AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Robert Orfali, iStacey Chillemi, iRobert Mills, iArthur Jackson, iBarbara Henry, iChristina Neely, iGerald Grantham, i

  Home > Religion > Books Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Sally Jadlow

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· 2 Titles
· Add to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2011

Sally Jadlow, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Shenandoah Watercolors
by Beth Trissel

Written in a month by month journal style, Shenandoah Watercolors follows a year in my life on our farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
A Way With Words
by Sara Russell

Four poetry books in one, each one is also available on a separate CD e-book. It contains sound and video recitals...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



God's Little Miracle Book II
by Sally Jadlow   

Share this with your friends on FaceBook
Books by Sally Jadlow
· God's Little Miracle Book
                >> View all

Category: 

Religion

Publisher:  Bouy Up Press ISBN-10:  1620160013
Pages: 

83

Copyright:  November 2011 ISBN-13:  9781620160015

Twenty-seven inspirational true stories of people who expierence God's miracles.

Amazon


A United Airline pilot over the Pacific on 9/11, an Alaskan fisherman adrift, and a survivor of the Hyatt Hotel's skywalk collapse share their stories along with twenty-four others. Available at Amazon.com.


Excerpt

My Unforgettable Night
Grant Besley’s Story
as told to Sally Jadlow

Our United Airlines flight #815 climbed into the night sky from Los Angeles International Airport at 11:30 p.m. As usual, our schedule set us to arrive in Sydney, Australia at daybreak. I was the Captain of this 747 jet this night of September 10, 2001.
Four pilots and eighteen flight attendants stood ready to serve our passengers on this fourteen-hour flight. The fuel situation was tight. We were at the top of our weight limit. If the winds didn’t behave as forecast, we might have to land in Fiji for a refuel.
We got underway without a hitch. The two relief pilots went to their bunks to sleep for six hours while my co-pilot and I flew the first leg of our journey.
At the end of our six-hour shift, we switched places with our relief pilots. I settled into my bunk across from the first class bathrooms. Sometimes I found it hard to fall asleep because of the sound of flushing toilets and air rushing by the fuselage. Often when we passed over the equator, turbulent thunderstorms woke me.
If anything bad happened while I was asleep, it was still my fault. I was the one responsible. I had to put my trust in the relief pilots— even though I met them only a couple of hours before. In spite of these distractions, I fell into a deep sleep.
I awoke when someone shook my foot.
“Skipper. Better get up.”
“Is the fuel low? Do we need to land in Fiji?”
Theodore, the relief pilot, thrust a paper toward me. “Isn’t about the fuel. Look at this.”
I squinted at the paper. A printed tape from our dispatcher read, “11:14 a.m. EDT - U.S. is on high alert. Experiencing a rolling terrorism event. Your cockpit door should be kept locked with no access to anyone.”
Nodding I said, “Sure. We can do that.”
“There’s more.” He handed me a second printout. It read, “Terrible day. Flight 93 Newark to San Francisco crashed Western Pennsylvania. Flight 175 Boston to Los Angeles missing. Two American Airlines crashed.”
What in the world was going on? I scrambled out of my bunk and met with the other pilots in the cockpit. We had to decide just how much to tell the crew. Several of the flight attendants were from New York. After much discussion, we chose to spare them most of the details.
I called for our chief flight attendant. She was a young Scandinavian who was very new to international flying. Despite this fact, she turned out to be a gift from God. She immediately had suggestions on how to deal with the crew and passengers.
Punching the intercom button, I got all the flight attendants on an All Call throughout the cabin. I chose my words with care.
“We have had some terrorist activity in the States. We’re taking it seriously. Going on a high security alert. Be very watchful for any suspicious activity, no matter how trivial it seems. There will be access to the cockpit only by urgent need.” I gave them two special codes. One for normal access, and one if they were being forced.
Thirty minutes later, we got a call from a coach section flight attendant. She wanted access to the cockpit. By the code she gave, I knew she wasn’t being coerced.




Want to review or comment on this book?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!





Featured Book
Through Katrina's Eyes, Poems from an Animal Rescuer's Soul
by Mr. Ed

Recipient of the 2006 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Doing Max Vinyl (An Annie Ogden Mystery)
by Frederick Brooke

An absurd journey into the heart of modern corporate lunacy, Doing Max Vinyl features a businessman who runs afoul of his environmentalist girlfriend, his scorned ex-wife..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members




Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.