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

“There is a great calming effect to spend some quality time in solitude!  Time to choose to be yourself!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

You must nourish yourself.  Your souls need time for solitude!
Today's Message is: "Solitude Day!" Why Not?


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


Good “Saturday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome to the weekend from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 15 June 2024!


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


“Great Leaders embrace solitude. They take time in making long-range decisions that will determine the right courses for action for their vision and people.  Solitude is your time to find clarity, find courage and balance, and be creative in your leadership journey!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Solitude is essential.  To be with people fully, we must first be alone.” — Vironika Tugaleva


“In solitude I find my answers.” — Unknown Author

“Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.” — Arthur Schopenhauer


“Cherish your solitude.” — Eve Ensler


“Sit in solitude every day.  Be quiet and be still.  Calm your thoughts and get to know your inner voice.” — John Soforic


“Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone.” — Marty Rubin


“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” — Laurence Sterne


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4 commentaires

15 juin

Soltide is God's time he sets aside for us to come to him


15 juin

Good Saturday afternoon Colonel.


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. Solitude can be a time spent with God to find answers to our many problems we face in life. Solitude with God offers us a time to reflect on God’s Word, that will guide us on the path has planned for us. Have a blessed day today and always.

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What does the Bible say about the value of solitude?


Bible solitude



Solitude, the state of being alone, is often considered one of the traditional spiritual disciplines. Many times it is associated with silence. The idea is to be alone with God, to pray, to meditate on His Word, and to…


Group think is a great way to solve problems, but in most cases really good leaders will seek out solitude to weigh the choices and make the final decision.

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