Dr. Antony Theodore

Let Your Religion Be A Love Affair - Poem by Dr. Antony Theodore

With all the power of my being
I shall bless God’s holy name.
My soul, do not forget the gifts of God.
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God pardons all your iniquities,
redeems you from destruction,
crowns you with kindness and compassion.

God Heals all your sicknesses.
He will not chide you.
He does not deal with you
according to your sins.

God will not remember the sins
Because God is love.
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From morning’s first light
to evening’s last star,
always remember
how special you are
because God thinks of you.
Let your religion be less of a theory
and more of a love affair.

Topic(s) of this poem: blessings

Comments about Let Your Religion Be A Love Affair by Dr. Antony Theodore

  • Sranisha Francis (5/3/2017 4:17:00 PM)

    always remember
    how special you are
    because God thinks of you. just another gem from you dear tony
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  • Matt Ancient (12/12/2016 8:12:00 AM)

    love religion
    love religion indeed, well written, nice reads (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Brick (12/10/2016 9:51:00 AM)

    Let Religion
    We need more of your joyous singing of the Lord! This is religious emotion which embraces life and enhances its delights. You do not have any negativity toward people of different beliefs and they may find this emphasis on the celebratory very persuasive. And religions should be models of persuasion instead of force. (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (12/9/2016 10:52:00 PM)

    Blessings my friend, thank you for this wonderful share. The fact that you don't give a name and say simply your religion makes this poem itself a beautiful prayer of peaceful love. (Report) Reply

  • (12/9/2016 6:31:00 PM)

    This poem is so full of emotions it moved me.
    God's love, for God is love
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  • Seamus O Brian (12/9/2016 3:40:00 PM)

    Echoes so beautifully and lyrically the teaching of the One whose simple instructions were first and foremost, love God and love your neighbor.

    A true psalm, my friend. Well done.
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  • Annette Aitken (12/9/2016 11:37:00 AM)

    Beautiful sincere writing Tony...well done on getting poet of the day.... (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (12/9/2016 8:09:00 AM)

    Very Necessary and essential poem to the present day's trend....thanks a lot for sharing this poem here...congratulations on being the poet of the day (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (12/9/2016 8:09:00 AM)

    Religion, Let's try and live a Christ like life,
    and religion will do its work.
    Nice job, thanks for sharing!
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  • Glen Kappy (12/9/2016 7:04:00 AM)

    Let Your Religion Be a Love Affair

    good to see a poem by you, this contemporary rendering of parts of psalm 103. and your last line is right on. from the perspective of the christian tradition, jesus never underscored the importance of doctrines, though many so-called christians think faith is mainly about mental assent to them. faith is trust in God, which implies relationship- a love affair is a good way to describe it.

    if you read this and have the time, i'd like to hear back from you.

    may love fill and surround you!

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  • Anil Kumar Panda (12/9/2016 6:10:00 AM)

    This is absolutely true. God does not consider what religions you belong to and always does what is good for you. We must thank Him for his kindness. He is full of love and compassion. Thanks for sharing. Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Linet Sabastian (12/9/2016 5:55:00 AM)

    Wonderful words used in this poem. I love the simplicity of the poem and the message is home. (Report) Reply

  • (12/9/2016 4:58:00 AM)

    Heartiest Congrats for drawing such superb inference in last two lines as also on the member poem of the Day. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (12/9/2016 4:24:00 AM)

    Nice one
    This poem is very magical and interesting definitely. This blows mind. Taking little time to thank God is nice duty and remembering him ever brings fortune. This is very beautiful.10 (Report) Reply

  • Christina Simmons (12/9/2016 2:25:00 AM)

    Let Your Religion Be A Love Affair
    I really loved reading the words of this well written piece of poetry: it is very positive in its delivery. Well done for being chosen as poet of the day. (Report) Reply

  • V.m.saraswathy Munuswamy (12/9/2016 1:30:00 AM)

    great work
    thanks for the share, happy to note the award it deserves. (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (12/9/2016 1:16:00 AM)

    Wonderful message in very well written verses.
    Congratulations with this poem of the day, Tony.
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (12/9/2016 1:06:00 AM)

    Nice poem............ Congrats on being selected................................. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (12/9/2016 1:02:00 AM)

    From morning’s first light
    to evening’s last star,
    always remember
    how special you are
    because God thinks of you.
    Let your religion be less of a theory
    and more of a love affair. - - - - - - -

    Feeling God's love in our heart is the true religion.
    Thanks for sharing the wonderful poem and congratulations for being Poet of the Day.
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  • Kim Barney (12/9/2016 12:58:00 AM)

    Great poem, my friend. Well-deserved poem of the day. Congratulations! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 5, 2015

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