Friday, September 12, 2008

Got Wish?

I still remember that scene from 10 years ago… I was sitting in the center of Paseo Noevo mall in Santa Barbra next to two small water fountains, having my lunch, listening to the jazz musicians (hired by the city to play music for the tourist.)
There I saw a grandmother giving her 3 or 4 year old grand daughter some pennies to toss into the water. After the little girl excitedly throw the coins … grandma asked, “What did you wish for dear?” She said “ I wished to become a million dolor ballerina”.

And as my grandma used to say “your wishes come true, so wish for some thing good.”
Now I think if our wish is to become an artist, we need to make sure we state the salary requirement too, like the smart little girl I saw. But in the event that we forgot to put the salary requirement on our wish, it helps to think of our wish as our ‘destination’, but not lose the sight of the journey…

2 Comments:

Blogger Parinaz said...

What a nice sentence your grandma said! My grandma used to say something similar and now, whenever I am pretty hopeless and disappointed, I try to remember all those lovely words...
They really help.

Be happy chakameh jan.

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Blogger bijan said...

Got a wish? I don't see anything wrong with the little girl injecting her salary requiment in her wish! I think, in that case, instead of pennies, her grandma should have given her a few Susan B Anthony Dollar coins to throw in ;)

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