al·​che·​my (ˈal-kə-mē) n.
a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good ol’ days
before you’ve actually left them.”

Andy Bernard, The Office

“When each day is the same as the next,
it’s because people fail to recognize the good things
that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.”

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

“The world is full of magic things
patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

William Butler Yeats

“Life can only be understood backwards,
but it must be lived forwards.”

Søren Kierkegaard