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Hi I'm Sterling McCracken

I love to play all sports, especially soccer and I love outdoor activities such as hiking or climbing. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Utah and have grown up here all my life. I graduated high school with my Associates Degree and took many honors and AP classes. I love playing soccer, volleyball, football, frisbee, and pretty much every sport. I do triathlons and love to swim, bike, and run! I love being in the outdoors whether its camping, hiking, mtn biking, climbing, etc. I love to take and edit pictures and videos with my DSLR camera. I secretly love to read, especially fantasy books. I did karate for over 8 years and am a Second Degree Black Belt. I am currently serving a mission in the Philippines, Bacolod Mission. I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? The answer is so simple and that is that this gospel brings nothing but joy to my life. It is truly that simple. A lot of people feel that the gospel is restrictive with all of its commandments, but in fact the gospel holds us up. We're like a kite, and our string is the gospel. People think the gospel holds us back not letting us rise up and have fun or fit in, but in reality if you cut a kite's string it falls to the ground. Without the gospel in my life I have fallen to the ground and have not experienced true joy, sure it might have been fun but it doesn't last like the joy of the gospel does. So why am I a Mormon, it's because I'm happy when I live the gospel!

How I live my faith

I live my faith in everything I do. Because of my faith I am very service oriented and always find myself serving through acts such as helping people move or doing yard work for the elderly and such things in my community. But one of the largest ways I live my faith is by spending time with my family. Family is very important and we always find time to be around each other whether that's family dinner every night or daily prayer, we get to spend time together and I love it!