue that makes all other virtues possible.” — Aristotle


“Beauty without virtue is like a rose without scent.” — Megan Berge

“Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.” — Robert Green Ingersoll


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jackhokie68
jackhokie68
May 15, 2023

Virtue and ethics go hand in hand. Any great leader must have a firm handle on both.



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Amen to that Jack! Have a great afternoon!

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gasman0617
gasman0617
May 15, 2023

Good Monday morning Colonel




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I really appreciate the quotes and No. 2 is right down my alley Robert...Have a great day my friend!

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
May 15, 2023




Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. If I were to be judged here on earth, I would like it to be that my virtue is a strong longing to always share the love of God to all people. Have a blessed day today and always.


Taken from:https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/the-seven-heavenly-virtues


The Seven Heavenly Virtues

An Ancient Framework for Spiritual Formation

Article by Ryan Griffith Guest Contributor

We, body and spirit, have desires that are at odds with one another until Christ our Lord comes to help. He places the jewels of the virtues in their proper places — and in the place of sin, he builds the courts of his temple. He makes for the soul…

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
May 15, 2023
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You’re welcome Mikel. I am planning on being home by the 21st. Blessings.

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