If you could make one wish, what would it be?

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  1. buckly profile image60
    bucklyposted 7 years ago

    If you could make one wish, what would it be?

    (and don't give me any world peace answers, because you'd be lying wink

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  2. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 7 years ago

    To be loved back by the one person I have loved since forever. (Well, that's my wish but it will remain to be wishful thinking).

  3. ptosis profile image82
    ptosisposted 7 years ago

    I would wish for unlimited wishes - that's what I would do. Or at least three more....

  4. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 7 years ago

    No, I'd love world peace, but doubt it is possible.  So to be truthful, I would like our monthly income to go back to what it was before my husband went off work on disability.  I don't want to be rich, just want to be comfortable. 

    We were for a while and I miss it.

    1. The0NatureBoy profile image45
      The0NatureBoyposted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Duffsmom,
      Read https://hubpages.com/politics/The-U-S-C … ons-Spirit and see whit isn't happening. In short? Because "we The People have never read and unstop the United States Constitution. Ask AG Session about JOJ Document No. 3758011.

  5. onegoodwoman profile image75
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    First, I would ask for more wishes........

    Then I would ask that the world turned on wishes..........

    I would ask..............to have my children be children again,  looking to me for protection, for security, for direction, rather than to the large, large world of influences around them...........yes, to have my children be young again..........just for one more year, month or day.............just to have my children need me..........for I taught them independance far too well.

    As much as I enjoy my solitude, I would so much like to again hear their childish voices crying out,........."Mama".

  6. Denise Handlon profile image89
    Denise Handlonposted 7 years ago

    My pension-there's a huge drama at work about all of this which ended up by giving me two more hubs about work conflict and negotiations at work.  smile

  7. mandyf profile image64
    mandyfposted 7 years ago

    I would simply ask for a day of peace and quiet to rest and catch up on much needed sleep

  8. Sesshoumaru2st profile image56
    Sesshoumaru2stposted 7 years ago

    I would wish for the ability to make 100 more wishes. Man i'm too smart for my own good.

  9. Cathy I profile image75
    Cathy Iposted 7 years ago

    I would wish to have great financial  success in the things I am passionate about....writing, speaking,coaching.

  10. angie ashbourne profile image60
    angie ashbourneposted 7 years ago

    If I could make one wish...... 2 week trip to Las Vegas with some spending money.

  11. folorunsho80 profile image64
    folorunsho80posted 7 years ago

    I would wish for peace to rein through out the all continent of the world.

  12. tsmog profile image83
    tsmogposted 7 years ago

    I had a really awesome an answer until I read ongoodwoman's answer "First, I would ask for  more wishes......." That answers your question and is a smart one. However, next I  would use one wish to ask for time in comfort to think about the next one.

  13. DRG Da Real Grinc profile image76
    DRG Da Real Grincposted 7 years ago

    I wish that America would take care of Americans and stop trying to always help other nations. Not to sound selfish but we have hell of problems to deal with right here.

  14. kallini2010 profile image80
    kallini2010posted 7 years ago

    As difficult as it is to answer, of course I can pick anything for myself, whether it would be the best or the worst choice, I would return that wish to the all-powerful Jinn to give it to the person who needs it most.

    Is there only one such person?  It's up to him to figure out what to do in the world with all that power ...  But he is not his own master ...

    Then let him be his own Master and use his magic as he sees fit.

  15. ChristineVianello profile image59
    ChristineVianelloposted 7 years ago

    Please can I hit the 300 million power ball? I need to publish my books and stop working at my crazy job.

  16. bethperry profile image93
    bethperryposted 7 years ago

    I'd wish for a million more genies to give me wishes.

  17. buckly profile image60
    bucklyposted 7 years ago

    Wow, I think some of these answers are really great! especially onegoodwoman's answer which is really touching and genuine. There is something that I have noticed while reading the answers to this question and that is the following: It is in the nature of man to always want more- how do we see this?

    You ask a bunch of people what they would wish for if they could make one wish and what do allot of them say? Not eternal health, not extreme wisdom, not for eternal happiness, or anything like that. No people wish for the ability to make more wishes. As if one isn't enough. People are never satisfied.... As for me, I would wish for happiness until the day I die and with that wish, I cover all other wishes, because happiness in life is every persons main goal.

    1. Harishprasad profile image82
      Harishprasadposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Very sane comment indeed, I just love the answer for your wish is so simple and sweet.

    2. profile image0
      gogibsposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      But if you are happy and get very ill then you can be happily miserable and even die. Happiness without health, the good life, is in geopardy or even impossible.

  18. Darrell Roberts profile image76
    Darrell Robertsposted 5 years ago

    Hmm, ok, this may sound a bit out there, but that is just me.

    I would wish for the ability to grant all my own wishes.  There fore I could create anything I want. I would always be happy. I could help others and grant wishes for them.  I would help to make this world a better place, but I would not do everything even if I could.

    I would travel the universe etc Iwould have eternal live and a spiritual body capable of anything.

