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Hi I'm Robert Knox

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am husband to a wonderful wife, and father of a son and daughter, the three being the joy of my life. I grew up in sunny California, but now live near much extended family in (the sometimes too sunny) Arizona. I studied mathematics, physics, computer science and business finance, and work in corporate finance for a high tech manufacturing company. I enjoy playing basketball, although I am no good, and watching football, if time ever permits. I enjoy hiking the outdoors and capturing the beauty of God’s creations to share with others through photography. But my greatest joy is the time I spend with my family. We enjoy playing games together at home, or going fishing, canoeing or camping together in the forest.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the gospel. I love how the more I study and learn, the more all truth fits nicely together like pieces of a puzzle to reveal a beautiful portrayal of God’s loving plan for our eternal happiness. Life is a short journey wherein we learn to choose good over evil, which oddly, seems to take a lifetime to learn. We all make mistakes which, through the atonement, our Savior washes away, upon our repentance. I believe in revelation. The Bible is replete with generations that reject the prophets – but not me; I believe, and am sure, God speaks to us today. I find great joy in serving others and helping make the world a better place. I love the peace and comfort that comes through faith in my Savior Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith first within my family. My wife and I try to teach our children faith in Jesus Christ through word and example. It’s not easy as the world around us is ever losing its moral compass. Still, I am pleased that our biggest challenges seem to end with “please be nice to your brother or sister” or “be respectful to your mother.” We like to read scriptures as a family each night. I have served in several community organizations, but more so within my local church. I served as a missionary in Korea and have taught age groups ranging from 2 to 92 years old, but 14 year olds were the hardest for me to teach. Now that I have a 14 year old, I am beginning to understand them a little better. I do my best to follow my Savior, and with His help, sometimes I am able to lift the spirits of those I serve.