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Confidence in Christ

Several years ago I heard a story about a little girl who was unaccompanied on a cross country flight.

Soon after takeoff, the pilot’s voice came on and calmly told the passengers, “We will not be serving the beverages at this time as we are expecting a little turbulence. Please be sure your seat belt is fastened.”

Pretty soon the turbulence increased. Lightning was flashing. Thunder was cracking. And the plane was shaking. Many of the passengers were concerned. The man relating the incident, a veteran of many flights, even confessed, he was feeling some discomfort. Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Confidence


I recently watched a video on Time Magazine.com about a Canadian pilot, Raphael Langumier, who took his four-year old daughter on aerobatic plane ride for the first time and filmed her reaction.

The video shows little Léa delightfully laughing and having so much fun that she tells her father to do it again. And again.

Léa’s reaction reminds me of the story I heard several years ago about a little girl who was unaccompanied on a cross-country flight. Continue reading


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