The book, although a highly informative read, I found it to be focusing mainly on a group of individuals in the highly developed world. As a person who is born and raised in Africa, I would say that our lessons for the 21st century, would be slightly different. I found myself not being able to relate to a lot of things that were mentioned in … Continue reading 21 Lessons For The 21st Century : Book Thoughts
It might be too late to wish everyone a happy Ramadhan, but better late than never, right? So, Happy Ramadhan everybody!
I wrote a little reflection poem about death, because I realized how this is a scary topic for many people. The minute you mention death, in any way, then there is a certain look on people’s face, like a taboo Continue reading “Death: How do you reflect?”
I got attached to Santiago.
From the boy he was, to the man he became. I was part of it all, every step of his journey. You can sense the maturity changes in the protagonist as the book progresses. As a reader, I felt a part of every process.
Through magic interpretations and insightful metaphors, there are bits of life lessons and knowledge of phases that one has to go through in order to become who they believe they are, and part of these are probably taken out of Paulo Coelho’s life himself.
Santiago can be anybody, Continue reading “The Alchemist – Book thoughts”