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The pride cycle is something known to Latter-day Saints through the study of the Book of Mormon. It usually consists of prosperity followed by pride, then destruction and humility in a course that seems to continually repeat itself. But are there exceptions and is this seemingly circular pattern always met with the same results?

This is a Mormon Messages video that I noticed today on lds.org. I thought it presented a wonderful analogy for the Spirit.

In first Nephi chapter one verse one of the Book of Mormon, Nephi begins by saying “…therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days”. The very first verse in the Book of Mormon makes reference to record-keeping. Later on, Nephi makes two sets of records with an important distinction between the two.

The Book of Mormon and early history of the LDS Church speak of two sacred stones known as “interpreters” or a “Urim and Thummim”. What were they, what secrets were they meant to reveal and why?

I found this list of quotes years ago that includes many statements by very prominent, very intelligent people speaking of items relating to scientific advancement that will never work or never happen. It’s quite humorous, but it says a lot I think about how much we have to learn in the future.