My love story

MY LOVE STORY

Today, as I celebrate my birthday, I want to share my love story with the One who started it all, the One who fashioned me in the womb, brought me forth and has preserved me to this day, God Almighty. This is a poem of thanksgiving to Him. I hope it inspires others to reflect on His love for them and spur them to seek to reciprocate that matchless love. Amen in Jesus’ name.

My Love Story

I am the delight of His eyes
The crowning glory of His creation
I was bought with a price
To honour Him with sweet devotion

Before I was conceived
He wrote down my life’s design
And ensured that I received
Fitting gifts for the tasks He’ll assign

Since my journey began
I’ve been clothed with His protection
And when affliction left me wan
He swiftly brought rejuvenation

In my moments of confusion
He has offered me His counsel
And in times of scant provision
My hands were graced with many a parcel

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Perfect concord it would have been
If I matched His care for me
But oft, I wandered into sin
Like His love I couldn’t see

But His hand kept reaching out
Attiring me afresh in garments white
He died for me and without a doubt
He was determined to see me walk in the light

By now I should say that I do His bidding
Without any question, at the drop of a hat
But the truth is, as yet I’m learning
To do this daily as His word fills my heart

He says we will be together forever
It’s exciting to think that He’ll always be mine
That I have the honour on this plane and yonder
Of unending companionship with God divine

Ⓒ Edith Ugochi Ohaja 2021

My love story

Scriptural references

Zechariah 2:8 (KJV)
For thus saith the LORD of hosts… he that toucheth you toucheth the apple e of his eye.

Psalm 8: 1,4-6 (NIV)
1 LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!
You have set your glory in the heavens.
4 what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?
5 You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor.
6 You made them rulers over the works of your hands; you put everything under their feet:

Jeremiah 31:3 (KJV)
Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.

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Psalm 139: 13-14, 16-17 (NIV)
13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.
17 How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them!

John 3:16 (KJV)
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 14:1-3 (KJV)
[1] Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
[2] In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
[3] And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
[21] He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest f myself to him.
[23] … If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

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Prayer:

Almighty God, You are everything to me. May I never take Your love for granted but strive each other to reciprocate it. And may I live in such a way that everyone I come in contact with will not only know my love story but embrace it for themselves too through having a saving relationship with Your Son, our Messiah, Jesus.
May my life show forth Your good works that all may glorify You and may my love story with You continue after this life to forever in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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I am a university lecturer. I teach Mass Communication, mostly writing courses like Feature and Interpretative Writing, Magazine Article Writing and News Writing, and let’s just say I’ve been doing this for a long time. As you have probably guessed, I am a born-again Christian.

131 comments

  • Awforkansi Kamsi

    Happy Happy Birthday to you ma’am. Wishing you God’s grace and love. You shall live to fulfill his promises for you on earth. Enjoy your day.

  • Nwankwo Chinonyelum Gladys

    HAPPIEST BIRTHDAY MA! You have been a blessing and have made much impact on me. May God’s love, blessings and favour never cease in your life. AMEN!

    • Thank you for that lovely prayer. May God’s favour and all-round blessings locate you too in Jesus’ name.

    • Obiora Miracle onyinyechi

      Happy birthday ma, God’s blessing.

      • Obiogwu Onyinye

        Happy birthday in arrears ma’am. God bless your new age and may He continue to keep you to fulfill all that he has designed for you, amen.

      • Chukwukanne chinecherm winner

        The love of God is one that is incomparable and unmatched as it cannot be compared to the love of any man. So we should be content with the love of God as it addeth no sorrow and let us learn to live in the live of God

  • Ngene Bob Charles

    Happy Birthday ma..you are a living legend..an amazing icon..God will always have your back

    • Thanks for the compliments. Glory to God! You’re going places in Jesus’ name.

      • That’s a beautiful poem Ma. God has always been Faithful.
        Happy belated birthday Ma, I’m so sorry it’s coming late…..I wish you all the very best in life and may God Almighty grant you all your good heart desires, may He enlarge your coast and may you reap the fruits of all your labour in life. Amen.

