Jun 11, 2012 One Word Wish My wife asked me if I had a one word wish for my son...what would it be? My wife's one word is "happy". All she wants is my son to be happy. I thought this was a great answer. Since I don't want to copy her, I have been thinking what I want for my son. Here's a list of words that have crossed my mind. Honest Wise Compassionate Knowledgable Generous Trusting Loyal Fearless Brave Confident Diligent Successful Open-minded Athletic Smart Ambitious Artist Creative Outgoing Lucky Loving I want my son to posses all of these great qualities, and that's why it is so hard for me to wish for only one. For now, let's just see which quality holds true.