Whenever I am heading on a trip, I always bring a book along with me. A couple weeks ago I explored Zürich, and my book of choice was “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. The Alchemist was originally written in 1988 and is still an international bestseller being translated into over 70 languages. Many people claim that after reading this book their outlook on life truly changed and I can agree wholehearted.
“We are travelers on a cosmic journey,stardust,swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share.This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.”
While I won’t spoil the book for you, I highly recommend adding this book to your collection. The Alchemist follows the story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd who searches the world for his treasure. In his journey, he travels all over and discovers that some treasures are not tangible. Santiago’s voyage teaches us about letting go, recognizing opportunities, listening to our hearts, following omens, and discovering your personal legend.
“At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.”
I bought the paperback version to keep in my book collection, click here to buy the book, audiobook.
“The fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself… no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams.”
Tell me how you like the book!!!