My Hearfelt Wish!

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‘Happy birthday mom!’

My eleven year old son congratulated me this morning, gave me a bear hug, a kiss, money, and cards as presents. My husband, daughter, little sonΒ did the same!

I’m really rich now! πŸ˜‰

Anyway, my son had this amused look on his face when he asked,

‘Mom what do you really wished for today?’

I looked at him, he’s going to secondary next September, andΒ he knows me like the palm of his hands. I didn’t answer him, rather, I went downstairs, opened the door and staring at my lawn, I saw images of people of all nations, ethnic groups, hugging each other and LouisΒ Armstrong’s ‘What a wonderful world’ came to my mind.

I see trees of green…….. red roses too
I see em bloom….. for me and for you
And I think to myself…. what a wonderful world.

I see skies of blue….. clouds of white
Bright blessed days….dark sacred nights
And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world.

The colours of a rainbow…..so pretty ..in the sky
Are also on the faces…..of people ..going by
I see friends shaking hands…..saying.. how do you do
They’re really saying……I love you.

I hear babies cry…… I watch them grow
They’ll learn much more…..than I’ll never know
And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world

The colours of a rainbow…..so pretty ..in the sky
Are there on the faces…..of people ..going by
I see friends shaking hands…..saying.. how do you do
They’re really saying…*spoken*(I ….love….you).

I hear babies cry…… I watch them grow
*spoken*(you know their gonna learn
A whole lot more than I’ll never know)
And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world
Yes I think to myself …….what a wonderful world.

I closed the door, and went upstairs, hugging him briefly, I said,

‘I want peace, love, and safety for all.’

He didn’t say anything.Β When he was ready to go to school, I had the strangest feeling. If I could physically stand before God today, Β I’ll tell him the same,

‘I want peace, food, shelter and safety for all.’

I wish you’llΒ all have peace and safety wherever you are in the world, have a great week! I’m going to do a bit of shopping after work from my cash windfall. I love you all!

Peace. πŸ™‚

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65 comments on “My Hearfelt Wish!

  1. Manu Kurup says:

    Happy Birthday πŸ™‚
    Sweet post.

  2. Kerina says:

    Happy Birthday… may you always find peace and love.

  3. Happy birthday Seyi Sandra!! Have a fun filled day!! What a wonderful post! πŸ™‚
    Christy Nelson. πŸ™‚

  4. What a wonderful birthday wish !! If we all made that birthday wish each year, we could change the world !!! I love that song and that is my husbands all time favorate song !!
    Happy birthday dear Seyi Sandra, you deserve a wonderful and special day !! Enjoy your riches and family !!!

  5. Happy Birthday. I was thinking as you told us you received money from your love ones, that the money wasn’t your treasure but the ones who gave you the extra cash are your real riches. Enjoy your day.

  6. Kev says:

    Precious! Happy Birthday!

  7. It sounds like you’re destined for a lovely day. Happiest of birthdays to you!

  8. cyberbonn says:

    Happy Birthday! β™₯ and many more

  9. Happy birthday! Thank you for using your birthday wish to bless others. I wish for you to have a great day!

  10. Don says:

    Happy birthday. Hope you have a wonderful day.

  11. firstwds says:

    Happy Birthday!

  12. ksbeth says:

    happy birthday and what a generous wish )

  13. ledrakenoir says:

    What a wonderful post and HAPPY BIRTHDAY, dear you… πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ˜‰

  14. Kids, mine are my seven wonders of my world πŸ™‚

    I love you too Seyi and may the good Lord grant your beautiful wishes to us all, Amen!
    Many happy returns, yes! you are too rich! Yours will be for everlasting and the harvest of every season.

  15. I Am Jasmine Kyle says:

    What a generous wish but while your toasting peace and hoping we all are well please don’t forget to take time for your self today! HAPPY BIRTHDAY! It was a real treat to read your post! Your son sounds lovely!

  16. RoSy says:

    Happy Birthday Seyi Sandra!
    May all of your birthday wishes come true.
    Much love & many blessings to you on your special day & always…
    xoxo

  17. Uzoma says:

    Aw, happy birthday, sis! May the Lord Almighty continue to bless you and your family. May He grant us all peace, love, and harmony. Your son is already acting like a man–love that!

    • Seyi sandra says:

      Amen o bros! Thanks for your kindness!! Though I give him pocket money, he still saved it and gave me some, it truly gladden my heart. Thanks for stopping by!
      πŸ™‚

  18. Happy Birthday! A gorgeous photo followed by an amazing piece of story-telling. LOVE THIS POST.
    janet

  19. Selah says:

    Happy Birthday! it’s Funny, the big part this little post has played in ensuring world peace! lovely

  20. Ste J says:

    Belated happy birthday!!!! I think you have the best birthday wishes as well. I think blogging is a virtual form of what you suggest so we are setting the trend with which others can and should follow.

  21. Happy birthday dearest friend. May God bless you and your family and give me more wonderful and lovely years fill with warmth and health. πŸ™‚ You made me shed tears reading this post.

  22. Ike says:

    Happy Birthday…..22?

  23. D.G.Kaye says:

    Happy birthday and a beautiful post! I hope you can see this because WP doesn’t let non WP replies, since I have moved, there is no longer my gravatar here and your response will not find me. I am D.G. Kaye, πŸ™‚

  24. I hope you had a wonderful birthday! What a lovely wish xx

  25. daniellajoe says:

    Happy Birthday Sandra!!!, and I love that song too, someday it will be true… πŸ™‚

  26. Happy Birthday my friend. I haven’t visited in a while and then this morning I thought I’d pop across to visit – lo and behold IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY!!!!!!! 21 again eh?
    I came here to ask you to visit my blog actually, I wrote two short stories over the last couple of days… well it’s actually one story told from two different perspectives. It was a bit of an experiment and I wanted you to cast your (one year older and wiser) eye over them and let me know what you think? I hope you don’t mind. Please read ‘First impressions’ before reading ‘Lasting Impressions’. Cheers mate, luv ya!

  27. kodiwilson says:

    This is such a great post! Please check out my blog as well! πŸ™‚ http://kodiaileen.wordpress.com/

  28. Happy belated birthday hon! Let’s all pray that your wish comes true! Much love β™₯

  29. Happy Birthday Seyi! Beautiful post. I wish God grants your wish. Very sweet. πŸ™‚

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