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

Create your own paths in life.  Express yourself, make your own rules, & build your own life.”  — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

Life is a journey with all the different paths - choose the path that your destiny!
Today's Message is: "Paths 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 — 23 February 2024!


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


“Great leaders create their own unique paths. They take people down those new paths to achieve a new vision. Are you making new paths to seek out new opportunities?” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs 


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Invite a friend, tell a friend, and get connected and get involved with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, and Caregivers every Friday Night!


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Warriors for Life (WFL) Online Women's only “The Front Porch!” Presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV) — Every Friday Evening starting at 3:30 PM PT, 4:30 PM MT, 5:30 PM CT, and 6:30 PM ET


Here is the shared link, pictures, and directions to join the Warriors for Life (WFL) Monday Morning "Cup O' Joe" with Derrick and friends.


Drop in every Monday Morning for “Cup O' Joe" with Volunteer and Army Veteran Derrick Iozzio as part of Warriors for Life (WFL) Online, Presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. VFV! Check out the times below and how to connect through Zoom!



Warriors for Life (WFL) Online "Cup O' Joe" Presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV) – Every Monday Morning starting at 6:00 AM PT, 7:00 AM MT, 8:00 AM CT, and 9:00 AM ET



The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Life is a journey that has a lot of different paths, but any path you choose use it as your destiny.” — Unknown Author


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.”  — Tim McGraw


“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” — John Muir


“Learning to ignore things is one of the paths to inner peace.” — Robert J. Sawyer


“I believe we each walk our paths so we can learn and share those lessons with others.” — Cynthia E. Mazzaferro


“If we all tried to make other people’s paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.” — Myrtle Reed


“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” — Erol Ozan

“All paths lead to the same goal:  to convey to others what we are.” — Pablo Neruda


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Life puts many paths in front of you and it's your job to decide which one to follow. Your objective, whatever that may be, determines which path, and you better have a firm understanding of the fact that the path is most likely not a straight line.

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Well said Jack... the quote is great for today's message - thank you!


Good RED Friday Colonel.

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Great quotes today Robert! Thank you!


Good morning Col Burroughs and all of my brothers and sisters here on VFV. It is tough to walk the right path sometimes in our lives, but if we rely on God to guide us,He will not let us down.

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What does David mean when he says, “He leads me in the paths of righteousness” (Psalm 23:3)?


For the soul in need of restoration, Psalm 23 is perhaps the most comforting place to turn in all the Bible. King David, who had tended his father’s flocks as a boy, had come to know God as the shepherd of his life. In Psalm 23:3, David declares of the Lord, “He restores my soul. He leads me in paths…

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Your kind words are much appreciated.

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