Santiago strived to find his personal legend with the help of people he met on the way to find treasure that he is destined to find , just to realize the treasure was where he had fallen asleep in the beginning of the book. Even Though there was three different people who helped santiago find his personal legend, he had to go find it to fill complete. The king helped him first by explaining what a personal legend is. He tells Santiago about good and bad omens and says that it is the shepherd boy's duty to pursue his Personal Legend. Melchizedek then gives Santiago two stones, Urim and Thummim, with which to
He guides Santiago towards his Personal Legend and teaches him about the Language of the World and understanding the Soul of the World. They both men on a journey to seek their Personal Legend. Before the two part each other the alchemist tells santiango, “What you still need to know is this: before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’ve moved toward that dream. That’s the point at which, as we say in the language of the desert, one ‘dies of thirst just when the palm trees have appeared on the horizon.” ( Page) In short, the alchemist explains in order to realize one’s dream one has to make sacrifices and that courage is necessary to decode the “Language of the world”.
John is one of the characters in the story “By the Waters of Babylon” and he is the protagonist of the story. After he touches the metal, he becomes a priest just like his father after he is taken to the Dead Places. From beginning to end, John had shown courage and desire once he became a priest. He was determined of entering the Place of the Gods although it was forbidden he was curious about what is over there. John is brave throughout his journey to the Places of God and is not scared once he arrives.He discovers the truth and decides to tell his father about what he saw and dreamt about.
He saw him maturing and wanted him to be cautious and aware of the power he holds in the Circle of Life. When Mufasa’s ghost encounters Simba, he tells him, “Remember who you are. You are my son and the one true king. Remember who you are.” This is similar to how in the bible, the relationship of the Heavenly Father mattered most in connecting our identity to who we were made to be. We are made to be his sons and daughters and this ties into how Simba made mistakes and those mistakes showed he had strayed from his father’s teachings which shaped him into who he
Everyone in their childhood dreams of things that we will ever achieve in the future, are the fiery dreams of what anyone can have, we have had the inexhaustible enthusiasm that came from our heart, the pursuit of that dream was the hope we lived, we were just happy about what we could become, how we could reconstruct what we had, how to become worthy of our parents, our family, we would be the pride of everyone when they realized those dreams, with the infallible intuition of the road, but we did not know the risk and the opposite verses in the way of dreams, how we thought about thinking about something bad, so we grew up but when time spent dreaming to childhood, things become more complicated and we start to bear responsibility. American,
In the very beginning of the movie, William says how difficult it is to believe his father, but the story is still factual: “In tellin' the story of my father's life, it's impossible to separate fact from fiction, the man from the myth. The best I can do is tell it the way he told me. It doesn't always make sense and most of it never happened... but that's what kinda story this is”
The first clue to the community being an asset was the unity among many men. Early on disagreements on strategy and how to deal with all that was going on was displayed showing the varied opinions of the community as a whole. After heated back and forth the decision comes to head with Adam’s Father, Moses Cooper, “Whereupon, you qualify your rights and duties by asking what seventy-nine men may be expected to do against a thousand” (p.64) The recognition of this being a test to the committee banded the men together like brothers. Much was speculation, things they had heard and not known, but what they did know is that they were together on the issue. Reverends, fathers, brothers and sons alike become one in the
The mentor ‘The Alchemist” helps Santiago connect to the soul of the world and teaches his how to communicate and read the world around his heart. “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it’’(40). Santiago's has difficulty when obtaining different challenges through the villages and has been thought that personal legends would mostly listen to their heart if he really wants to have the treasure in his hands. In this stage it showed how Santiago was effected from choosing a harder goal but working to obtain
It was until Siddhartha asked his father to leave his home and go out on his own. Siddhartha was confident he would find his true desire. Along with this journey, Siddhartha encounters many people/groups who try to teach him enlightenment, but he did not realize the suffering that would go along with this trip. As the
He had begun to suspect that his worthy father and his other teachers, the wise Brahmins, had already passed on to him the bulk and best of their wisdom but his soul was not at peace." (3). Siddhartha set off on his own path to enlightenment. Siddhartha’s father, a wise Brahmin wasn’t keen on his only son leaving the legacy that had been laid out for him. His father believed that Brahmins knew everything and had experienced everything.