A young shepherd goes and follows his personal legend.
Every one has a "personal legend" (maktub), something that we were meant to do in the world.
- Personal Legend
- Maktub: arabic for "so it is written"
- Melchizedek, the king of Salem.
- Fatima: girl that shepherd meets in oasis, the girl he falls in love with
- Andalusia: where the alchemist grew up
- city southeast of spain
He had to choose between something he had become accustomed to and something he wanted to have.
Coelho, Paulo (2015-02-24). The Alchemist (p. 30). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.
Maybe these desert birds could explain to him the meaning of love without ownership.
Coelho, Paulo (2015-02-24). The Alchemist (p. 103). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.
“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream,”
Coelho, Paulo (2015-02-24). The Alchemist (p. 118). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.