The prodigal beral returned after 24 hours.
I pleaded with an unnameable something all night for him to return (though he had already returned by 3 am, my parents didn't immediately call me and I found out at 7 am).
I guess I don't count as an atheist. But I couldn't care any less.
Amar shontan jeno thake dudhe bhate. More universally true wishes are hard to come by.