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


Why are you here?  We need to be here to help, love, support, and left each other up!  Why Not?
Today's Message is: "We Are Here Day!"

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


“Halfway to the weekend — have a great ‘Hump Day!’ everyone!”


Good “Wednesday & Hump Day!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections. Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 11 October 2023!

Today’s Message is: “We Are Here Day!” Why Not?

“The very best leaders bring out the very best in others. They have a great impact on the lives of those they empower. Leaders, ‘we are here’ to help others grow and to help them achieve their greatest potential — time to get started!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:

“We are here to love each other, help each other and lift each other up.” — Unknown Author

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:

“We are here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” Robin Sharma

“I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other.” — John Denver

“I believe we are here on the planet earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.” — Rosa Parks

“We are not here on earth to see through each other, we are here to see each other through.” — Unknown Author

“We are here to heal, not harm. We are here to love, not hate. We are here to create, not destroy.” — Anthony Douglas Williams

“We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.” — Sir William Osler

“We are here not to just make a living. We are here to make a difference.” Unknown Author


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“The meaning runs deep for those men and women who’ve served this country: 'Honor & Respect Always — Warriors for Life!'" — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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gasman0617
gasman0617
12 oct 2023

Good Wednesday evening Colonel. I just couldn’t resisT the second one




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I was thinking about adding that as one of my quotes and I changed my mind. Right on target Robert.. thanks for all the quotes.

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
11 oct 2023




Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. Have you ever had one of those days, looked in the mirror and thought, why am I here? We are here because God created us in His image, to do good works and to serve. Have a blessed day today and always.


Taken from:https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/when-i-dont-desire-god-part-1/excerpts/why-am-i-here


Why Am I Here?


  • Message Excerpt by John Piper

  • Scripture: Isaiah 43:6 Topics: The Glory of God, Hope


Audio Transcript God does all that he does to display his glory for the full and lasting enjoyment of all who embrace Christ as their highest treasure. God does everything that he does — everything that he does — in order to display his glory…

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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
11 oct 2023
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I appreciate that, Mikel my friend. You’re most certainly always welcome. Blessings.

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jackhokie68
jackhokie68
11 oct 2023

We are here to help others no matter what their situation may be. The concept that society is here to benefit you is counter to the concept of humanity.



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H Gene Lawrence
H Gene Lawrence
11 oct 2023
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I love to put a smile on someone’s face and a laugh in their belly.

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