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

One important rule in life is to be happy – keep smiling, stay present, & remember happiness comes from within.” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

If you can rule the thoughts in your mind you can rule the world!  Positive Thoughts - Positive Mind!
Today's Message is: "Rule 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 to the end of the month from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 29 February 2024!


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


“The most important rule in leadership is understanding yourself and never blaming others for failure.  If you’re leading, accept responsibility for the failures that will come your way. Always pass on credit when there is a success and accept the fault when there is a failure!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

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TONIGHT's Topic: "Thoughts!"


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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Rule your mind or it will rule you.” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“You create your own reality.  There is no other rule.”  — Seth


“When you rule your mind, you rule your world.  When you choose your thoughts, you choose results.” — Unknown Author


“Actions have consequences… first rule of life.  And the second is this — you are the only one responsible for your own actions.” — Holly Lisle


“Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff.  Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.” — Robert Eliot


“The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.” — Geroge Bernard Shaw


Life has 2 rules.  1.  Never quit.  2.  Always remember rule #1.” — Unknown Author


“If you can dance and be free and not be embarrassed, you can rule the world.” — Amy Poehler


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It's coming Gene - that is for sure. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and the memes, scripture, and quotes. Have a wonderful day my friend. Thank you!


Despite the common misconception, rules are there to keep people from doing stupid things.

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Great point for the day Jack! And we have a lot of stupid people out there right now... a few 100 in Government that I can think of right off the top of my head. They make up their own rules... Have agreat day! Thank you!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. I await, with great anticipation, the arrival of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, to rule with justice, in our most ungodly world. What a joy that will be. Have a blessed day today and always.

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One Day, We Will Rule with Christ

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