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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Fifteen. Lucky You

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What if luck has less to do with chance and more to do with how you live? In his international best-selling book The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho crafts an allegorical narrative around this idea. The main character in the story, a young man named Santiago, works as a shepherd until he has a dream that awakens him to a deeper calling for his life. Fear holds him back from responding to the call, but the dream persists. Eventually, Santiago musters up the courage to follow the path for which he was meant (called his “personal legend” in the book). Leaving his comfortable life behind, he journeys into the unknown and is invigorated ...

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