The New Era
The January New Era announces the 2011 Mutual theme. It is the entire thirteenth article of faith stressing the first two words: We believe. Read messages from both the Young Men and Young Women general presidents. See
A young man tries to learn to snowboard without taking the advice of those who already know how. He learns a painful lesson about the importance of listening to those who have gone before. See
Do you want to know how personal revelation works in your life? Helpful discussions are in two articles,
You and your children can look for these features in the Friend, new for 2011: Articles of Faith (
Help your children remember what they learned from the October 2010 general conference. On page 14 you can find
I really appreciate the
I especially appreciate the tip to notice words like “behold,” “wherefore,” “because,” and others. It has made connections much easier for me to see and understand.
When I am reading the word of God consistently and diligently, the Spirit is more fully in my life. My desire to serve God and my fellowman is increased. I appreciate the Atonement more and feel closer to my Savior.
I read the Ensign from cover to cover. In my personal devotional each morning, I first kneel and pray and then read from my scriptures. As I read a statement that speaks to me I underline the passage. I read one article from the current Ensign. and one conference address. I am then fortified for the day. In one month I am able to read the current issue of the magazine and read the conference issue multiple times.
When I have finished marking and reading the Ensign, I go back through and record all the “to do” and “quotes I loved” in a journal I keep especially for the great nuggets of thought. Doing this has blessed and enriched my life.
I love the Ensign.
Dixie B. Conger