Worth the Wait
Everywhere in nature we are taught the lessons of patience and waiting. We want things a long time before we get them, and the fact that we wanted them a long time makes them all the more precious when they come.
President Joseph F. Smith
Grandma Emmy met Grandpa Sollie when she was just 15 years old. She was at a basketball game and he was a referee. She saw him, she liked him, and then she tripped him to get his attention. It worked and they began courting. Grandpa was 7 years older than Grandma so they had a bit of a wait until she was old enough to marry. They were married about 6 years later by President Harold B. Lee in her parents’ home. Grandma and Grandpa were not of the same faith but Grandma hoped her Sollie would one day become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and that they could be sealed together for eternity in the