“Contents,” New Era, Nov. 1993New EraNovember 1993Volume 23, Number 11ContentsThe Message: An Attitude of GratitudeElder James E. FaustTaking our blessings for granted is a sin. It’s that simple.Mormonad: Dig in to the ScripturesEveryday Heroes: Sight UnseenLisa A. JohnsonTreasure and Mindy do a lot for their blind parents, and receive guidance in return.In Tune: More Than I Can GiveLaura AshtonSeminary in SowetoPeggy H. AndersenLDS students find peace amidst the violence of their South African township.Q&A: Questions and AnswersWhen my less-active family comes to church, they are uncomfortable because ward members make a big fuss. What should I do?MormonismsReady, Set, Serve!LaRayne Sargent MillerLDS teens are finding new joy and meaning in service. Here’s how.How I Know: Jump and Run!Sheri KunzlerThe Spirit knew the lantern would explode—and warned me.Hard to StopJanet ThomasBYU’s Kalin Hall is a strong runner and an even stronger convert.Scripture Lifeline: Angels by My SideLara Mayo BangerterI was afraid to speak until I learned that angels attended me.FYI: For Your InfoDriving LessonsJanette RallisonWhen I dented Dad’s truck, I learned just how much he loves me.Fiction: Slow SundayJack WeylandCan a chowhound like Jason really learn to enjoy fasting?How Does He Do It?Darrin LythgoeIn the middle of his mission, Darrin Shamo lost his leg, but not his perspective.Why Work?Janette C. HalesThe real worth of your labor comes from willingness to serve.FeedbackLetters to the editorsPoem: WallsDorothy Karen PattersonPhoto of the MonthDon O. ThorpeCover: Shannon Welty of Centerville, Utah, came up with a unique way to help save the lives of African children. See “Ready, Set, Serve,” p. 20. Cover photography: Jed Clark (front), Derek Israelson (back).