  • Ezeh chimezie Amos

    Happy birthday Dr Ohaja. You are an inspiration to most of us (me especially).
    You play important roles in our life.
    I know that words would not be able to convey how awesome you are, but I will still attempt it. You are a wonderful person and lecturer, and I am glad to have known you. I wish you more success, prosperity,more of God’s blessings and protection and long life and prosperity in good health, ma. May all the blessings that follow birthdays be yours in Jesus’ name!….. Amen
    Once again, Happy birthday, ma.

  • Glory Oluchi

    May the grace of God continue to grease your life as you journey through this new phase. May His blessings never depart from you and may His presence always abide with you. Happy birthday, Mummy!

  • Nkwocha chibueze Innocent

    Happy birthday ma, remain blessed, the love of God cannot be overemphasized, His protection, His provision, His Grace, everything He has done has been for the good of all, may the good Lord continue to give you strength and keep you in good health

  • Nwoye Chiamaka Favour

    Happy birthday ma??may your days be long and happy and truly the Lord’s love and mercy is evident in your life . May the Lord strengten you to love Him more and sing of His goodness.

  • Anabude Oluchi m.

    Wow..HBD Ma! Indeed he’s a faithful one even when we have not been faithful with him and his love and grace make a difference in our lives. I also pray this day that my benevolent father blesses you with more wisdom and knowledge. Keep on being a blessing to your generation. Cheers…

  • Orieji Christiana Amarachi

    Wowwww,happy beautiful birthday celebration ma’am. This poem showcases intimacy with your creator (lover). It’s nice. Once again, happy birthday, ma ????❣️❣️❣️much love from here.

  • Kooyon Abigail Aershimana

    For God so loves you, hence He made it possible for you to see today strong and healthy.
    He alone deserves all the gratitude and praises.
    I pray that His cup of oil on your life never runs dry. Amen!
    Happy Super Birthday’, mummy.
    You’re blessed! ♥️♥️♥️

    (PleasePrayForUsSoOnYourNextBirthday, WeGoSurpriseYou)????

  • Ejiofor Emmanuel

    Happy birthday ma. May God’s love continue to shower over your life. I wish you more life, grace and blessings.

    • Amen. I wish you God’s unending blessings in Jesus’ name.

    • Opara Oluchi Dorathy

      Happy birthday to you ma, you will be filled with joy and laughter always.
      I really want to appreciate you for all your efforts, it will never be void and we’d always remember you for who you are ma.
      You are truly an inspiration to me and hopefully everyone whose paths crosses with yours.
      We love and celebrate you ma!
      Cheers to beautiful yearsssss ahead. Hurrayyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!

  • Michelle Gray

    Happy Birthday, Enjoy the day ??

  • Aṅulika Iwoba

    Happy Happy Happy Birthdayyyyyy to you ma.
    The poem was simply sublime.
    Here’s to the Lord’s unending goodness and mercies ❤️❤️

  • Enukora Onyedikachi Blessing

    Happy birthday ma. You’re truly God’s cherished and anointed. May His hand hold you forever, even when you let go. May His love search you out and find you IJN. Amen!

  • Venessa .U. Stephen

    Happy birthday Ma
    You are an inspiration to me!
    May God continue to bless you and supply all your needs in his riches in glory through Christ Jesus, Amen.
    You are amazing!!!
    Enjoy!

  • Ugwoke Jennifer Chinecherem

    Happy birthday Ma. May your life be sweet like honey. God bless you.

  • Pamela Chigbu

    Happy birthday ma, may God continue to shower his blessings on you. I wish you many more amazing years and the best life has offer

  • Aleke Juliet C.

    Mummy happy birthday to you. I pray that you will have more cause to be grateful to Him.

