Friday, March 27, 2009

the sky is falling

Rumour has it that they soared the skies once upon a time. Thanks to Tony Fernandez & his zesty crew, chickens now can forget about the whole 'domestic' flight ordeal, book em' flight tickets online and just stay finger-licking-good. I'm guessing Chicken Little had a foot in this, taking "What's the matter? Too 'chicken' to fly?" perhaps a tad too seriously.

Acrophobia,rather... fear of heights?

Nah, not me. Catching the pilot divulge "We'll be experiencing a slight turbulence, please buckle up" over the intercom on my recent flight was pretty amusing though. Seat-belts were clickin' and half-baked-drowsy eyes were rollin'.

nice storm?

Window seats. Wow, thank you. They're for the brave. Seriously. Capturing the storm brewing outside kinda pricked the security bubble, conjuring up a familiar verse - "Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but also heaven.”

"His voice that time shook the earth to its foundations; this time—he's told us this quite plainly—he'll also rock the heavens: "One last shaking, from top to bottom, stem to stern." The phrase "one last shaking" means a thorough housecleaning, getting rid of all the historical and religious junk so that the unshakable essentials stand clear and uncluttered."

- The Message, Hebrews 12:26 & 27

Gulp. He sounded pretty serious about it, as if He was saying ... "This is your Captain speaking - we're about to go through turbulent times, buckle up and hold on tight. I'll carry you, and you...don't have to carry anything. Know that I AM in control."

Alrighty. You the Man.

When calamity strikes, victims tend to escape and cling to that which is precious; more often than not, they escape empty handed, hanging on to dear lives. Perhaps, that's where You need me to be... "empty handed but alive in Your hands".

No. The world ain't about to crash just yet. In fact, I found myself secretly applauding Ms. Air Stewardess for her outstanding safety procedure 'performance'. In case of emergencies or under 'pressure'? Grab the oxygen mask and...breathe. Oh, I'm sure breath mints come in handy too!

To infinity...and beyond!

The author reckons Westlife and Buzz Lightyear should high-five: "Flying without wings?" Nah, that's just "falling, with style."