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

“Know the ‘why’ behind every goal, then work on the ‘how’ to do it and ‘what’ you need to do to make it happen!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

If you find your why, you'll be able to find the way!
Today's Message is: "Why Day!" Why Not?

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


Good “Monday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome to the new week from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 13 May 2024!


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


“When people understand the ‘why’ when working toward a vision, they care about achieving it.  Leaders that articulate the why, make the how come to life for the people and organization.  Make sure your ‘why’ is aligned with the goals and values of your people and organization!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs  

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“If you commit to the WHAT, and are consumed by your WHY, you will figure out the HOW.” — Craig Groeschel


“What’s your why?  When you know why you do what you do even the toughest days become easier!”  — Unknown Author


“When you find your why, you find a way to make it happen.” — Eric Thomas


“What is your why?” — Unknown Author


“Passion is visible.  People can see it emanating from you.  They’re drawn to the positivity, curious about why you believe in what you’re doing.” — Tom Popomaronis


“Why.  When you find your reason to do it, you will feel that fire within you.  The kind of motivation that makes you keep going while others give up.” — Unknown Author


“You see things; and you say’Why?’  But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘why not?” — George Bernard Shaw


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Good "Monday!" Morning Robert! Thank you for the wonderful Quotes today!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. There are many why’s that we can ask, but one that I have discussing with folks recently is, why do we celebrate the sabbath on Sunday? In the link below is one plausible reason, that I submit for consideration. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

Why Is the Lord’s Day on Sunday, not Saturday?

Nathan W. Bingham & Matthew Dudreck




Since God ordained the Sabbath on the seventh day of the week, why do Christians gather for worship on Sunday, the first day? Today, Matthew Dudreck reveals how the Bible’s answer to that question is closely related to the gospel…

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You’re welcome. I was just getting comfortable with my current chapter. LOL


In my civilian career I never quite understood why some leaders tried to be so secretive about what was being done. Heck, I'm my military career I operated in environments at and above the top secret level, and we always knew why we were doing something.


Good Monday morning Colonel.

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