Saturday, September 27, 2008

Managing Risk

Risk is a funny thing. Some people avoid it. Some people jump into it without thinking. Smart people manage it.

Does risk require faith? If so, what risk does God want you to manage? What risk are you entering into that you haven't consulted God about?
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Pilot completes jetpack challenge

A Swiss man has become the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing.

Yves Rossy landed safely after the 22-mile (35.4 km) flight from Calais to Dover, which had been twice postponed this week because of bad weather.

"When we've talked to him and asked him are you worried about risk his quote consistently is: I'm not worried about risk, I manage risk.

Dover Calais map
As well as a helmet and parachute, he wore a special suit to protect him from the four kerosene-burning turbines mounted just centimetres from him on the wing.

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