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

“You alone have the power of your decisions, attitude, and mindset — remind yourself that you have power of yourself!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

No one is you!  That is your power and no one else's!
Today's Message is: "Power Day!" Why Not?


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


Good “Thursday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 20 June 2024!


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


“Great leaders know how to harness the power of others.  They build commitment through honesty, trust, inspiration and empowerment.  The power of effective leadership comes from motivation and action.  Know your people and they will know the power of your energy!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.” — Dodinsky


“You have the power over your mind — not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.” — Marcus Aurelius

“The power is within you.  It always has been.  How far are you willing to expand the horizons of your thinking and stir that power awake?” — Louise Hay


“Calmness is the cradle of power.” — J. G. Holland


“You have the power to change your thoughts and your thoughts have the power to change your life.” — Ron Willingham


“The greatest power is often simple patience.” — E. Joseph Cossman

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” — Abraham Lincoln


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Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. Power comes in many forms and from many sources, but we must remember that we would not have power, of any kind if we do not receive it from our Creator God. Have a blessed day today and always.

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Private: Recognizing God’s Power

Recognizing God's Power

Harry Houdini the great escape artist earned his fame by escaping handcuffs, prison cells, and all manner of contraptions designed to confine him. He boasted on numerous occasions that no jail cell could hold him. He had never failed. He always escaped.

Well, almost always.

Urban legend says that on one occasion Houdini entered a cell as he…


Great effective leaders seem to have become a rare commodity these days.


Good Thursday morning Colonel.

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