Friday, July 25, 2008

A Brother & Sister Bond I Never Saw Before.....


"To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other's hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time." ~Clara Ortega



That's my husband Guy & his sister Sara.
Lately I have noticed something in their relationship I never saw before. They talk on the phone several times a week (Sara lives in Maine) often just to see how each other are doing. Since my MIL & FIL have both passed and they have to take care of business, they seem to have become closer. Maybe because they realize that all they have is each other, & we are all getting older & it's time to make amends, leaving the past behind (another post, another day). I envy their relationship & wish I had what they have with each other with my brother (my brother is mentally handicapped - so that will never be). I envy that he seems to be able to talk out things more with her than with me - hah - the other woman in our relationship (LOL). Whatever it is, it makes Guy happy so it makes me happy.

1 comment:

Kim said...

Grace, thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I, too, have a husband who is very close to his sister, but they always have been. I think it says something about the kind of man he is, and I like that. I love his sister as if she were my own, so I feel doubly blessed. I'm glad your husband's sister is a friend to him - it will be even more important as we all get older.