I hope y’all enjoy my thirty ninth entry for Becca’s Nurturing Thursday Challenge. This week’s theme is Wishes. Here’s a link to Becca’s Blog


Nurturing Thursday was started by Becca Givens to “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy!” I thank her for starting a challenge that will help us get through the difficulties that we all face. Thanks Becca for doing something to help everyone feel better especially since this world has been so cruel lately.

Four Songs that mention Wishes

Some Pictures and some Quotes about Wishes


“The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he  can,  never  suspecting that  anybody  wishes  to  hinder  him.”

~ President Abraham Lincoln

“When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.”

~ Elizabeth Bowen

“God cannot use you as He wishes until you come into the fullness of His Glory. Do not get alarmed, my friend, when doubts creep in. That is old Satan. Pray, pray, pray.”

~ George Washington Carver

“A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.”

~ Maya Angelou

“God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Every parent craves for a child, and once their wishes come true, they feel that it’s not possible for them to love anyone more that the first born. But the fact is, after you have the second issue, the feeling is, how can I not love the kid?”

~ Kajol

“When wishes are few, the heart is happy. When craving ends, there is peace.”

~ Gautama Buddha

“I  believe  in  an  artiste’s  life,  there  are  two kinds  of   awards  –   first   is   the   appreciation  and  good   wishes   he   or   she   gets   for   his  work   from  the   audience   and   secondly,   the  recognition   in  the   form   of   awards.”

~ Sharmila Tagore

“Like our shadows, our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.”

~ Edward Young

“It’s a universal truth that no parent wishes to acknowledge that the fear and phobias we are in thrall to in adulthood almost invariably connect back to childhood experiences.”

~ Mariella Frostrup

“A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, – a mere heart of stone.”

~ Charles Darwin

“Over the years to come, one thing is for certain: if the monarchy wishes to stay relevant and in power, it will have to change more.”

~ Kate Williams