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I Love What I Hear!

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Marcia June Starr – Martyn Joseph Ballestero

45th Wedding Anniversary

August 14, 1965 – August 14, 2010


My Dear,

I Love What I Hear!

  • I’ve heard “Good Morning Honey,” 16,436 times!
  • I’ve heard “I love you,” too many times to count!
  • I’ve heard “I miss you,” more times than a husband should.
  • Four times I’ve heard, “It’s a boy!”
  • I heard that 8 more times at our Grandson’s births!)
  • Once I heard, “It’s a girl!”
  • I heard that said 4 more times at our Granddaughter’s births!)
  • I love What I Hear!


I Love What I Feel!

  • I’ve felt loved for 45 years.
  • I’ve felt needed all of those days.
  • I’ve felt appreciated above my worth.
  • I’ve felt missed when I’m away.
  • I feel content when I’m with you.
  • I feel at peace in our home.

I Love What I Feel!


I Love What I See!

  • I see your face brighten into a smile when I come home.
  • I see your acts of service.
  • I see your constant sacrifices made for my benefit.
  • I see your tenderness.
  • I see your devotion.
  • I see your purity.
  • I see your modesty.
  • I see your wholesome goodness.
  • I see your sincerity.
  • I see your grace.
  • I see a Christian.
  • I see your beauty.
  • I see my Dreams Come True.
  • I see Love at it finest.

I Love What I See!


I Love What I Know!

  • I know I my beloved is mine and I am hers.
  • I know I am loved.
  • I know I am cherished.
  • I know I am thought of.
  • I know you are faithful.
  • I know you are my Pride and Joy.
  • I know I am not complete without you.
  • I know that I am lost without you.

I Love What I Know!


I Love What I Am!

  • I love what I am because of you.
  • I love how you’ve helped me grow.
  • I love how you’ve helped me be a better father.
  • I love how you’ve helped me be a better man.
  • I love how you helped me be a better husband.
  • I love how you’ve helped me be a better Christian.
  • I love how you’ve given peace and serenity to my world.
  • I love how you’ve brought reason and wisdom into our decisions.

I Love What I Am Because Of You.


For Sixteen Thousand Four Hundred And Thirty Six Days I Have Been Married To The One I Love. The Love Of My Life!

Thank You My Darling, For The Best 45 Years Of Marriage A Husband Could Ever Hope For!!

I Love You!!

Martyn Joseph Ballestero Sr.

Written by Martyn Ballestero

August 14, 2010 at 3:35 am

Posted in Love, Romance

5 Responses

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  1. I love it when I see couples in love & when they speak lovingly of each other. Thanks for being in love with Marcia & her with you.


    August 14, 2010 at 10:53 am

  2. Ahhhhhhhhhhhh. What a good hubby she has!!! Brother Ballestero, you need to start a school on this. 🙂

    Lani Ellingsworth

    August 14, 2010 at 1:37 pm

  3. Now that’s what I’m talkin bout.


    August 14, 2010 at 2:58 pm

  4. Happy Anniversary to you both!!

    Heidi Flowers

    August 14, 2010 at 3:21 pm

  5. That was just beautiful! 🙂


    August 17, 2010 at 9:11 pm

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