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Love With Abandon

Updated on April 22, 2011

Let me love with abandon,

live free of regret.

All the blessings of life

let me never forget.

Let my heart remain tender,

compassionate, true.

Let forgiveness, free-flowing,

each day bring anew.

Let me seek to sow kindness

where none may abide...

Let acceptance abound,

let not judgment reside.

Let my life make a difference,

let love lead the way.

Let me never neglect

a sweet word to relay.

Let me share what’s been given

so freely with joy,

Let the love of The Master

me seek to employ.

Let me love with abandon,

live free of regret.

All the blessings from God

let me never forget.



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    • Pixel-Alchemist profile image


      7 years ago from Waitakere Auckland : New Zealand

      a poetic prayer, One I think we all need say once in awhile to remain who we are and remind ourselves we are only human.

    • Larry R Miller profile image

      Larry R Miller 

      7 years ago

      Beautiful pictures and poem. I have only had time to look at this one but plan to see them all. Very nice.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Jo Deslaurier, Thank you so much!

      acaetnna, I am thrilled you like it and hope to see you again!

    • acaetnna profile image


      7 years ago from Guildford

      Beautiful, so full of love. Really loved it and I am so pleased I found your work.

    • Jo Deslaurier profile image

      Jo Deslaurier 

      7 years ago

      A very nice and delicate poem.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Oh RedElf, I am honored! I so understand the need to "reframe"...Take inspire me!

    • RedElf profile image


      7 years ago from Canada

      You write such lovely poems! Thanks so much for this one in particular. I have been a bit down today, and needed to "reframe" Thanks!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      establishus8, thank you!

    • establishus8 profile image


      7 years ago from Vermont, USA

      what inspiration!! I love it!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      You have truly made my day, Epi!

    • epigramman profile image


      7 years ago

      ...another beautiful title - oh how free and pure it would be to have 'a love with abandon' .....which is exactly how I feel when I read these blessed words in which you rejoice ...... and your readers do too!!!

    • edelhaus profile image


      7 years ago from Munich, Germany

      beautifully said!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Humble thanks for such kind words!

    • Rosie2010 profile image

      Rosie Rose 

      7 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Hiya my dear friend tnderhrt, oh what a beautiful poem. You are awesome gf.

      Have a nice day!


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      Doug Turner Jr. 

      7 years ago

      Nicely done. I was at a memorial last night and something similiar to this was printed on cards and handed out. (I like yours better though!)

    • kirutaye profile image


      7 years ago from London, UK

      Beautiful poem. Let us all love with abandon. :o)))

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      7 years ago

      Thanks for the poem.


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