“Contents,” New Era, Sept. 1999New EraSeptember 1999Volume 29, Number 9ContentsThe Message: A Grateful HeartElder Gordon T. WattsHappiness comes from gratitude for our true blessings.Contest Winners: Every Good GiftIntroducing the 1999 New Era contest winners.Just a Moment in EternityMargo Faraoni EdgeworthFirst-Place SongReading with BenTammy MunroFirst-Place Article: His example helped her feel the power and glory of Christ’s appearance in the New World.Idea List: A Major DecisionDarrin LythgoeQ&A: Questions and AnswersEvery now and then, I feel so bad. It seems like everything is going wrong, not just in my life but in the world. It feels like Satan is getting too strong. Is there anything I can do?Mormonad: Mouse TrapEvery Good GiftSelected winning photography, art, and poetry entries.The Ahuna AdventureLaury LivseyThe Ahuna family of Hawaii finds ways to spread the gospel message through sharing their talents.On the SpotKimberly TuckerIn the spotlight, in front of a rowdy crowd, he sang his testimony.A Vote for MyselfKari Ann RasmussenWhen an opponent ripped down her posters, she won by not fighting.The Bulletin Board: Talent ShowThe InheritanceA. Jonathan VanceFirst-Place Fiction: Who’d think that an old mechanic in a strange town would have clues to Tom’s lost heritage.MormonismsChoose Your WordsKaren Lynn DavidsonEver wanted to write a hymn? Try these seven habits of good hymn writing.FeedbackLetters to the editorsSaintsThomas L. Kay and Rachel BastianFirst-Place HymnCover: Jesus as a young man working in His father’s carpentry shop. See “Every Good Gift,” p. 20. Cover illustration: Robert T. Barrett (front). Cover photo: Lana Leischman (back).