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Hi I'm Sterling Norman

I was raised and born in Texas. Graduated from Northwest High school and I grew up in the LDS church.

About Me

My favorite sport is basketball even though I'm not very good at the sport I still love it. I have been raised by two loving parents who have helped me be the person I am today. I have four brothers and four sisters who I am very grateful to have in my life. I went to a high school which gave me the opportunity to be in an Academy. The Academy was for students who want to learn more about engineering and is referred to has the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Academy (STEM). The Academy has helped me to figure out what I want to do in my life along with the LDS church. I will be serving my two year mission in Mexico City Southeast and when I finish I will be attending BYU for a biomedical engineering degree. I later hope to be married in the temple and be able to raise child of my own.

Why I am a Mormon

There are too many reason for me to mention why I am a Mormon, but one of the major reasons for being a Mormon is the differences I see in my everyday life from living the gospel and seeing those who do not live the gospel.

How I live my faith

I have been raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have had the opportunity to move to five different wards and one new stake. I have lived the teaching of the church all my life and have found it to be very challenging at times. There have been many times when people have tried to get me to do things that are not part of the straight and narrow plan of our father, however I have always remembered the covenants which I have made with the lord.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Sterling Norman
In “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” many Mormon beliefs about families are outlined. One of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ core beliefs is that family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. But death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. Jesus gave to Peter the power to have things sealed on earth and sealed in heaven (Matthew 16:19). This same sealing power was restored to Joseph Smith. Mormon’s believe that they can be “sealed” or bound together through His power enabling them to live together in eternity. Show more Show less