Greeting from 10,000 ft. up!
I’m currently on a flight to Reno, Nev. for work.
This is the first time I’ve ever used the in-flight wifi, and I’m pretty sure this means I can now officially claim to be a member of mile-high Facebook club, which is obviously a real thing and awesome.
I wish I could say I was off to Reno for something cool, like a quickie wedding, or a $10,000 poker game, or a meeting with Johnny Depp, but alas, it’s just for a candy convention. Which isn’t even in Reno. It’s in Lake Tahoe. I hear it’s beautiful there.
(Note to potential robbers: My brother lives with me and he’ll kick your butt if you try to steal our microwave while I’m out of town because you think the house is empty).
If you’re wondering, I scored a window seat on this flight. Getting up to use the bathroom means I have to crawl past two other passengers to get to the aisle while saying, “I’m sorry” 13 times in the process, but at least I get to lean on something while I nap.
Also, it means I get to spend as much time as I want looking at the world through my favorite perspective.
The cars whiz around like miniature Hotwheels, the clouds are so close you can touch them, and even the mountains seem small.
I wonder if this is how God sees the world when he looks down on us. And if it is, it’s no wonder He doesn’t understand why we worry so much. He’s sitting there in the heavens with the whole picture and we’re freaking out because we can’t see to the other side of the mini-bridge.
Which makes you realize, that most of the time, all we need is a little shift in perspective. Problems and success are usually smaller than they appear. We’re all part of something bigger than ourselves. The world is a much bigger place than we usually realize.
Also, for what it’s worth, peeing while flying is strange and cool no matter how old you are. I’m guessing even God understands that.