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

“Go out today and live life to the fullest - it’s a great day everyday to be alive!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

Every day that we are alive is a a precious day to be alive - don't waste it!
Today's Message is: "Be Alive Day!" Why Not?

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


“It’s that day again, the middle of the week — Happy Hump Day!”


Good “Wednesday & Hump Day!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome to the middle of the week  from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 12 June 2024!


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


“There is no rest when it comes to leadership.  Yes, you can take a day off, but to be an effective and motivating leader you have to be alive, inspiring others with your actions!  To be alive as a leader is a state of mind — vulnerable at times, but committed in every sense of your heart and soul!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“It’s a beautiful day to be alive!  The rest is up to you.” — Unknown Author


“Always find time for the things that make you feel happy to be alive.” — Matt Haig

“To be awake is to be alive.” — Henry David Thoreau


“Not in jail.  Not in a hospital.  Not in a grave.  Who else is grateful to be alive today?” — Unknown Author


“It’s a great day to be alive.  I know the sun’s still shining when I close my eyes.” — Travis Tritt


“Suddenly I awake to a stark amazement at everything… to be alive is so incredible that all I can do is to lie still and merely breathe.” — W.N.P. Barbellion


“Every day wake up happy to be alive and happy to be you.  Be the best version of yourself and fall in love with who you are.” — Joy Lincoln


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Good Wednesday afternoon Colonel.

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Great quotes for today's message Robert - thank you and enjoy the rest of yor day!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. I have never been more alive, than when I totally turned my life to Christ. Because of His love for us He suffered the cross, to conquer death. Accept and trust Jesus Christ and be more alive than you could ever imagine. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

What does it mean to be alive? | Faith Forum

Reno Gazette Journal

“Alive” simply means active, alert, animate, breathing, existing, full of spirit, having functional organs, having life, living, not dead, possessing heartbeat, unextinguished, vibrant, etc.

Some question: You may be living, but are you really “alive”? Some think that being alive in the “real…

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Always a pleasure.


A leader who keeps doing the same thing day after day really isn't much of a leader. Excellent leaders wake up each day thinking of new ways to keep their message alive.

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Roger that... you need leaders that get people excited with their positivity and enthusiasm, even on the toughest days. Enjoy the rest of yours Jack! Thank you!

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