Racing (and Writing) in the Zone

BEYOND THE ZONE

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Racing is a metaphor for life.

“Ayrton’s spiritual side only influenced his work positively. He was just at peace with the world.”

– Senna’s team manager at McLaren, Ron Dennis

Every visitor to Morumbi cemetry in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the city that is birthplace of Ayrton Senna is greeted with the phrase:

‘Nada pode me separar do amor de Deus.’ (nothing can separate me from God’s love). Senna believed energy was being channelled through his being from a far greater power. But his faith did not mean he left everything to his God (Christian) take over. Without a work ethic to match his outrageous talent, he would never have made it to the pinnacle of achievement.

“Maybe Senna’s lap at Monaco was 100% perfect, but it’s not being in the Zone that makes you qualify like he did that time. That was something else – “beyond the…

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  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on Sharing Some Thoughts on Jesus Christ.

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  2. craiglock Says:

    Hi
    CAN’T KEEP UP…BUT THANKS FOR THE “THANX”
    MANY MORE COMMENTS OVERNIGHT and many hundreds of thousands already on my various other blogs…true!) …so hope it’s not slowing down your loading speed!). Am really pleased you are enjoying my writings, as the reason I write is to share.
    Am having to remove many and so sorry can’t reply individually, but DO try to read as many as possible daily
    so “thanks for the thanx”
    “As we live and move and have our being, so from this vision, we create heaven in our own lives… and perhaps even heaven on earth.”
    – craig (as inspired by Acts 17:28 and the words of Felicia Searcy)
    “Aim at the earth and you may not get off the ground.
    “Aim at the stars and you may reach the moon.”
    “Aim at heaven and you’ll have earth thrown in…
    and you may even hit the stars.”
    – craig (as inspired by the famous quote by CS Lewis – 24th May 2012)
    “When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
    – Leonardo da Vinci
    http://www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.html
    “If a man is called to be a street-sweeper,
    he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
    or Beethoven composed music, or
    Shakespeare wrote poetry.
    He should sweep streets so well
    that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say,
    here lived a great street sweeper
    who did his job well.”
    – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.
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    PPS

    Instead of trying to reply to each one of you, I’ll just keep on writing
    “If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I’d type a little faster.”
    http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 and and http://www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.htm

    “Let not our different beliefs set us apart as human beings, but rather let the Spirit of our shared humanity be what defines and unites us as common citizens of our planet.”
    – me

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