“The greatest mountain we need to climb lies in our our own minds”. It’s not the highest mountain that we conquer, but ourselves, our own mentality. Overcoming perceived limits to reach (attain) the pinnacle of our own minds.”

It's not the mountain we conquer, but OURSELVES

“The greatest mountain we need to climb lies in our our own minds”. It’s not the highest mountain that we conquer, but ourselves, our own mentality. Overcoming perceived limits to reach (attain) the pinnacle of our own minds.”

– craig (as inspired by the words of Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand conquerer of Mount Everest (1919-2008)

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

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from https://beliefhope.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/its-not-the-mountain-we-conquer-but-ourselves/

and   https://formula1mind.wordpress.com

“He never ever stopped climbing that mountain.”

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life…

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Frankl: He who has a WHY can bear any HOW

Hannibal and Me: life lessons from history

Despair = Suffering – Meaning

So Viktor Frankl says in the video above, summarizing his theory of logotherapy, which I’ve read at greater length in his book Man’s Search for Meaning. In other words, if people suffer but see meaning in their life, and even in their suffering, they do not despair, as he himself did not despair when he was in Auschwitz and other concentration camps.

He is therefore, as he also says in this video, the anti-Sartre. Sartre and the other existentialists believed that we have to accept the meaninglessness of our existence. I, in my black-turtleneck and Gauloise phase (everyone has one), used to think that was cool. But Frankl thinks it is nonsense.

Or rather, he thinks that it is unhealthy and unhelpful. Hence logotherapy, which

focuses rather on the future, that is to say, on the meanings to be fulfilled by the…

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A Writing Thought: “I want to write the way Gilles Villeneuve drove and power-slid his blood-red Formula One Ferrari… with wild enthusiasm and a sense of abandonment, combined with the artists craft of a Stirling Moss, a Jim Clark, and especially that of the great Ayrton Senna, living on the razor-blade edge of life.”

Racing (and Writing) in the Zone

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“Life is what happens in between making other plans.”
– John Lennon

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and 

“I want to write the way Gilles Villeneuve drove and power-slid his blood-red Formula One Ferrari*… with wild enthusiasm and a sense of abandonment, combined with the artists craft of a Stirling Moss, a Jim Clark, and especially that of the great Ayrton Senna, living on the razor-blade edge of life.”

  • That’s  a metaphor , by the way!

Hope this doesn’t sound too “way out there, beyond  the Zone.”

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Still

“I’d rather aim at something high and fail…

than aim at nothing and succeed.”

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

for dearest mom and dad, your spirits lives on (forever)

thanks for all the support, encouragement and especially love

craig

From  my book ‘Writing into the Light’

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http://www.amazon.com/Writing-into-Light-Ill-ebook/dp/B005HFA1FW

and http://godandformula1.wordpress.com/

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The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available (including…

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The Serenity Prayer

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

The Serenity Prayer

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

God

Grant me the Serenity

To accept the things I cannot change

 

The Courage

To change the things I can

 

The Wisdom

To know the difference

 

Grant me Patience

For the changes that take time

 

Appreciation

For all that I have

 

Tolerance

For those with different struggles

 

And the Strength

To get up and try again one day at a time

Thanks for repeating those wise words to me so many times, dearest dad

Your spirit lives on through this sharing…

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“Together, one mind, one heart, one life, one small step at a time, let’s link hands and march into a new tomorrow, a better and brighter future. TOGETHER we can do it”

– c from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

TOGETHER, one mind, one heart, one soul, one small step at a time, we can make some difference towards a better world, a brighter tomorrow

“SHARE, ENCOURAGE and SPREAD, HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT”

Picture (great) by my friend, Jenny
“A writer’s dreams”