What are wishes
Wishes are expressions of your special desires . You may wish for good luck or for the world to be a better place . Anyone can make wishes . But how can you make sure that your wishes come true ? If you read fairy tales you may think that without the help of a genie or fairy godmother your wishes won’t come true -bu that may not be the case ! There are many superstitions ideas and traditions about wishing that are supposed to help you when you wish . For example certain days colors , numbers and animals are believed to be luckier than others . Even if you do not make use of all these traditions when you wish , it is impossible to guarantee that you will get everything you want .But if you make your wish at the right time and you believe hard enough who knows what will happen .
When to make your wish
You can make wishes any place and anytime but there are some times and places which are thought to be better for wishing than others . Many people believe that when you blow out your birthday cake candles you should shut your eyes and think about what you want to happen . If you find a wishing well throw in a coin and make a wish .It is the perfect place to think about your dreams . If you catch sight of a shooting star make sure you remember to make a wish – it is very lucky ! Turn over a coin in you pocket and make a wish if you spot a new moon up in the sky .The trevi fountain in rome is considered a lucky place to make a wish .Bizarre as it may sound , yellow bananas are thought by many to be perfect food to wish on . But be sure to make your wish before you eat he fruit or dream won’t come true !
Your wish is my command
If you’ve read lots of story books , you”ll already know that there are special characters who can make dreams come true . Wizards have amazing magical powers strong enough to grant my wish .The most famous wizard of all is merlin who , legend has it worked in the court of kind arthur . Genies appear often in stories too . If you are lucky enough to find one he or she will grant you three wishes . According to story books there are two types of witches good witches and evil witches . While both types can grant witches , good witches are far more likely to make your dreams come true . For hundreds of years people have believed in fairies who use their magic to change the lives of humans . Fairies can do good but beware ! They are often quite mischievous too .
Can animal make wishes come true
Many people believe that certain creatures bring good luck . Other animals are thought to be so unlucky that wishing on them is very dangerous . Here are three of the luckiest creatures …..some believe hairy caterpillars are very lucky . They will bring you good fortune if you throw them over your left shoulder . Have you ever caught a glimpse of a red breasted robin in your backyard ? Next time you do , make a wish ! Many believe the sight of this little bird will bring good luck ! . The sight of a black cat means many different things around the world . Most people believe they are incredibly lucky , especially if they choose to enter your house of their own free will . Still be warned ! If a black cat crosses your path , don’t make a wish ! It’s unlucky .
Wish upon a star
Many wonderful stories are all about wishes . Here are some of the popular . Aladdin – When aladdin is sent to fetch a lamp from a cave , he doesn’t expect to find his own genie . But when he rubs the lamp to clean it , a genie appears ready to grant him three wishes . The wizards Of Oz – Dorothy and her friends lion , scarecrow , and tinman set out on a journey to visit the wizard of oz in the emerald city hoping that he will grant their wishes .To get there all they have to do is follow the yellow brick road . Cindrealla – When cindrella wans to go to the ball her evil stepsisters say she must stay behind to clean teh house . But just when things seem really bad , Cindrella’s fairy godmother step in and with a wave of her magic wand makes cindrella’s dream come true .
Do you want to know hw to make your wish come true ? Well , choose the right day to wish and anything is possible . Lucky days If you make your wish on a wednesday or sunday you are sure to find your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow ! These are the luckiest days of the week .
Unlucky Days Don’t make a wish on a thursday , friday or saturday . These are the unluckiest days of the week . Friday is supposed to be the unluckiest of all , when no amount of wishful thinking will allow your dreams to come true
Lucky colors and numbers
Different colors and numbers are supposed to be special too .Wear red , green or yellow when you wish and you could be in trouble ! But wish on blue or white and your wish could come true .Blue is one of the luckiest colors of all because it reminds us of heaven . People often have their own special lucky number that brings them extra luck . It may be their age of their address . It could even be their shoe size .Pick numbers three , seven , and nine and something magical could happen. But whatever you do , don’t wish on number 13 – it is believed to be the unluckiest number of all
Wishing around the world
People all around the world from many cultures believe that they can do certain things to help their wishes come true . In certain african countries such as togo and the cameroons, people ask a witch doctor to grant their wishes . By chanting a certain spell and shaking a rattle the witch doctor is said to wake up sleeping spirits who can grant wishes .Take a trip to cork in southern ireland and you will find people lining up to kiss the blarney stone at blarney castle . Kissing the stone is said to give the gift of good speech . Who knows whether it does or not ? . When the eskimos of north america or greenland need to find out when their luck will improve they can ask an angakuk for help . An angakuk is a type of magician who will go on a spiritual journey in order to solve his people’s problems .