One constant of popular culture is its value of celebrities and public figures. Some icons transcend divides and appeal to all kinds of individuals for various reasons. They are leaders in their own ways, using their celebrity platforms to make a difference. Regardless of any religious or nonreligious stance, their actions and insights can highlight for us particular universally spiritual concepts. The Backbeat Spirituality series taps into that cultural value of celebrity and presents, in a balanced and secular fashion, words of wisdom such celebrities have spoken. Series editor Nicholas Nigro weaves together insightful quotes and gathers them by theme ("Creativity " "Passion " "Intention"), offering texts from which readers can extrapolate their own meanings and, in turn, find added inspiration to live their best day-to-day lives. The Spirituality of Carlos Santana is an enriching compilation of the legendary musician's most inspiring and compelling words. Those who know him best will tell you that the venerable singer-songwriter has never been shy about expressing his opinions and reaching deep inside himself and revealing what's in his heart and in his soul. "You are not realistic unless you believe in miracles " Carlos says with genuine conviction.