“Contents,” Ensign, Jan. 1980, 1 Ensign January 1980 Volume 10 Number 1 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: Guidance of the Holy SpiritPresident Marion G. Romney Westward the Saints: The Nineteenth-Century Mormon MigrationGlen M. Leonard From Denmark to Manti: One Man’s ExperienceRichard L. Jensen Memories of the Way WestLavina Fielding Anderson They Served: The Richards Legacy in the ChurchD. Michael Quinn Eastern Ends of the Trail WestStanley B. Kimball The Way It Looks Today: Sites on the Trail West Journey toward RighteousnessA. Lynn Scoresby How We Started Family Scripture Study (And Stopped Feeling Guilty)Brent D. Cooper Making Home a Holy PlaceDale C. and Marta C. Mouritsen Three-Thousand Mile LadyE. Dale LeBaron Regular Features I Have a QuestionNancy CoxLindsay R. Curtis Mirthright Random Sampler Mormon JournalThe Message Was Clear: “Now Is the Time” Linda Reeder ThatcherShe Prayed Our Father Home Deanne P. SmithRandy Patricia H. Rupper Keeping Pace The Best Thing We’ve Done Insights News of the Church On the cover: Along the Mormon Trail in Wyoming, an “S” curve stretches into infinity, reaching across forbidding land towards the new Zion. Insert: Bridger Butte west of Fort Bridger, the Saints’ first landmark after they left the Oregon Trail. During the “Utah War” of 1856–57, Brigham Young kept scouts on top of this formation to monitor the Federal troops wintering near Fort Bridger. Photography by Eldon K. Linschoten. Inside front cover: Snowfall on Temple Square, 1891, by Gary Smith, 1979, 24″ x 30″, oil on panel. Courtesy Promised Land Publications, Provo, Utah. Inside back cover: C. C. A. Christensen’s Panorama #16 and #17. C. C. A. Christensen’s Panorama #16, The Nauvoo Temple. C. C. A. Christensen’s Panorama #17, The Burning of the Nauvoo Temple, 1848.