  19. Harishprasad profile image82
    Harishprasadposted 4 years ago

    To make me understand this whole drama - life and death so that peace ushers in my whole being.

  20. Penny G profile image72
    Penny Gposted 4 years ago

    I would wish for my childrens lives to be filled with peace, joy and happiness.

  21. John A Wiese profile image57
    John A Wieseposted 3 years ago

    More wishes or being able to grant your own wishes is too easy. My wish has the same result as being able to grant wishes or to have more wishes but it will make for a much more interesting life than getting everything you want instantly.
    Such a simple wish but it would allow me to do anything I want and I have a to do list a mile long. I would wish to know the answer to ANY question I could think of or be asked. I wouldn't want to know everything because that never ends well, I don't want to change my personality, but I would want access to everything so the solution is to know the answer to any question, lottery numbers, stock prices, access to all information  when I need it without the burden of having all the info stuffed into my brain.  I would start with simple things to generate some funding for my business to start a serious technical revolution. I would start by making some fast money in foreign exchange which would be used to open a trading room to have many people making themselves rich while generating money for my other businesses that would all make Apple and Google look like Radio Shack. No, it's not about money(at least not after the first couple million $) my goal is to solve the world's problems, cancer, diabetes, aids, alzheimers , the common cold and other diseases GONE, lost or diseased body parts regrown or regenerated, aging reversed or stopped, health maintenance nanites(eat whatever you want and the nanites insure you maintain perfect health and weight). Serious space travel, I'm talking intergalactic space travel, ten million light years in a week, the edge of the known universe in less than 5 years or even instantly if possible, a limitless clean personal power source, and of course transporters(good bye transportation industry), replicators(wish granting machine), hollodecks(fantasy vacations), planetary defense system to stop large meteors and comets, weather control network( to prevent droughts and disastrous storms) rooms that are bigger on the inside(if possible) a self sustaining transportable phone booth sized mansion for everyone. The possibilities are only limited by what is possible and how fast we could advance the technology needed to accomplish our dreams. I would probably build a paradox proof time machine(Observe only, blocks physical interaction with past events and doesn't go into the future past the starting date of the trip) for historical research and clarification only no Back to the Future situations possible.

  22. manatita44 profile image83
    manatita44posted 3 years ago

    I just want to do God's Will. I've felt that way for many years, and it does not matter in whichever way the question is shaped or formed. The answer is always the same. In my world, without the one Absolute, everything else is useless, meaningless and utterly false. Likewise, with the Absolute, all is of supreme beauty. The God-seeker says:

    "O God, I remember You, because You remembered me first."

    "O God, if You want me to be happy, great! If You want someone else to be happy in my place, then this is great too. I simply want to be an instrument of Your Will supreme. Use me according to Thy Will and Consciousness"

    That is my only wish and prayer, to live in harmony with the Will of the Supreme. Deep and profound but necessary or essential question. In Love and Light.

    1. Sean Dragon profile image83
      Sean Dragonposted 10 months agoin reply to this

      Once again, my brother, I am 100% with you!

  23. Angel Van Atta profile image78
    Angel Van Attaposted 3 years ago

    My only wish ever is that my children grow to be very old after living full and happy lives.

  24. Ashish Dadgaa profile image20
    Ashish Dadgaaposted 23 months ago

    haha...nice question.

    Maybe more readers on HubPages smile

  25. SM Nuruzzaman profile image61
    SM Nuruzzamanposted 23 months ago

    I'd ask for thousands of visitors to my blog. I'm a die-hard blogger and you know what might be my wish!

    Seeing visitors and interactions as well will make any blogger happy. So I'm not an exception.

  26. stas karimov profile image60
    stas karimovposted 23 months ago

    I have only one wish - I want to find million like-minded people. And then my WISH will increase in million times !!!

  27. profile image61
    peter565posted 22 months ago

    I would wish that Christianity will become a dead religion, with people leaving the church.

    1. profile image0
      GalaxyRatposted 14 months agoin reply to this

      How nice.

  28. Reluctant Revival profile image65
    Reluctant Revivalposted 22 months ago

    If I could only make one wish, I would wish that all mankind would want to do God's will.

  29. Angele Parris profile image78
    Angele Parrisposted 21 months ago

    I had an out of body experience in Easter of 1993. I have been told too many times that the revelation I received could not be from God, and that it could be the devil I saw. What I saw took place over 23 years ago, which is quite a long time.  (maybe I was told to keep this vision to myself, until manifested in real life.) However, my one wish is to be provided with proof (within a week) that it was the true God I saw, because at this time I badly need a car. If I get confirmation that it was God I saw, all else will take care of itself.

    At the end of this experience I was given the book of Galatians, and I am going to quote Galatians 4 vs. 30, "But what does the Scripture say "Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman's son." (NIV).

    My one wish is to obtain proof from the Liberians.

  30. RUPAL PANDEY profile image60
    RUPAL PANDEYposted 19 months ago

    I would wish for a" new me" who is self-confident,courageous,self-dependent & a blissful personality...

