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

“Keep an eye out for the potholes in life. Fill then in, keep the faith, and keep an eye out to turn them into a new opportunity!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

Hold your head up high - look at the world straight in the eye!
Today's Message is: "Eye 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 — 20 May 2024!


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


“Leaders need to have a clear vision, a sharp eye for detail, and stay focused on the big picture.  They have to keep an eye out for the alligators that will bite at their ankles during their mission.  Keep your eye on the target and make decisive and confident decisions for your team and your vision!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs  

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“We may not always see eye to eye, but we can try to see heart to heart.” — Sam Levenson


“Eye contact:  How souls catch on fire.” — Unknown Author


“Life lies in the blink of an eye.” — Mike Skinner


“In the blink of an eye, everything can change.  So forgive often and love with all your heart.  You may never know when you may not have that chance again.” — Unknown Author

“The eye is the jewel of the body.” — Henry David Thoreau


“Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, ‘Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.” — Unknown Author

“The eye of leadership – fearless momentum to influence, innovate and inspire.” — Betti Coffey


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Good Monday afternoon Colonel.


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV . I want to keep my eye on the prize, and that would be an eternal existence with my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

What Is The Eye Of The Needle (Matthew 19:23-24 / Mark 10:25)?

September 30, 2015 by admin

TLDR Video Summary

Most of us know the passage in Matthew 19:23-24, Mark 10:25, and Luke 18:23-24, where Jesus gives us the famous eye of the needle illustration. It’s the one passage that confounds the prosperity gospel preachers.

“Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I…

Leaders must see everything, or so I was told by a crusty old First Sergeant. Great leaders know how to filter what they see and make the right decision.

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