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Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

‘Happy Marriage Anniversary! ’


Full seventeen years have rolled off now
Since marriage; only God knows ‘how? ’
We may have had our years of strife;
But on the whole, ‘twas nice a life!

Our children are our wealth;
The Scripture gives us health
Of body, mind, heart, soul,
Till we fulfill our role.

The morrow seems so good;
So is our spiritual mood;
God cares and us provides;
Our future, He decides.

Let worry, never us worry;
Our failures past, we must bury;
For sins, let’s say to God. ‘Sorry! ’
En Road to Heaven, let’s hurry!

Submitted: Monday, October 29, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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  • Riquetta Elliott (12/6/2007 10:23:00 AM)

    I am so happy for your marriage Mr. Celes. Seventeen years of being married to someone you love and care about so much. (Report) Reply

  • Jemarie Ragudo (10/29/2007 9:08:00 PM)

    You're fortunate to have a blessed marriage. Many people can only wish what you have. Excellent poem! (Report) Reply

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