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

“Want a powerful life? Forgive others and yourself.  Speak with compassion — your words have power!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

Our words can be very powerful - more than we may realize!
Today's Message is: "Powerful Day!" Why Not?


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


“Yes it’s that day! — Almost there for the weekend!”

Good “Wednesday & Hump Day!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 21 February 2024!


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


“Being a trusted and truthful leader is powerful.  Authentic Leaders are true to their values and spirit  Be authentic and true to yourself  That’s powerful!” —  COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs


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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Our words are more powerful than we often realize.” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision – then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”  — Audre Lorde


“I am.  Two of the most powerful words in existence for what you put after them you become.” — Unknown Author

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” — Leo Tolstoy


“Finish strong.  Two Words.  One powerful philosophy!” — Cary Ryan Blair

“Your mind is a powerful thing.  When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” — Emilys Quotes


“When you see yourself as a powerful creator of your conditions, you’ll see opportunities to get to your goals — and dreams — all around you.” — Robin Sharma


“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” — Ferdinand Foch


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Good Wednesday morning Colonel.

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Excellent quotes today Robert - thank you my friend!


Wannabe leaders relish in showing others how powerful they are. Real leaders take it with a grain of salt.

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Excellent comparison Jack. Thank you!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. Jesus taught that serving one another is a powerful thing. Along with that He gave a most powerful commandment to follow and that is to love one another as He loved us. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

Why Is It So Powerful That Jesus Washed His Disciples' Feet?

Emma Danzey

Contributing Writer

UPDATEDFebruary 16, 2024

It was one of the happiest days of my life. My husband and I were getting married. Traditionally in the Christian church, there is a moment where a bride and groom participate in a spiritual act together. Some choose communion, others tie a strand of three, others…

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You’re welcome Mikel.

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