  • Oshana Oyaku Endurance

    The fourth stanza of the poem really got me, God’s love for us is truly unmatchable. Despite our shortcomings towards him, he is always forthcoming for us. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY MUMMY, we love you to the Moon and back

  • Ossai Chidimma Linda

    Happy belated birthday ma, I pray for many more birthdays, joy, happiness, peace of mind , good health , grace to serve God continuously and more success to your endeavors.

  • Haruna precious ikilama

    Happy belated birthday ma’am. I wish you heaven’s choicest blessings.
    Now to the issue at hand, to that one person who needs to hear this, the word for you is: don’t doubt God’s commitment to you…from your first cry to your last breath his is totally committed to you.

  • Haruna Precious Ikilama

    *He is totally committed to you. please pardon the error

  • Awaka Vivian oluchi

    Happy birthday ma, May Almighty God bless you abundantly, you will always radiate his love like always.

  • IGBOKWE RITA CHINECHEREM

    Wow Happy birthday mum wishing God’s choicest blessings more wisdom and insight this poem inspired me to love him who fashioned me and it also made to understand how you love ur creator well done ma

  • Amaugo, Stephanie Chidinma

    Very beautiful poem! May you continue to enjoy greater depths in God ?

  • Ewenike Kaosisochukwu Bethel Pedro

    I rushed to read the poem when I saw the caption?.. Your love story. Anyways, when I started reading I dawned on me that His love is the greatest. Happy birthday in arrears ma.

  • Happy birthday, ma! You are indeed a blessing to this generation. May God Almighty continue to bless you, increase you on every side, spiritually, financially, academically and health wise.
    May every journey of life you embark upon go very smoothly for you and may all your efforts be adequately rewarded with sound success.

  • Your work for humanity will definitely be rewarded by the heavenly father according to his riches in glory. This poem has made my day glow.
    No one comes in contact with any of your write -ups without being inspired. May your days be long to continue influencing the world, ma.

  • Oruma Nneoma Goodnews

    Yes, i know your birthday was a month ago but I want to wish you a belated happy birthday Ma.
    “Since my journey began
    I’ve been clothed with His protection
    And when affliction left me wan
    He swiftly brought rejuvenation” This line really inspired me.Yes,he clothes us with protection.He is God that brings us rejuvenation.Amen.More power to your elbow Ma

  • Adebanjo Adenike Rebecca

    The unmeasurable love of God can not be expressed enough with words. I thank God for His love over you and you still representing it through studying His word. Happy birthday in arrears, ma. Thank you for all the categories that have inspired me and others.

  • Nwatu Vera Chisom

    A beautiful way to appreciate the Goodness of God in your life through all these past years. May God continue to release his blessing on you today and always ma.

  • Uchechukwu Chikezie

    Amen and amen

  • Aroh Amaechi Casmir

    Happy Birthday Ma.
    I wish you many more years ahead.

  • Chikwesiri Uka

    Lovely poem ma, God’s love for us is unending. Many more years to u ma.

  • Happy birthday in arrears.. God’s plan for you will not fade.. amen

  • Abiayi Ifeonuchukwu

    This is a beautiful poem ma…. Indeed God’s love is not for a season but it’s forever and His love has always been there even before we were born like He told Jeremiah.
    God bless you, ma’am!

  • Ugwu comfort

    Great! I love the caption used in this poem, the simplicity and the accuracy is so splendid and lovely too
    Happy birthday ma’am.

  • Uchegbu Ogechi Elizabeth

    Happy birthday ma.. wish u all the good things in life… I pray for God to give you the strength to continue his Good works.

    Amen.

  • Sambo Deborah

    An inspiringly wonderful poem ma ?
    I pray for you that celebration shall never cease from your life and that of your family in Jesus name. Happy birthday in arrears ma ?

  • Ajah Ugochi Agnes

    A very superb eulogy. Our God can never be compared to anyone. His love is unmeasurable. I bless God for adding another beautiful year to your life. He will definitely see you through and be with you till the end. Thanks for all you do ma.

  • Ekenworah Chidinma

    This poem is so amazing and it captivates the mind, indeed God’s endless love in our life is just mind blowing
    I pray you enjoy your new age with God’s grace, more happy years ahead ma.

