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WISE Bookshelf: The Alchemist

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Inspiration comes from many avenues. In our WISE Bookshelf feature, members share some of the titles that have encouraged them to think outside of the box, try a new approach, dig down deep for the confidence they needed to make that big decision or simply allowed them a reprieve from the daily grind. Happy reading!

Book

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Genre: Metaphysical Fiction


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The Alchemist is a story of a young shepherd, Santiago, that sets out on a worldwide journey to find an extravagant treasure. Along the way he learns many life lessons — mainly that sometimes everything we yearn and desire is right in front of us, within us. He learns about having faith and belief in himself. Everything in our lives will have a time and place that it will happen, when we trust the process.

Submitted by: Gemina Stroud | Atlanta | 6-15 years experience

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