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

“Feel free.  Love and accept you.  Break your routine – adjust the attitude.  Be carefree and live a life that makes you feel free!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

If you feel free, you will be free!
Today's Message is: "Free Day!" Why Not?

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


Good “Thursday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 8 February 2024!


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


“Leadership is never free.  When you lead there is a price to be paid.  You have to be prepared and show up. Dedicated to helping others.  Make tough decisions and be a good listener!  Success in leadership is never free – it comes at a cost!” —  COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Feel Free, to be free.” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Be free, and live life fully.” — Caroline Shaw 


“Words are free.  Its how you use them, that may cost you.” — Unknown Author

“You are here to be free to be yourself.  Never forget that.” — Sherrie Campbell


“May my heart be brave, my mind fierce, and my spirit free.” — Unknown Author

“If you want to be free, all you have to do is let go.” — Terry Hayes


“Be open-minded.  Embrace being wrong.  Free yourself of preconceptions.  Talk less, listen more.  Question everything, even yourself.” — Karen Salmansohn

“To become truly free, you must surrender.” — John Ortberg


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Good Thursday afternoon Colonel.

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Theres a lot to be said about all of your quotes today Robert. They are right on target! Have a great evening.


Absolutely, nothing is ever free.....despite what all those commercials try to tell you. Having come of age in the era of "free love and spirit" and progressed to the "if its free,its for me" age, I can honestly say that you must work for anything that's good in life.

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Roger that... Jack you hit it on the head brother... I can't think of anything that is free in this life. We pay for everything, either with money, or with our time and talents... Have a great evening my friend. Thank you!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. I truly desire to be free from sin, but realize that until Jesus takes me home, that freedom is going to elude me. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

4 Things the Bible Says About Freedom

By BGEA Admin   •   June 29, 2020   

As the United States of America celebrates Independence Day on July 4, it’s worth noting the nation was founded upon the idea that God created human beings to be free. The Declaration of Independence states that people “are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty…

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Great post today Gene.. thank you brother... I don't know I will ever be truly free from sin, but I'll keep trying my friend. I guess its how you define what sin is.... Maybe I am based on the definition... Hmmmm? You and Linda have a great evening!

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