  • Ndukwe Akwara

    The poem is simply sublime and unique.kudos to u ma

  • Ezeobi Chisom

    God’s love for us is really unconditional
    The poem, bible references and prayers are on point
    I’m really blessed

  • Ezeobi Chisom

    God’s love for us is really unconditional
    The poem, bible references and prayers are on point.
    I’m really blessed

  • Iyorakpo Dorathy

    What an inspiring poem. Indeed God is wonderful.

  • Happy birthday ma .the poem is just wonderful because the content of the poem is what our God cherishes.

  • Chibuife Isaac Chukwuebuka

    Belated birthday greetings ma. You are such a sweet soul to reckon with. I pray God keep you in good health. Age gracefully ma.

  • Okeke Obinna Clinton

    May God bless everything that you represent, a belated happy birthday to u ma.. you are a unique woman

  • Emmanuel Eze

    God’s love is surely unending

  • Chukwu Blessing Uzoamaka

    Even though this is coming late…..I still want to wish you a belated birthday ma’am….you’re a sweet soul

  • Maureen

    The steadfast love of God never seizeth neither does his mercies come to an end. I celebrate you ma, may God’s love for you continue to flow in bountifulness . Happy birthday in arrears. Many may fruitful years to you. Amen.

  • UFOH CHIDIEBERE STEPHANIE

    God’s love is always the greatest.

  • Nwoke uchenna

    It’s a work of art.

    More power to your elbow

  • Nweze Mary Chioma

    I seek to reciprocate His matchless love for me. I have the honour of unending company with God. Hallelujah! This poem really spurred me ma. I’m deeply inspired. Thank you for this piece.

  • Ekeh Maryann C

    I pray you keep burning in the flames of his love

  • Happy birthday ma, wish you God’s grace, love and protection.

  • Okafor Agatha Ifeoma

    I pray for God’s love and grace to you ma. God’s love on us is unconditional.

  • Njepuome Nmesoma .O.

    I pray you keep growing and glowing in the Lord’s abundant love.
    Happy birthday ma in arrears.
    More feathers to your cap!!
    God bless yoi

  • Akpan Sarah Precious

    Happy birthday in arrears ma’am. God’s grace and love for you is unending and will continue to lift you higher ?

  • Onoh Chinenye

    Happy belated birthday, Ms. Edith. I sometimes envy your relationship with God, that closeness and that unconditional love you have for Him. You inspire me each day to want to draw nearer to Christ and find my own comfort.

  • Mecha Favour

    I love your reflection on God’s love for us. My prayer is that we keep burning for him as His love never ceases.

  • Eze Goodness Mmesoma

    The poem is nice na .I know am Apple of God’s eyes he doesn’t play with me . thanks allot .

  • Alaedu Chioma Gloria

    God’s Love is unending
    May you continue to grow in the love of christ. Amen
    Nice poem ma

  • Chukwuma Ifeanyi Williams

    Your description of God’s love is amazing.
    Your closeness to him is also inspiring.
    Thank you ma for this poem.

  • Akpom Chinazor Kamdilichukwu

    Belated happy birthday ma. You are indeed a great woman

  • May God’s love for his children never end….more greater years ahead ma.

  • Victoria Chigere

    God is wonderful, we should always thank him and glorify him

  • Boton Chiamaka Maryann

    Happy birthday in arrears ma. This poem shows that God has always loved us even before we were born.

  • Zita Ezechi

    Many more years to you ma
    May God reward you for all your good deeds and for all the help and advices you have rendered to others

  • Nwawulu Arinze

    Happy belated birthday ma. I wish you heaven’s blessings.
    Now to the issue at hand, to that one person who needs to hear this, the word for you is: don’t doubt God’s commitment to you…from your first cry to your last breath his is totally committed to you.

  • Adimorah Perpetual

    We should be ever grateful.God is love,his love is unconditional.

