Tonight Jer and I had the opportunity to go to the sealing of a family in our ward. I have had conflicting feelings about the sister in the past. I like her well enough, but some things she's said just rubbed me the wrong way (never anything about me... just comments that are easy to shrug off). They didn't bother me too much and we've been friendly in the past. I even babysat for her a few times after her divorce a few years ago. About 8 months ago, she was called as my Visiting Teacher. For the first 6 months, she and her companion never got around to visiting me... the next 2, they tried setting up appointments but didn't realize how hard to schedule my summers were. But her desire to have a connection hasn't ended there. So I got invited to their Temple Sealing at the Mt Timp temple. I love sealings. There isn't a single one that I've attended that I haven't felt the spirit, so I said that I'd be there. Jer wanted to be supportive, so he said he'd come too.
Just as a little back ground, she runs her own business out of their home... she's had it for a few years and is doing really well. It gets really busy, and that plus her two boys and the little girl that she's days away from having keeps her on her toes. Her husband is very kind, and seems really young. He went to the MTC, but for medical reasons didn't serve a mission. While he was dealing with that, he met his now wife. They make a good couple and support each other in many ways. He doesn't work outside the home, he helps her with her business and the kids.
They walked in, very pleasant and happy. The sealer stood up to introduce himself like they all do, it was