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US Airways Flight 3407

I was freaking out about having to fly in a snowstorm from Michigan to North Carolina on Wednesday evening. I was traveling on US Airways Flight # 3407. Ultimately, I made it home safely.

Less than 24 hours later, I learned that another group of US Airways passengers on Flight 1549 were also headed to NC (from NY) but their circumstances were dramatically different. A flock of geese could've taken 155 lives but, instead, it ended up being a miracle on the Hudson River.

What a testimony of God's goodness! I can't help thinking I could've been on that flight had the airline canceled our flight. We were delayed by two hours with the weather getting progressively worse but we made it.

You just never know how close you can come on a daily basis to it being your last day. That's why its so important to live each day the very best you can by being an inspiration to someone else.

I hope this blog post has inspired you.

Comments

Teresa Morrow said…
Beverly,

Yes, there isn't any promise of tomorrow so it is important to live life by embracing the blessings in our lives each day. Some days it can be hard to do this however, it is so important. I am very blessed to know that if something were to happen to me my family and friends know how much they mean to me.

And it is posts like this to help us remember to be grateful and celebrate our loved ones. Thanks Beverly!

Sincerely,

Teresa Morrow
YOu want to REALLY FREAK OUT....Flight 3407 from Newark flying to Buffalo crashed tonight killing everyone on board...which is why you have the sudden upshot in traffic as people google Flight 3407...NOW THAT IS SPOOKY
frank said…
OMG good thing you did not go on this flight tonight coz flight 3407 just crashed an hour ago leaving a tragic death of the passengers. it's so sad. it is very very sad.

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