The words above aptly describe how Noel and I feel about oneanother. We have known each other for over 10 years, and have been together for 7 of them(as of 1999). We have had our good times as well as some bad times, but our love has always seen us through.

I believe in my heart that the Lord has one soul mate for each of us, and if we are lucky enough to find that person we are complete. When Noel and I met again in 1993 it was like being struck by lightening. Then the first time he held me in his arms I knew what heaven was and was floating on clouds the first time he kissed me. I will admit to feeling like I was in a liveing hell at times, but most young couples go through there ups and downs. I always thanked the Lord that we had more ups than downs.

I look back today and wonder where the years have gone. At one time I laughed when anyone mentioned marriage and relationships. I had no intentions of letting a man get that close to me and risk my heart. But Noel broke down my barriers, beginning with one smile. It took time and patience for both of us, which was hard. But we made it. I love him more and more every day, and he tells me the same.

There are a few songs that I feel are ours, and I've added the lyrics here on this page. I truly hope everyone meets there soul mates and goes on to have a loving happy family and home.

We had our share of disagreements and problems as all serious couples do, but never once did I doubt in my mind, heart and soul that we would be together forever. And I also knew that he felt the same. The song Breathe by Faith Hill is a good narriative of how I felt when Noel and I fell in love.


I can feel the magic floating in the air
Being with you gets me that way
I watch the sunlight dance across your face
And I've never been this swept away
All my thoughts just seem to settle on the breeze
When I'm lying wrapped up in your arms
The whole world just fades away the only thing I hear is the beating of your heart
And I can feel you breathe, just watching over me
And suddenly I'm melting into you
There's nothing left to prove baby all we need is just to be
Caught up in a touch, a slow and steady rush
Baby isn't that the way that love's suppose to be
I can feel you breathe
Just breathe
In a way I know my heart is waking up
As all the walls come tumbling down
Closer than I've ever felt before
And I know and you know
There's no need for words right now
Just breathe
I can feel the magic floating in the air
Being with you gets me that way

Noel removeing my garter ;~} on our wedding day, March 17, 1995. Even though our plans were moved up some, I wouldn't change a thing. All that we have been through has brought us closer. I have always thought of us when I heard this song by Clint and Lisa Black. It was like each word in this song was written just for us. And it is oh so true.

~I DO~

These times are troubled and these times are good
And they're always gonna be, they rise and they fall
We take 'em all the way that we should
Together you and me forsaking them all
Deep in the night and by the light of day
It always looks the same, true love always does
And here by your side, or a million miles away
Nothin's ever gonna change the way that I feel,
The way it is, is the way that it was
When I said I do, I meant that I will 'til the end of all time
Be faithful and true, devoted to you
That's what I had in mind when I said "I do"
Well this old world keeps changin', and the world stays the same
For all who came before, and it goes hand and hand
Only you and I can undo all that we became
That makes us so much more, than a woman and a man
And after everything that comes and goes around
Has only passed us by, here alone in our dreams
I know there's a lonely heart in every lost and found
But forever you and I will be the ones
Who found out what forever means
Truer than true, you know that I'll always be there for you
That's what I had in mind,
When I said "I do"

This was taken last Thanksgiving. There is so much we have to be thankful for, and we know it. This song is sung by Mark Wills and is another that seems to have been written for us. But don't most people in love feel like this!!

~Right Here~

I love the way you feel right next to me
Your touch is way beyond my wildest dreams
You could be a million miles away
But the love I have for you will always stay
Right here - in the center of my soul
All I'll ever long to hold
I'm holding now
Right here - feel the passion in my kiss
All I'll ever long to give, I give to you
Right now, right here
My love for you goes way beyond the heart
You and I will never be apart
On this earth and through eternity
I want you to know, you'll always be
Right here - in the center of my soul
All I'll ever long to hold
I'm holding now
Right here - feel the passion in my kiss
All I'll ever long to give, I give to you
Right now, right here
I'll keep every dream, your every hope, your every fear
Every kiss, every smile, and even every tear
Right here - in the center of my soul
All I'll ever long to hold
I'm holding now
Right here - feel the passion in my kiss
All I'll ever long to give, I give to you
Right now, right here
Right here

There are several other songs that Noel and I consider "ours", but I can't find the lyrics to them. Two of the songs are Kenny Rogers He Will, She Knows and Sara Evans & The Warren Brothers It's The Beat Of A Heart. When Noel and I were dateing our song was "Baby I Love Your Way" by Big Mountain. A song Noel dedicated to me in the summer of 2001 was "Angel" by Shaggy.

Noone thought Noel was really going to settle down and actually marry me. I told them that as long as I knew in my heart and had no doubts why should they worry about it. Then he gave us 4 days to plan the wedding! It was a small heartfelt ceremony with only our family there. It's the way I wanted it. He asked me if I wanted a big fancy wedding and I told him no, all I needed was to hear the words from the preacher(who is Noel's dad!) and be bound in marriage before the eyes of the lord. I would have been happy in jeans out in the front yard as long as I had him.

Through the years we have had our arguements and disagreements like any other couple, but our love has always seen us through. Some obsticles have been larger than others and some has tried to come between us but we always turn TO oneanother instead of away.

When we got married I looked into his eyes and saw Forever. I still see that and know that our souls are combined for all eternity.

Here are the 2 men in my life!! Noel and Buckito, my two dreams come true;~} (Our little girl Noela is of course my biggest!!)

Here's a poem I wrote for Noel and I:

~Through It All~

You are but a beacon in the night, A bright light in the pouring rain.

You lead me in the darkness, And walk beside me in the light.

The storms are reging on behind us, There's a feel of violance around us.

There came a time when forces seperated us, But once we were together again Our bonds became stronger.

The lightning breaks the stillness of the sky, The thunder shakes the ground we walk on.

Causing our bonds to loosen, I became lost and the feeling of fear invaded.

I raised my head and saw the light, YOU my beacon of life.

I reach my hand up to yours, and you caught it then pulled me to you.

Tightening our bonds as you tightened your arms around me, lowering your lips to mine.

Now, after the storm, Our Love remains unbroken.

Through it all we stood strong.