Vortex Affect.

An advanced pilot has to be instrument-rated. That basically means he's certified to fly a plane under severe weather conditions and that he's well-versed with the flight manual. During this training pilots will have to undergo some form of flight simulation. They're tossed around and made to go through expected and unexpected weather conditions including [...]


"Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren." The devil comes to steal, kill and destroy our most precious commodity; faith.  We need to fight back. As surely [...]

The Quick Brown Fox

I want the answer. I want the answer to the why's. I want the answers to the how's. But it looks like I'm getting neither. There's a story about Israeli slaves kidnapped from their families forced to work in the rural turquoise mines between Egypt and Mount Sinai. The slaves were beaten and tortured and [...]

I Will Die For Her

I was watching this online sermon by Pastor Robert Morris during the Planet Shaker's conference and I have to say, I have gained some insight. When God made something, He spoke to what He wanted it to come from, to be sustained by and to return to. Robert Morris For example, in Genesis 1:11, God [...]

No Touchy!

Fun Sumie Fact:  Between the ages 11-18, I hated people touching me. This in fact got my mother genuinely worried as to the question of me procreating to give her grandchildren. In International Marketing III, I learned about this concept called The Circle of Proxemics. It basically tells you how everyone reacts differently to physical [...]

Down and Back in Less Than 16

It's almost 2 in the morning. I'm sick. I have work tomorrow. But I can't sleep. Note to self: DO NOT drink tea after 7 PM. It's kismet that my voice has left me the day my fingers have a lust for this keyboard. I just want to type. Type and type until my frustrations bleed [...]

Baygon Sniffer

I knew a girl once who said when she was younger, she tried to poison herself whenever she didn't get her way. She'd throw a tantrum, threaten to kill herself, run into the kitchen crying, grab a can of Baygon, spray it into the air and sniff the "poison" in front of her parents to [...]