The Colonel’s Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day!
Good “Monday!” Morning “Burroughs’ Posse,” and all great connections. Welcome from the “Eagle’s Nest” on the road, on the Harley for the last day of the “RIPRIDE4Vets 2021” in Hays, KS! — 21 June 2021!
Day 19 of the "RIPRIDE4Vets 2021" – Big day yesterday of travel from Simpson, IL and my great visit with Col Carl Whicker, his awesome wife Darlene and his adopted son Nathan (just a friend in a very small town in southern Illinois), then I was off to see my good friend Sgt John Houck in Leawood, KS, but he got kidnapped by his daughter for “Father’s Day!” and we missed each other. I left him a “Warriors for Life” Coin. I stopped in at Topeka, KS and visited my dad’s twin brother’s wife and my cousins for a surprise visit. Nancy didn’t recognize me at first and I didn’t think she was going to let me in the house… She thought I was a motorcycle gang member (lol) (See Pictures below)
Day 20 – Today I slept in for the first time in the last 19 days until about 5 AM this morning and I will go next door to local restaurant here in Hays, KS and take my time getting back to the “Eagle’s Nest” in Castle Rock, CO. By the way for all my connections and friends here on RallyPoint – Bella, my mother, and I are moving the “Eagle’s Nest” to the Woodlands in Texas and we’re going to build a new home somewhere on Lake Livingston, TX. Just a lit bit of news…more to follow…
Today’s Message is: “Making a Difference Day!” Why Not?
“As I finish up the “RIPRIDE4Vets 2021” today I know in my heart and mind that I’m making a difference for veterans and their families. Thanks for joining me on the journey and all your awesome contributions to make a difference. Thank you for the awesome hospitality and events by so many RP Members, Warriors for Life (WFL) and all of your connections; and the entire RIP Medical Debt Team – the support was overwhelming this year! Thanks Bella for letting me do this on my own this year!" — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs
Come join Warriors for Life (WFL) Virtual Group Support Community Services TONIGHT with Volunteer, Reiki Master, & Certified Body and Emotion Code Practitioner Kirk Poe!
Invite a Friend, tell a friend, and share with your friends!
Get connected, get involved with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, and Caretakers every Monday Evening. Meet new friends!
TONIGHT's Topic: "The Body Code — Hope for Veterans"
To learn about RIP Medical Debt and the "RIPRIDE4Vets 2021" go to RallyPoint Page: https://www.rallypoint.com/organizations/rip-medical-debt
To Donate for the “RIPRIDE4Vets 2021 go to this link:https://ripmedicaldebt.org/campaign/national-campaign-rip-ride-4-vets-2021/
Learn about Victory for Veterans' opening of the 1st Life Readiness Center in Denver, CO
Support our Warriors in Need — "Challenge them to Stay Alive!": https://www.victoryforveterans.org/product-page/wfl-coin
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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads: “It takes each of us to make a difference for all of us.” — Unknown Author
More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:
“Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader… they set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role-always about the goal.” — Unknown author
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Dr. Maya Angelou
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall
“Knowing that you are making a difference even in life of only one person makes everything you’ve gone through seem worthwhile.” — Shelly Giard
“To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care.” — Mandy Hale
“We rise by lifting others.” — Robert Ingersoll
“There’s so much one person can do, and so many ways they can help make a difference. It just takes one person to help someone to a better life.” — Jimmy Wayne
Be a Survivor and Reach Out and Join us for Warriors for Life (WFL) “Peer-to Peer”Online Peer Support Group where “Sharing is Caring!”: https://www.victoryforveterans.org/support
“Remember this always and the meaning runs deep for all those who’ve served this great nation: 'Honor & Respect Always — Warriors for Life!' " — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs
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