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Hi I'm Sherman

I was born California, but I grew up in Lehi, Utah. I worked for the U.S Postal Service and became a Postmaster. I am a Mormon

About Me

I am a 75 year old retired postmaster. I have been married 54 years to a faithful and wonderful spouse. We have had six children, one who graduated at 7 months to our Heavenly Father’s Kingdom, 19 grandchildren, one great grandchild and another expected in July, 2012. I was born of goodly parents, Calif. In 1936, but I have lived in Utah since 1941. I went to grade school and High School in UT. I worked at the United States Postal Service for 37 years as a Letter Carrier, Supervisor and Postmaster I grew up on a farm, with 9 other siblings, learning how to work under difficult circumstances. We had very little money, but we never thought ourselves as poor. I have been fortunate to belong to a wonderful family where love is in abundance and family members associate regular with one with another. I am spending my retired years gardening, golfing, fishing, visiting family members and serving the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were Mormon, having been sealed together for time and all eternity in the LDS Salt Lake Temple. Therefore, I was born a Mormon and baptized when I was eight years old. I have always believed in God and His Son Jesus Christ, even though my knowledge about them when I was young was limited. As I was growing up I considered myself as an active Mormon as I went to church regular and held several minor church positions or callings. But is wasn’t until after I was married in the Salt Lake Temple and we had two children, that I seriously studied to find out what I believed. What prompted me to earnestly investigate the doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints, was the death of our 2nd daughter at seven months. Through my diligent study of the Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, Pearl of Great Price and other writing of the Prophets and Apostles, I came to know that our little daughter was saved in the Kingdom of our Heavenly Father. Also, that my Spouse and I would be able to raise our little girl sometime in the eternities, if we keep the covenants that we made in the Salt Lake Temple. Being a Mormon and having a testimony¸ borne to me by the Holy Ghost that the doctrines and principles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints are true, I am determined to strive to live and keep the covenants that I have made with the Lord.

How I live my faith

I strive to keep the Lords commandments. I know that I’m not perfect, but I keep working on it hour by hour, day by day, month by month and year by year. I know that it’s a long process and by understanding this I don’t get discouraged when I’m not making progress that I want to make. I just keep plodding along like our old horse King did when he pulled the farm machinery as we cultivated the corn and other farm crops when I was young. Eventually, just as we would finally get to the last row of corn, that seemed like an eternity to a young boy on a horse, I believe that we can someday live with our Father in Heaven in His Kingdom as Eternal Families, providing we make and keep the covenants that are necessary to abide the laws of His Kingdom. I have held several positions in the wards and stakes that I have lived in. I have served as instructors, ward clerk, bishop, High Councilman, Stake Mission President, missionary, and several other callings that have required a commitment of my time, energy and financial support. I, like all other who have served in these callings, serve without receiving any monetary reward. But we don’t serve without reward, because the Lord blesses generously those who serve in His Kingdom here on earth.