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

“To be accepted as you are, then you need to accept yourself. Have a good attitude, be kind & be patient with others!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

Once you have accepted all of your flaws, no one can use them against you - simple as that!
Today's Message is: "Accepted 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 — 11 April 2024!


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


“To be accepted as a true leader, lead with purpose.  Make decisions that make the purpose important.  Do it with confidence and gain the respect of the people you lead.   Accepted leadership is about competent and performance leadership with a clear vision and purpose.” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs  

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Change what cannot be accepted and accept what cannot be changed.” — Reinhold Niebuhr


“There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.  Challenge accepted!”  — Unknown Author


“You don’t need to be accepted by others.  You need to accept yourself.”— Bindi Irwin


“Sometimes to be accepted, you need to stand out.” — Unknown Author


“Life is made up of challenges that cannot be solved but only accepted.” — Roger Ebert


“The past cannot be changed, forgotten, edited or erased; it can only be accepted.” — Unknown Author

“To be beautiful means to be yourself.  You don’t need to be accepted by others.  You need to accept yourself.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


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Acceptance doesn't always mean agreement. I've often disagreed with what those who led me directed, but that just means working harder to show why some decisions may not have been the wisest.

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Great thought and perspective Jack! Thank you and have a great afternoon and evening!


Good Thursday morning Colonel.

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The first quote and last scripture say it all for today's message and quotes Robert. All of them are great, but those two stood out for me brother! Thank you and enjoy the rest of your day!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. Even though I am able to accept myself, I am blessed beyond measure because God has accepted me. Have a blessed day today and always.

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What does the Bible say about acceptance?

Bible acceptance


“I give up,” some say when faced with a difficult situation. Others disagree. “You can write your own ticket with God,” they claim. “Just pray in faith and you can have what you want.” Those two extremes often surface in discussions about the acceptance of events outside our control. Should we throw up our hands and resign ourselves to whatever life hands us? Or should we name-it-and-claim-it to change…

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He has nost certainly accepted you Gene. There is no doubt in my brother. Love all the scripture and memes you shared today. You and Linda have a great afternoon and evening. Thank you!

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