Your Only Wish

your only wish
is not some extra bucks,
some sumptuous meal
or a day in Barbados

your only wish
is that twenty-four hours
becomes twenty-five

Maybe some fellows
would lend you from theirs
Or a time-doubler
would come to your aid
Or the good Lord
will alter the seasons

But each time,
your wish returns unanswered
Because it was not meant to be

We were made
to live to the full
within the little

See Also

Saviour’s Note

Where I Will Stop

Let Me Stay With You

God Loves Writers

You Need People

When it Seems God is Far Away

8 Powerful Ways to Take Charge of Your Life

9 Things to Never Take for Granted As a Christian


pp (7) new About the Author Ogaga Eruteya is a Nigerian Christian minister, writer and speaker. He writes on Faith, Personal Development, Youth Development, and Life Realities. With his words, he seeks to inspire, motivate, propagate life’s truths and represent a sincere Christian voice. Learn more about Ogaga here.

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