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

“Sometimes opportunities only knock once at your door.  Seize the day, the moment, and the challenge — make it happen!” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

Some opportunite only show up once in a lifetime, so we be ready to seize them!
Today's Message is: "Seize Day!" Why Not?

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


Let’s “Remember Everyone Deployed” today and every day until they return home safely once again!

Good “R.E.D. Friday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections.  Welcome to the end of the week from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in Conroe, TX — 2 February 2024!


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


“Bold leaders push the boundaries by taking on new initiatives, and creating opportunities, and driving change.  They have the courage to seize and act on new ideas and make bold decisions that will benefit and inspire others to do the same!” —  COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs


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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Some opportunities only come once — seize them!” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“This is your moment!  Seize the opportunity to be great!” — Eric Thomas


“If not you, then who?  If not now, then when?  Seize the moment.” — Unknown Author


“Seize the day, take hold of it, and make it whatever you want.” — Jessica Sorensen


“Life.  Seize it and make it amazing.  Find your voice.  Ask questions.  Use your imagination.  Make a difference.  Discover your passion.  Take chances.  Follow your dreams.  Today is the day.  Don’t let it pass you by.” — Unknown Author

“Each day is a new life.  Seize it. Live it.” — David Guy Powers


“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities, seize common occasions and make them great.” — Orison Swett Marden


“I believe in opportunity and the power of reason to seize upon it.” — Spartacus


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Glad you like it. You’re welcome.


Good RED Friday Colonel.

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Great quotes Robert.. thank you for dropping in yesterday my friend. Have a great start to your weekend! Thank you!


Nothing great ever comes from sitting on the sidelines watching the world go by. True greatness comes from seizing every opportunity that comes along and running with it.

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I wouldn't even know how to sit on the side lines, unless it was a college football game (lol). Great quote and thoughts today Jack! Enjoy the rest of the day! Thank you!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. My grandest desire is to share the glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ, with all who would receive it. Therefore, when I awake each day, I must get up and seize the day. Have a blessed day today and always.

Taken from:

Walk in Wisdom: Seize the Moment

Resource by John Piper

Scripture: Colossians 4:2–6 Topic: Church Mission

This is the second in a series of messages under the theme "I am God Almighty: Be Fruitful and Multiply." Those are the words of God to Jacob in Genesis 35:11. I suggested last week that the logic of those words is just like the logic of the words…

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Excellent post today Gene - thank you brother and it was good to see you this morning as always. You Linda enjoy the rest of the day! Thank you!

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