Have you ever wondered what will you do if you can be granted one
wish,… only one wish,… to do anything you wish for?
If one day a genie suddenly appears in front of you and says you will be
given one wish, …no more, no less,… to make your wildest dream come
true or fulfill your best desire, what will you like to wish for?
As the year 2015 is coming to a close, a lot of people will be happy to see
it go away, since it has really been a tumultous and bad year with so many
unhappy consequences and suffering from natural disasters, crime, wars
and economic turmoil for many people.
Many people will certainly hope for a much better new year in 2016.
But what specifically will you wish for, if you have only one wish to
do anything you want?
There are no right or wrong answers…
Everyone is different and has different aspirations and goals in life.
As the saying goes, one person’s meat can be another person’s poison.
Will you wish for riches and perhaps want to be the richest person in the
Will you wish for power to become the most powerful person on Earth?
Will you wish for wisdom and be the smartest person in the world and
make a lot of money from your businesses?
Will you just wish for world peace?
Will you wish to see an end to all criminal activities and live in a completely
Will you wish for an end to all natural disasters?
Some people will be content if they can become Prime Minister or President
and run the country their own way.
Some may want more time and live to a ripe old age.
Some others will wish for good health so that they can be free from illnesses and
Some people may just wish for simple, more personal things such as better love,
family, work and spiritual relationships.
There may even be others who are so disappointed with life in this world, that they
may wish to live on another planet !
Or they may wish for all problems to disappear !
The possibilities are really endless…
Many people who are having many problems in life often think that the solution to
all their problems will be in just one wish.
They think if only they can get what they wish for, all their problems will be solved.
For example, if they do not have money, they think that if people give them money,
without them doing anything, they will be able to solve their problems.
They do not realise they must always be ready and willing to do something to help
themselves before other people can help them.
Have you noticed that even if your one wish is fully granted to fulfill whatever you
want to do, it will not solve all your problems?
For example, you may wish for riches and become super rich, But what if you lose
your health and all your money cannot buy back your health and you become very
Or what if your wish to become the most powerful person in the world is given to you
but you are always so busy with so many responsibilities and problems that you just
do not have enough leisure time?
Or what if you have the wish granted to have wisdom to do very well in business
but you do not have enough time to spend with your loved ones?
Or what if your wish is granted to live without any crime at all, but what will happen
to all the people now employed to fight crime? What will they do to earn a living?
Or what if you get your wish to live longer but you do not have enough money to
Or what if you get perfect health but you do not have enough money or time to
enjoy your life?
Or what if you wish for all problems to vanish into thin air, got what you wanted but
you become bored to death because there are no more challenges in life?
We should be careful of what we wish for, or we can cause more problems.
In summary, just getting one wish granted is not going to be enough for us to be happy
and enjoy life.
It is good that this one wish scenario is really just an imaginary thing.
In real life, we do not have to depend on getting more of only one thing eg time but it is
really possible for us to also get other things which are health, wealth, all at the same
time to enable us to enjoy our lives.