    1. Terrielynn1 profile image93
      Terrielynn1posted 14 months agoin reply to this

      That is a gift you give others. After you help them feel this way, it changes how you feel about yourself. I changed for the better with age and experience. Please don't be hard on yourself. Find a way gain strength.

    2. profile image0
      gogibsposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      You can be this kind of person if you want to - Repeat : I am self confident. courageous ... 5 times each night before going to sleep. Each new morning brings a brand new day to act on what you say.

  31. Brians Review profile image81
    Brians Reviewposted 19 months ago

    I'd wish for a follower. If the genie was really good, I'd wish for 1,000.

  32. profile image57
    Sheree Cottonposted 18 months ago

    I would ask for unlimited wishes that never run out.

  33. Sadia Mushtaq profile image60
    Sadia Mushtaqposted 18 months ago

    i would wish to be able to go back and firth in my past and future

  34. tony944 profile image60
    tony944posted 18 months ago

    To have Grandchild that will carry Families name!
    and to be proud of it.!!!

  35. Agnes Penn profile image78
    Agnes Pennposted 16 months ago

    I tried a simple answer, but this venue demands more than a couple of words; just the same: a kiss.

  36. PDXBuys profile image76
    PDXBuysposted 15 months ago

    I would wish for an infinite amount of additional wishes.  Can't go wrong with that one...!

  37. Omar Eldamsheety profile image68
    Omar Eldamsheetyposted 15 months ago

    I will wish that all my family be healthy till the end of their lives.

  38. AmitAlgotar profile image44
    AmitAlgotarposted 14 months ago

    I would wish that hence forward whatever i wish for more than 8 times continuously in a row is fulfilled. As many times we wish for something instantly once or twice but would soon realize that we were better without it so for precaution wishing 8 times in a row would be great....

  39. Terrielynn1 profile image93
    Terrielynn1posted 14 months ago

    My only wish would be that no children had to suffer in anyway. It's not right that so many suffer because of thier parents and harmed by the sickos in the world. We would have a very different world if we really could find a full-proof way to protect the children.

  40. profile image0
    GalaxyRatposted 14 months ago

    First thing first, I would wish for 5 more wishes, as follows:
    1. People to use proper grammar (I have a strange thing about that)
    2. That animals go to heaven (if they don't already)
    3. I could publish a novel
    4. Kids would have an equal voice in government (but that would lead to lots of orders of, "make more lollipops for me" and stuff)
    AND
    5. That I could, for once, stop being annoying...

  41. sripoonam profile image59
    sripoonamposted 13 months ago

    It would be bliss ,eternal peace.Being neural with things.In this temporary life All I want is eternal peace(Bliss).

  42. tamarawilhite profile image91
    tamarawilhiteposted 13 months ago

    That Islam actually becomes a religion of peace, as we keep saying we wish it was.

    1. Hiba Ahmed profile image64
      Hiba Ahmedposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Please don't spread misconceptions about a religion you don't have knowledge of. 'Islam' stands for peace. Nobody here is perfect, if a Muslims commits a sin, it's not Islam that become contaminated. Plus, Islam is all about peace.
      Please acknowledge

  43. profile image60
    IvyGohposted 13 months ago

    That my children have a better life than me

  44. hunzala profile image60
    hunzalaposted 13 months ago

    As difficult as it is to answer, of course I can pick anything for myself, whether it would be the best or the worst choice, I would return that wish to the all-powerful Jinn to give it to the person who needs it most.

    Is there only one such person? It's up to him to figure out what to do in the world with all that power ... But he is not his own master ...

    Then let him be his own Master and use his magic as he sees fit.

  45. profile image0
    gogibsposted 13 months ago

    YES ! More wishes ! Then : Peace on earth, Water, food, shelter for each and every human being, Good physical and mental health for everyone (everlasting life ?). Fair weather year long world wide, with special automn fantasy colors, spots, and winter spots for snow outdoors lovers. Free non poluting travel everywhere. All animal species in perfect nature balance and eating only vegetation. -- For starters.

  46. profile image61
    Chintya Huanguosposted 13 months ago

    wish to be the most human I can be and ever be.

  47. The0NatureBoy profile image45
    The0NatureBoyposted 12 months ago

    I have made many wishes but the one I wish now, knowing it will be fulfilled, is only "to fulfill my destiny" this incarnation has bestowed upon me.

  48. profile image69
    Avery Wardposted 12 months ago

    I'd like to spend an entire day with dan and phil but thats just me

  49. Bildad Hawi profile image68
    Bildad Hawiposted 11 months ago

    I would wish to explore the universe(s) and discover other complex life forms or civilizations.

    1. The0NatureBoy profile image45
      The0NatureBoyposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      That has been granted many times. Via Karma and Reincarnation every life-force has done it forever. There's never been a creation of nor end to existence, our life-forces learn and forget every iota of existence before being existence's life-force.

  50. Besarien profile image86
    Besarienposted 11 months ago

    I'd wish that everyone had what they needed to live a healthy life and reach their full potential.

 
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