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2 Nephi 1:13-14

"O that ye would awake; awake from a deep sleep, yea, even from the sleep of hell, and shake off the awful chains by which he are bound, which are the chains which bind the children of men, that they are carri d away captive down to the eternal gulf of misery and woe. Awake! and arise from the dust, and hear the words of a trembling parent, whose limbs ye must soon lay down in the cold and silent grave, from whence no traveler can return; a few more days and I go the way of all the earth."

Could Lehi have spoken any more plain? I can feel his urgency, his pleading, his great anxiety for his posterity and all those who follow after him. There is an awakening which must take place in order to gain that eternal goal. I too, like Lehi, feel like shouting to all I know, "Awake!"

I have watched myself and other people go through the routines of life - get up, get ready, do work, come home, watch tv and eat dinner, go to bed, then repeat ad nauseam. It is a waking sleep f…