“Contents,” Ensign, July 1981EnsignJuly 1981Volume 11 Number 7ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: “If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear”President Marion G. RomneyIncreasing Our Effectiveness in Home TeachingElder L. Tom PerryChoosing the Good Life: Bob Scabby and Indian PlacementJ. Neil Birch and John A. ForsterAlcohol Addiction: Hope for Understanding and RecoveryJames R. GoodrichJohan and Alma Lindlof: Early Saints in RussiaKahlile MehrBetween Faith and Charity: Some Thoughts on HopeRebecca Gwynn StradlingThe Small Acts, the Great RewardsMichael Whisler“Brethren, Love Your Wives”Elder James E. FaustThe Fine Art of Raising TeenagersC. Richard ChidesterA Lesson From a BlizzardRonald J. DunnWhat Now? What Then? Some Thoughts on Life-span PlanningAddie FuhrimanSeeking “the Good, the Pure, the Elevating”: A Short History of Mormon Fiction, Part 2Richard H. CracroftOpapo: The Power of His FaithCarl FonoimoanaRegular FeaturesPoetryJohn Ormond, Welsh Poet, Speaks (to one of Welsh ancestry) Dawn Baker BrimleyShe Shall Be Praised Elder S. Dilworth Young“Of Time and Every Purpose” Dixie Lee PartridgeI Have a QuestionJanice R. WelkerDolores C. RitchieMormon JournalAcres of Fire Genevieve Bowen Williams“My Neighbor, Marge” LaDean MortonMusic Was the Missionary Marjorie P. HinckleyThe Windows of Heaven Neli A. RogersSharingRandom SamplerMirthright: The All-Purpose DiscourseLane JohnsonSpeaking Today: An Attitude—The Weightier MattersElder Marion D. HanksCommentThe Best Thing We’ve DoneNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Photography by Jed A. Clark. See page 6 for a special article on home teaching by Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve.Inside front cover: First Plowing, by Minerva Teichert, 45″ by 63″, oil on canvas. Located in the Church Historical Department.Inside back cover: Samuel Instructing Saul, by Ted Henninger, 24″ by 36″, oil on canvas, 1980. Located in the Church Office Building.