Dr. Antony Theodore

Heaven Is Not A Place - Poem by Dr. Antony Theodore

Heaven is not a place
It is a happening.
It happens in you and me.

The inner beauty
And the serenity
In moments of true love
are its own reward.

In selfless love, heaven happens.
Heaven has no borders,
No distinctions, and
Monopoly of none.

Heaven transcends all religions.

Comments about Heaven Is Not A Place by Dr. Antony Theodore

  • Shareq Rahman (11/17/2016 8:05:00 AM)

    Heaven for atheists.
    Even an atheist will believe in heaven after reading this poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Lo Kai (9/1/2016 7:00:00 PM)

    Breathtaking. Great work. (Report) Reply

  • (7/23/2016 11:37:00 AM)

    I think I like this one the best! Great work! (Report) Reply

  • Glen Kappy (7/2/2016 7:21:00 AM)

    hi, tony! this morning the thought came to read a poem of yours. i picked this one right off and resonated with it. similarly in the christian tradition, jesus says in john chapter 17 that to know God is eternal life. back just a few chapters from there he repeats to his disciples the first and greatest command- to love- commitment to which brings God near. and from the opening words in genesis we understand that place, along with time and thing-ness or materiality are part of the creation- which are temporal not eternal. blessed are you, blessed all of us who understand and live this! -glen kappy (Report) Reply

  • Chandini Jaswal (6/28/2016 4:23:00 AM)

    You did it again, wonderful piece of poetry sir! (Report) Reply

  • Fred B Kagame (6/23/2016 2:20:00 PM)

    I really love this poem, Thank you Dr to share with us you work your work. (Report) Reply

  • Nicolle Andrea Bangayan (6/9/2016 8:13:00 PM)

    I love this poem. I love how spiritual your poems are. Keep doing it. (Report) Reply

  • (6/2/2016 12:43:00 AM)

    when someone writes something from truth/ for truth/ of truth.. words cannot mount it.. very nice poem.. Thank you Tony! ! (Report) Reply

  • B.m. Biswas (5/31/2016 10:16:00 AM)

    So it is a place nowhere but in you and me......you have presented a universal truth....nice to feel....thanks... (Report) Reply

  • Nilima Deb (5/28/2016 3:01:00 AM)

    Great write! ..We need to meet the heaven in our journey of life we search for.Nothing such is there called heaven unless we feel it inside us.I appreciate the theme you express here by your pretty world of feelings and art of creativity. (Report) Reply

  • Judith Blatherwick (5/27/2016 6:13:00 AM)

    Absolutely! This should be a mantra for the world. (Report) Reply

  • (4/19/2016 6:58:00 PM)

    Hallelujah! That's where I am and strive to be every single day. Your poem will make this awesome journey so much easier. Thank you from my heart. (Report) Reply

  • Norah Tunney (4/17/2016 7:23:00 PM)

    A wee bit of heaven dear poet
    Heaven is a happening it reminds me of the lines God is a verb
    full marks my friend
    (Report) Reply

  • (4/17/2016 9:25:00 AM)

    Heavenly words dear poet. Words that move beyond description. (Report) Reply

  • Tracy Craighead (3/25/2016 10:31:00 AM)

    Thank You. This is what I needed to read on this Good Friday morning. (Report) Reply

  • precious oboh (3/17/2016 1:07:00 PM)

    wow this is lovely. I just posted my poem Heavens Not A Place For Me. Good job. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Sky (3/7/2016 6:53:00 AM)

    Truly and wisely stated. I am loving your work. (Report) Reply

  • (3/1/2016 1:08:00 PM)

    Wonderful... It is really wonderful. I like reading your poems. They are written with a soul and make the mind be active. Those simple words, they are easy but very powerful. (Report) Reply

  • Tessa Roods (2/18/2016 12:18:00 PM)

    Word. There is only one above and one below. In the end, it would be nice if we could all at least agree on that. Nicely put. (Report) Reply

  • Ging Taping (2/16/2016 9:26:00 AM)

    heaven is not a place it is happening to you and me.When we are happy we say i feel like heaven..but when we're sad and frustrated we say oh hell! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 13, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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