  • Chinweuba Blessing Oluchi

    Only one with a good relationship with God would understand the poem to a great depth. His love is amazing

  • UFOH CHIDIEBERE STEPHANIE

    Gods love for us never ceases or changes, May his love always continue to abide for us through Christ our lord. Amen.

  • Victor Izuchukwu

    Happy birthday ma, may God bless you abundantly

  • Obajie Chinonyerem

    This poem is so romantic. It portrayed an unending love between a believer and her God. Nice work ma’am.

  • Onwudiwe rita oluebube

    Truly in my moment of confusion he has offered ne his counsel in an unimaginable way that I never thought was possible. It has been God all the way and im forever grateful to him for bringing me thus far.

  • Okwuchi Kimberly

    Such a beautiful poem
    Truely, the Lord is working wonders in your life ma
    I also pray for my own blessings

  • Peter Chinecherem Nathaniel

    Happy belated birthday to you ma. This is really a beautiful piece, I pray God continues to uphold you and keep you.

  • Okwa Ihuoma Jessica

    Nice rhymes,ABAB. Yeah, God’s amazing and reckless love. Even while we didn’t care, He still loved us. Thank you Jesus

  • Enemuwe John Paul

    I see the ryhme scheme “abab” you made use of ❤️. More of God’s blessings to you ma’am.

  • Olusola Esther

    Happy birthday in arrears ma. You are an amazing icon. May the love of God never depart from you.

  • Dick-Unegbu Jennifer

    Your poem is like music to my ears, truly God helps us in any situation even when we’re in need of him. The belief in God is a prominent aspect in your poem.

  • Chukwukanne chinecherem winner

    The love of God is one that is incomparable and unmatched as it cannot be compared to the love of any man. So we should be content with the love of God as it addeth no sorrow and let us learn to live in the love of God.

  • Nwikwu chidera judith

    The poem really portrays God’s love for us. Nice poem ma.

  • Ugwu Somtochukwu

    Ma, you can write!!!! ??
    I must confess; your write-ups have been a source of inspiration and upliftment to me. Thank you for all you do. I love you!

    • Strong and encouraging words! Thank you very much and may you experience God’s love in a very real and overwhelming way all your life in Jesus’ name.

  • Okochi Chinonso

    Amazing! The love of God is truly the greatest

  • Nweze Somto Maryann

    May God fill your life with joy, good health,progress, promotion and happiness Amen. Nice work ma.

  • Agbedo Ebubechukwu

    It’s the rhymes for me.. This is an excellent work, ma. Happy birthday to you in arrears!

  • Agbo Chidiebere

    The Bible makes mentions of the so many ways God depicts his love towards us. Nothing can separate us from the love of God, it is endless.

  • Nkan David

    Indeed, your truly the delight of his eyes and he has promised to be with you forever when he returns, cos your lifestyle has been of great joy, love and happiness to him, and as such he knows your bound to his kingdom…

    Happy Birthday in Arrears Ma…

  • Adiele Onyedikachi

    When I think of the love of God it is so overwhelming, thanks ma for this wonderful poem

  • Onyebuagu Onyinye Eleanor

    God’s love is reassuring

  • Nwofor Gift Chinenye

    Such a beautiful poem!
    Many more years of successes and blessings to you ma’am

  • Wow , may God continue to shower his love on you ma

  • Bassey Katherine akpan

    Happy birthday to you ma. God our wonderful counsellor, government,, the mighty God, the everlasting father, the Prince of Peace be your guidance amen.

  • I love this poem with perfect rhyme scheme (abab). You are so good with words.

  • Victor-sunday Daniel

    For God commended his love toward us in that when we were yet sinners or keep falling into iniquity Christ came and died to redeem us back to the father. This is the foundation of our existence. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MA.

  • Bassey Katherine akpan

    Happy birthday to you ma.may our wonderful councellor, the mighty God, the everlasting father, the Prince of Peace be your guidance amen.

  • Happy belated birthday to you ma. I wish u more grace and upliftment. You have been s blessing to me. The poem is mind blowing and amazing

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