I don't usually share very many personal things on this blog. It's an art/crafts/sewing/upcycle/preschool/kids' activities blog more than a blog about my family. The purpose of all those arts and crafts, sewing, home preschool, etc, though is to create a warm, loving comfortable home for my family, on a budget where I can be home with my kids.
I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or Mormon Church). In our faith, we believe that the family unit is eternal and that we will continue to live as families after we die. We believe that marriages sealed in the temple do not end at "death do us part," but rather continue into the eternities, if we live worthy and Christ-like lives and live up to the covenants we've made with God. After our oldest two children were adopted, we were able to take them to the temple as well and have them sealed to our family for eternity. If you would like to know more about the purpose of temples in the LDS faith, there is a good article here.