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

“When life gets difficult, focus on what you can control, keep a positive outlook, and push through!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

Dare to do things that are difficult!
Today's Message is: "Difficult Day!" Why Not?

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


Good “Tuesday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 18 June 2024!


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


“Leading through difficult times is when great leaders shine.  They don’t panic and act too hastily, they roll up their sleeves and get busy.  Remember, everyone is watching how you lead through adversity.  You may have to share bad news, but your job is to turn that difficult news into a positive opportunity story!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Owning our story can be hard, but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.” — Brene Brown


“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.” — Zahid Abas

“The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.” — Thales


“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” — Unknown Author


“Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.” — Gever Tulley


“When you face difficult times, know that challenges are not sent to destroy you.  They’re sent to promote, increase and strengthen you.” — Unknown Author

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” — Thomas Fuller


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Good afternoon Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on RP. I know that we all go thru difficult days, but they all vary. How we respond to them is the key to effectively deal with them. I have found a source for me and that is by going to my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in prayer. I have provided a link below, that shows 9 ways to deal with difficult days. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

9 Helpful Tips for Handling Difficult Days

Denise Kohlmeyer Contributing Writer


Mar 28, 2024

9 Helpful Tips for Handling Difficult Days

Difficult days happen. As you’re going to work, you discover your…


Good Tuesday afternoon Colonel.


Some things really are difficult but, more times than not, they are because we make them that way. Difficult is just a test that we all must pass to really get through life.

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