Friends by Mail


Pray and Look Again

Skyler S., age 8, Philippines

One day my mom sent me to the store to buy some milk. I rode my bike to the store. When I got there I could not find the money she had given me. I looked for it all the way back home. I was nervous telling my mom, but she gave me a hug and told me to say a prayer and go look again. I asked Heavenly Father to help me find the money. When I went out and looked again, I found the money next to the sidewalk close to our house. I know that Heavenly Father answers prayers and shows us the way when we need help.

Hard Decision for Dad

Nora H., age 12, Nevada

I did not get baptized when I turned eight years old because my dad would not give his permission. He is not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I tried to convince him for two long years. One day I prayed to Heavenly Father to help my dad say yes soon. Dad said yes that very day! I’m so glad I am a member of the Church now.

Tell Us!

What is your favorite part of this month’s Friend? Is there a story, a picture, or an activity you especially like? Please send us a letter telling us what you liked and why you liked it. Be sure to tell us your name, age, and address.

Along with your letter, please send a photo of yourself. Also, have a parent or legal guardian send us a written statement giving us permission to publish your letter and photo. If an adult helps you write your letter, please let us know. You must be at least three years old to send us a letter. Because we receive so many letters, we cannot publish or return them all. If we do publish yours, it may not appear in the magazine for at least a year. Send your letter to:

Friends by Mail
Room 2432
50 East North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-0024
United States of America

You can also e-mail your letter, photo, and permission to: friend@ldschurch.org.

Illustration by Brad Teare