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

Good “Monday!” Morning “Band of Brothers & Sisters,” and all great connections. Welcome to the new week from the “Colonel’s Foxhole” in The Woodlands, TX — 8 August 2022!

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

“What makes a great leader different? They make people feel important and valuable. People need to be valued and great leaders make others feel that are an integral part of making real things happen within an organization. What truly makes them different is their courage, integrity, honesty, humility, and character. Great leaders create the next generations of leaders. They inspire those future leaders and others with effective activities that have purpose and vision. What makes you a different type of leader?” — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs
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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:

“You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.” — Unknown Author

More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:

“Different times need different types of leadership.” — Park Geun-Hye

“No one is the same, and we all have different life experiences. It’s not my place to judge them or for them to judge me. We should all be accountable for our own lives.” — Joanna Krupa

“You can’t make a difference until you dare to be different.” — Orrin Woodward

“Different people will react in different ways to the same issue… It’s because we are made different. Everyone is unique in their own way. Embrace who you are, it’s ok to be different.” — Unknown Author

“Leadership is possible in all different ways, and in all different areas of life. Whether it is with friends or family, I expect them to set a great example for me, and hopefully I will do the same for them. And that is all part of being a leader.” — Steve Nash

“Every next level of your life will demand a different version of you.” — Unknown Author

“Be silly. Be fun. Be different. Be crazy. Be you, because life is too short to be anything but happy.” — Unknown Author

“Don’t be afraid to do something different, dare to be something more.” — Hunter Hayes
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Good morning Kerry. Thanks for posting this and the WFL post as well.
If you don't like the way your life is going, you need to choose to do something different. I had this discussion with a family member this weekend who wants to find someone to share his life with. I asked him what he was doing about meeting that person and he told me. What he is doing isn't working; we brainstormed a number of other things he could try. However, it going to come down to changing where and when he spends his time. I.E, doing something different.










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Great comments, Charlie! It sounds like you made some headway with your family member!
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No doubt you are wise enough to recognize that each person is unique; there is no secret to leadership; and you understand that genuine leaders focus on serving those they lead, are led by and work with. I hope you appreciate most of your unique characteristics since you have matured well beyond adolescence. I expect you are aware that your hopes, dreams, fears, plans, loves and likes are unique to you. Hopefully you are mature enough to appreciate that others have different preferences in terms of food, music, humor and opinion. No doubt you have helped others to grow in knowledge, skills, confidence in ability, and communication and listening skills. I hope you are increasingly fair in your treatment of individuals, speech to and about others, and transactions. ‘Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” [Psalm 82:3-4 ESV], my sister-in-Christ Lt Col Charlie Brown

I pray that each one of YOUR adopted sons and daughters who reads this prayer or listens to it has a healthy spirit/soul along with each of their loved ones. I expect you are aware that the essential nature of each human being is our soul/spirit and that our soul/spirit has been created as an imperfect image of the perfect Spirit of the LORD. The Lord is Spirit in HIS essence. Jesus the Christ took on additional nature when HE became incarnate. Only the souls of the elect of God are being sanctified into the perfect reflection for us uniquely to be a member of the Body/Bride of Christ. 'So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.' [2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV]

The Word of God is the only truly living book. God’s Word in unique in every sense. No other collection of writings has been completely written under the inspiration of God. ‘For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts.’ [Hebrews 4:12 ESV]

Many in the cultures believe there are many paths to heaven and no faith is founded on truth. God opens the eyes and ears of HIS elect to see the need for personal salvation. HE is drawing people from every tribe and tongue into HIS kingdom. Brothers and sisters in Christ, we know there is only one unique door that leads to salvation. By God’s grace that door has been opened for time and eternity by the Atonement of Jesus the Christ. We know that no work is required for salvation since God has completed all that is necessary. ‘Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look. [1 Peter 1:10-12 ESV]

Thank YOU, LORD for creating each one of us who is reading this prayer. I hope and pray that each of us consistently respects each human life – independent of color, health, age, gender, and every other human characteristic. By YOUR grace, you and I are uniquely gifted to make positive differences in the lives of many. 'For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.’ [Psalm 139:13-15 ESV].

