If you are living worthily and your choice is consistent with the Savior’s teachings, proceed with trust. “God will not let you proceed too far without a warning impression if you have made the wrong decision.” Pres.Uchtdorf CES fireside Nov 2009: “Will I ever find my soulmate?
Marriage and family unity is the highest form of council that we can all participate in. But Christ’s atonement is available to help you overcome all fears through faith in Him.
The Savior referred to this sealing power when he gave his apostle Peter the keys of the kingdom of heaven, saying that “whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven” (Matt. In modern times this sealing authority was restored to the earth in the Kirtland Temple on April 3, 1836, by the prophet Elijah, who was the ancient custodian of this power (D&C 1-16).
Both ancient and modern prophets have observed that if families are not sealed together in eternal units-if the hearts of the children and the fathers are not turned to each other (as alluded to in Malachi 4:5-6)-then the ultimate work and glory of God are not attained and the highest purposes of the creation of the earth are not achieved.
“For we without them [ancestors or progenitors] cannot be made perfect; neither can they without us be made perfect” (D&C 1-18).
When a man is ordained an apostle and set apart as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, sealing is one of the powers bestowed upon him.
Other General Authorities of the Church, the presidencies of temples, and a limited number of officiators in each temple receive this sealing power during their tenure.