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Hi I'm Rob Hart

I have been a laundryman in southwestern USA all my life like my father before me. But unlike my father, I am also a Mormon.

About Me

I have four college degrees. I have worked in the industrial laundry business all my life like my father before me. I have been married to my wife for 36 years. We have four children and six grandchildren. I recently quit my career in the laundry business because getting up at 3:30 a.m. and returning home after 5:30 p.m. wore me out. In the past I would just suck it up and keep working, but after all these years of bringing home a paycheck each week, I was financially able to quit this job and do something more rewarding than cleaning soiled textiles. Two of my college degrees are in journalism. I am currently writing an autobiography that I hope to publish through Amazon.com on Kindle Direct Publishing. I have had open heart surgery and knee surgery, but my health is improving since I left the competitive laundry business. It's amazing how stress and anxiety harms our bodies. I now have time to exercise, eat healthier, and read more. God, family, and work have been my life. I've never had time for hobbies or other interests. Perhaps now I will.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I read the Bood of Mormon and received an answer to my prayer that it is true. When I attended the investigator/new member Sunday school class, I met the woman I fell in love with and married for all time and eternity in the Temple. I know that the relationship we have is meant to endure beyond the grave. All family relationships can continue throughout the eternities. How can something that is so precious in this life be extinguished in the hereafter? Families can be forever. The true love of a husband and wife can be an eternal love. God's love is eternal, and the love of those he created can also be eternal.

How I live my faith

Faith or Fear? Yoda the Jedi Master from Episode I of Star Wars told young Anikan Skywalker that fear leads to anger which leads to hate which leads to suffering. As a Mormon I know that faith leads to hope which leads to love which leads to happiness. When I have faith in Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost I experience happiness. When I let fear grip me instead, then I suffer. During my 36 years in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I have served as a Bishop, a missionary leader, a counselor to leaders, an executive secretary, and a teacher. But the most important position I have ever held is patriarch to my family. I love my family and my fellow man.