Antonyms of anathema:
benediction, benison, blessing, citation, commendation, endorsement, beloved, darling, dear, honey, sweetheart, delight, enjoyment, felicity, joy, pleasure, favorite, like, preference, treasure, love.
Examples of usage:
  1. Yet, when he reeled against Green near the Albany, the inspector, who was an observant man, pushed him roughly aside with an anathema on his clumsiness.
    "The Grell Mystery", Frank Froest.
  2. Fired with these pretty and entirely fanciful pictures the superficial observer burns with indignation and calls down anathema upon the head of the deserter.
    "Happiness and Marriage", Elizabeth (Jones) Towne.
  3. The destruction implied in Anathema does not mean the cessation of Being, but a death which is worse than death, because it is a death in life.
    "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.