Here am I, send me; send me to the ends of the earth; send me to the rough, the savage lost of the wilderness; send me from all that is called comfort on earth; send me even to death itself, if it be but in your service, and to promote your kingdom — David Brainerd […]
My Irish Roots Remarkable In Marriage And Unlocked Through Air Traffic Control?
céad míle fáilte! An Irish Greeting. While posted in Brussels as the FAA Air Traffic Representative, I went to a lot of meetings. These were meetings at various levels with delegates from European countries. The countries represented at a particular venue varied but there tended to be a core group of which the Irish were […]
Who Ultimately Are The Really Poor And- How Can We Best Serve Them?
For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always. Matt 26:11 Recently I was watching an episode of Poldark on Masterpiece Classic. It is a BBC Period piece set in Cornwall England beginning in the 1780s. In this particular episode, the lower classes in the region were starving due to […]
How Far Is A Simple Mile Really? A Crazy Revelation!
“If you build a mile of hi-way you can go a mile – if you build a mile of runway you can go anywhere in the world”- Edward M. Bolen, President, and CEO NBAA I recently returned from the Women In Aviation International conference. Although I have been a member almost since the start of […]
Come See The Amazing Truth About How Far Wichita Aviation Goes!
“I’m going to fly this thing, then I’m going to set it afire and never have another thing to do with aeroplanes!” —Clyde Cessna after an unsuccessful 1911 attempt at flight Wichita aviation has been a backdrop for most of my life. I was not aware of this fact for many years, but the reality […]
Three Reasons I Love Living In Wichita
Wichita, Kansas, the best kept secret in the world, and I want to keep it that way” – Nancy Hancock-Cullen As always, when I begin to compose a blog post, I look for an inspirational quote. As I searched for quotes on living in Wichita, I came up dry. I am delighted! As the world […]
Three Ways In Which Love Never Fails
Love Never Fails….. (1 Corinthians 13:8) is a stunning statement. Yet, it is scripture, it is therefore both true and truth. But, think about it: Love NEVER Fails! Few of us enjoy failure. I know I do not. For those who seem to reside in failure, they have probably had a rough road of conditioning […]
How Rescuing Lost Stories Is A Noble Thing
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed.”Proverbs 31:8 NLT The noble mission of giving lost stories a voice goes much deeper than simply finding interesting facts. There is something quite visceral when a story emerges from the shadows and sheds light on current happenings. Recently I […]
The Value of Margins – Six lessons From Ladders and Air Traffic Control
I have come to appreciate the value of margins. This happened during a season when my husband took too a tumble from a ladder while trimming a tree. Yes, there was a running chainsaw involved. We are thankful the only damage from the incident was a broken left heel bone. Nonetheless, crutches in a three-story […]