"When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it"

Santiago’s repetition of Melchizedek’s words is becoming a mantra.  Words or phrases which are often attributed with mystical values, mantras also have their place in alchemy.  According to David Gordon White, author of The Alchemical Body, mantras are indispensible to alchemists in their goal of "the conscious realization of a transcendent self".