My First Solo Flight

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Ever since I can remember, I wanted to become a pilot. As the years passed my career steered me into the business world and engineering.

At the age of 35, I became seriously ill and it was then when I decided turning my dream of flying into reality.

I vividly recall studying in my hospital bed, sick of chemotherapy and how I never gave up. Today I am an airline pilot in business aviation and ambulance flying. I’m licensed to fly various airplanes in different continents and I’m enjoying every moment of my dream, now my reality.

What was the most thrilling experience during my first solo flight?

When my instructor informed me: “I think you are ready” (just like in Avatar, the movie when Neytiri told Jake he was ready to become a Matakaya). I replied: “Ready for what?” “Ready for take off!” he commanded.

The instructor never gave me a chance to answer as he was convinced I could do it. And so I took off and flew along the traffic pattern (a mere 5 minutes!)) around the airport. I went through my checklist, radio communication and just as I was about to downwind to the airport I realized (WTF!) now I have to land this thing alone! Within a second my adrenalin hit an all time high and blood pressure pumped to the maximum. I could hear my heart beating through my headphones as I was ticking off checklist for the approach, keeping track of procedures, proper radio communication and flew the plane in the requested speed and configuration.

As I was turning into final approach for landing and thank heavens I could see the runway in front of me, it was then that I kept my focus and confidence together and said NO to anxiety and uncertainty building up my head.


I can’t explain or describe how it felt that day. That feeling follows me till this very day as I’m flying around the world delivering either patients or high profiled guests to their destinations. The feeling of flying creates a beautiful balance in my life that is filled with gratification, exhilaration, gratitude and the mere fact that I know that I’m capable of living my dream!

 My message to you: “Don’t allow an illness or anything of that matter to make you realize you should reach for your dreams, you just never know… Go and do it now! 

The story of Rony Vogel 

The 1-Loud-Wish-Per-Day Group


Our bodies consist of masses of vibrating cells and it’s filled with energy and life. One day when our energy can’t keep our bodies together anymore, our bodies die. This energy is released into the universe and is called spirit, soul or mind. In fact, this energy is who we really are.

While we still have a body, we have a lot of power at hand. We have three amazing resources: our voices, our bodies and our energy. We can influence our own energy and each other’s energy in various ways. A great way is to use our voice. We can attract, heal and offer support and turn energy into positive or negative.

The option of wishes:

If you make one loud wish (anywhere in the world) the words spoken will vibrate in the air. This vibration can touch the specific energies the wish was made for, regardless of being dead or alive! We all know the law of attraction and that our thoughts and words can change the molecules in water. We all know we are what we think, eat and do. We are responsible for our own actions and what we attract. The 1-Loud-per-day group is where it all begins.

It’s simple: You just have to believe in your own wish, that it will come true and say it out loud.

We can’t always afford donations or we are unavailable to offer our support. We can make wishes for financial support, for assistance, for medical support, for roof over heads, for peace and prosperity. We can send the energy out so that it vibrate and change the molecules with the positive wishes we made for that specific person or occurrence.

Saying wishes out loud have the potential to change energy from within and allow it to expand and come true.

Think of all those people who died in China, Japan, India and Burma. Think of Tibet, the Tsunami, the War against Terror, Hurricanes, and Africa…the list is endless!

Think of a friend, an unhappy marriage, a sad neighbor, a death in the family/friend, resentment, forgiveness, etc.

By joining this group, you can make 1 loud wish per day (more wishes are absolutely welcome!)

The only rule: we DO NOT make any wishes that can harm others, that are unrealistic, supernatural, and greedy or have negative results.

I start…”I wish unlimited and lasting happiness to the world and universe”

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Alexander the Great

Alexander The Great by Kirsi Salonen

……….On his death bed, Alexander summoned his generals and told them his 3 final wishes:

1. The best doctors should carry his coffin

2. The wealth he has accumulated (money, gold, precious stones…) should be scattered along the procession to the cemetery, and

3. His hands should be let loose, hanging outside the coffin for all to see!!

One of his generals, surprised by these unusual requests asked Alexander to explain.

Here is what Alexander the Great had to say:

I want the best doctors to carry my coffin to demonstrate that, in the face of death, even the best doctors in the world have no power to heal…

I want the road to be covered with my treasure so that everybody sees that material wealth acquired on earth, stays on earth…

I want my hands to swing in the wind, so that people understand that we come to this world empty-handed and we leave this world empty-handed after the most precious treasure of all is exhausted, and that is TIME.

The lesson for life:

We do not take to our grave any material wealth, although our good deeds can be our travelers’ cheques.

TIME is our most precious treasure because it is LIMITED.

We can produce more wealth, but we cannot produce more TIME.

When we give someone our TIME, we actually give a portion of our life that we will never take back.

Our TIME is our life!

The best present we can give others and ourselves is TIME.

May we have plenty of TIME and may we all have the wisdom to give it away and LIVE until our TIME has come.