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

“Life and work need to be in balance.  Taking Care of your health, mind, and body are the keys to being in balance!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs


You are like a fruit tree... if you don't care of yourself, you  won't have any fruit to take care of others
Today's Message is: "Taking Care Day!" Why Not?

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

 

Good “Tuesday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 20 February 2024!

 

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

 

“Leadership is about taking care of others.  It’s not about you, it’s about the team – the people you lead.  Take care of them and they will be taking care of your purpose and vision!” —  COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs



Drop in TODAY and Every Tuesday with Volunteer, Peer Support Specialist, and Army Veteran Diana Rodriguez for Warriors for Life (WFL) Online "Talk About It Tuesday!" sponsored and presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV) Where all types of Warriors get together for genuine camaraderie, different topics, friendship, and supportive discussions.

 

Invite a friend, tell a friend, and get connected, get involved, with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, Military Families/Spouses, and Caregivers every Tuesday during the day!

 

Every Tuesday:  "Talk About It Tuesday!” 



 

Warriors for Life (WFL) Online, presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc (VFV) — Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM PT, 12:00 PM MT, 1:00 PM CT, and 2:00 PM ET

 

 

Drop in TONIGHT with Volunteer, Army Veteran, Peer Support Specialist, and Writer/Author Kim Gwinner (and) Volunteer, Army Veteran & Mental Health Peer Specialist Derrick Iozzio for Warriors for Life (WFL) Online edition of "Tuesday Topic!" presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV). Where all types of Warriors get together for genuine camaraderie, different topics, friendship, and supportive discussions.

 

Invite a friend, tell a friend, and get connected, get involved, with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, Military Families/Spouses, and Caregivers every Tuesday evening!

 

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Warriors for Life (WFL) Online, Presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV) — Tuesday (TONIGHT), 20 February 2024 starting at 4:30 PM PT, 5:30 PM MT, 6:30 PM CT, and 7:30 PM ET

 

 

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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:

 

“Taking care of yourself is an essential part of taking care of others.  The healthier the tree, the better the fruit it can offer.” — Unknown Author

 

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:

 

“We take care of the future best by taking care of the present now.”  — Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

“Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first’ It means ‘me too.” — L.R. Knosts

 


“Taking care is one way to show your love.  Another way is letting people take good care of you when you need it.” — Fred Rogers

 

“Taking care of yourself makes you stronger for everyone in your life… including you.” — Kelly Rudolph



“Taking care of yourself is the most powerful way to begin to take care of others.” — Bryant McGill

 

“Love begins by taking care of the closest ones — the ones at home.” — Mother Teresa


 

“Becoming your own friend means taking care of yourself the way you would someone that you love.  And that’s hard.  But it is necessary.” — Jenny Lawson

 

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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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Good Tuesday morning Colonel.






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The first one you shared today says it all Robert! Thank you!

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I learned early on the advantages of an organization taking card of its people. Strategic Air Command was infamous for its strict rules, but a good chunk of those rules were aimed at taking care of its people.



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Awwww - that's what I thought you meant, but I wanted to make sure...thank you!

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Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. I must honestly say that I have not taken very good care of myself. We need to remember that our bodies and our very life is a gift from God and we should therefore take care of it. Have a blessed day today and always.


Taken from:https://billygraham.org/answer/the-bible-notes-our-responsibility-to-take-care-of-ourselves/


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I'm an emergency room nurse in our local hospital, and I get very discouraged because so many of the people we see are there because they've done something stupid, or they haven't taken care of themselves. Does the Bible say anything about taking care of our bodies? Or is it just concerned with spiritual things?

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Yes, the…

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Okay, that isn't far off my friend...

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