I pray that each parent, grandparent and teacher who is YOUR adopted son and daughter has wisdom enough to seek YOUR guidance on how best to educate the children, grandchildren, students respectfully. Those who are wise understand that each child is unique in many ways and they tend to learn best through different methods. ‘Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it. ‘Proverbs 22:6 ESV]

I pray that you and your family members sleep well Monday night and each will awake refreshed and healthy on Tuesday morning.
By the power and authority of the Name above all names, Jesus the Christ.
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Not sure how different I was, just wanted the best for those I worked with.
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I love this quote by Emerson, Jack! Excellent choice!
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I Refer To Making A New Path As
"Another Adventure In Progress".
As I Was Told By Our Oldest Brother, Jim:
"Never Say 'NO' To Anything Which Won't Kill You...Immediately.
If You DO,You May Very Well Be Missing The Adventure Of Your Lifetime"
I Was 14 or 15 Back Then, And Living With Him In Central America....
I'm Now 78, With Some Great Memories Of Those Many Adventures.!
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LTC Stephen F.
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No doubt you are wise enough to recognize that each person is unique; there is no secret to leadership; and you understand that genuine leaders focus on serving those they lead, are led by and work with. I hope you appreciate most of your unique characteristics since you have matured well beyond adolescence. I expect you are aware that your hopes, dreams, fears, plans, loves and likes are unique to you. Hopefully you are mature enough to appreciate that others have different preferences in terms of food, music, humor and opinion. No doubt you have helped others to grow in knowledge, skills, confidence in ability, and communication and listening skills. I hope you are increasingly fair in your treatment of individuals, speech to and about others, and transactions. ‘Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” [Psalm 82:3-4 ESV], my brother-in-Christ

I pray that each one of YOUR adopted sons and daughters who reads this prayer or listens to it has a healthy spirit/soul along with each of their loved ones. I expect you are aware that the essential nature of each human being is our soul/spirit and that our soul/spirit has been created as an imperfect image of the perfect Spirit of the LORD. The Lord is Spirit in HIS essence. Jesus the Christ took on additional nature when HE became incarnate. Only the souls of the elect of God are being sanctified into the perfect reflection for us uniquely to be a member of the Body/Bride of Christ. 'So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.' [2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV]

The Word of God is the only truly living book. God’s Word in unique in every sense. No other collection of writings has been completely written under the inspiration of God. ‘For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts.’ [Hebrews 4:12 ESV]

Many in the cultures believe there are many paths to heaven and no faith is founded on truth. God opens the eyes and ears of HIS elect to see the need for personal salvation. HE is drawing people from every tribe and tongue into HIS kingdom. Brothers and sisters in Christ, we know there is only one unique door that leads to salvation. By God’s grace that door has been opened for time and eternity by the Atonement of Jesus the Christ. We know that no work is required for salvation since God has completed all that is necessary. ‘Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look. [1 Peter 1:10-12 ESV]

I pray that each parent, grandparent and teacher who is YOUR adopted son and daughter has wisdom enough to seek YOUR guidance on how best to educate the children, grandchildren, students respectfully. Those who are wise understand that each child is unique in many ways and they tend to learn best through different methods. ‘Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it. ‘Proverbs 22:6 ESV]

I pray that you and your family members sleep well Monday night and each will awake refreshed and healthy on Tuesday morning.
By the power and authority of the Name above all names, Jesus the Christ.
FYI PO3 Charles Streich PO3 Edward Riddle SPC Michael Duricko, Ph.D SSgt Kelly D.
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Thank you my friend and brother-in-Christ Sgt (Join to see) for posting the “Colonel’s” VFV Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day! for Monday, August 8, 2022.

Topic: Different Day.
The Word of God is the only truly living book. God’s Word in unique in every sense. No other collection of writings has been completely written under the inspiration of God. ‘For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts.’ [Hebrews 4:12 ESV]
1. I have been referred to as odd man out, marching to a different drum, a loner, peculiarly focused with idiosyncrasies, and other appellations since I was young.
2. Every human being shares much in common with many and yet we are unique in our experiences; hopes, dreams, and fears; rewards and punishments; and growth in maturity.
3. I have long focused on what is unique to me [or so I thought] embodied in Duty, Honor, Country from my alma mater, USMA, West Point.
4. Long ago I learned to appreciate the unique to human capability to learn vicariously by reading.
a. By God's grace the Bible is the source of knowledge and wisdom.
b. We can learn about the apparent successes and failures of Biblical figures. Since the Word of God is living, the lessons in scripture have application to each generation including our own

Quotes
1. Joanne Raptis 'Be like a tree. Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf. Bend before you break. Enjoy your unique natural beauty. Keep growing.'
2. Walt Disney 'The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
3. T. B. Joshua 'When you are wired to God in a unique way, nothing can separate you from the love of God.'
4. Barbara Sher 'What you love is as unique to you as your fingerprints. You need to know that because nothing will make you really happy but doing what you love.'

Scriptures:
a. James 1:22-25 ESV ‘But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.’
b. Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts
c. 1 Peter 1:10-12 ESV ‘Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look.
d. Psalm 139:13-16 ESV 'For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.'
e. Proverbs 22:6 ESV ‘Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
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Scripture: James 1:22-25 ESV ‘But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.’
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Scripture: Proverbs 22:6 ESV ‘Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
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You are most welcome my friend LTC Stephen F.!!!
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