In the June 2010 issue of the New Era, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf uses his experiences as a pilot to talk about the importance of the directions we follow. He said, “If we have taken a wrong course, the Atonement of Jesus Christ can give us the assurance that sin is not a point of no return. A safe return is possible if we will follow God’s plan for our salvation.”
Emily Winegar of Aubrey, Texas, is a champion in horse reining, a demanding competition where the rider has complete control over his or her horse. Emily knows how much focus and practice it takes to meet the goals she has set. For her, living her religion is an opportunity to set a good example for others.
Young men in Africa formed a fun-loving soccer team, but the real joy was in bringing the team into the gospel.
Each month a picture of a CTR ring is hidden in the Friend. You can find a clue about where the ring is hidden on the contents page of the magazine. Searching for the ring in the magazine allows children to get more exposure to the articles, activities, and other features included in the Friend each month.
Looking for things to keep you and your children busy this summer? Take a look at pages 24–25 in the Friend. These pages feature 20 activities that children can do on their own or with the family during the summer.