“Contents,” Ensign, July 1982 Ensign July 1982 Volume 12 Number 7 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: The Blessings of the FastPresident Marion G. Romney LeGrand Richards: A Marvelous Work and a Wonder Teaching in the Home and ChurchPlain and Precious Things Restored Robert J. Matthews“If the Trumpet Give an Uncertain Sound” Wayne B. Lynn“Only by Persuasion”: Handling Criticism in Home Teaching Situations Dan WorkmanTeaching Children: “Do As I Do” Coleen BairdHome Evening: Fun for All Ages Karma Jensen Claunch Stalag Luft III BranchWilliam Hale Kehr How the Bible Came to Be: Part 6, No Price Too GreatLenet H. Read Keeping Your Marriage AlivePaul E. Dahl And the Angels CameKarla Johnson Hoyt Anna Elisabeth Nielsen Jensen: A Century of SpunkinessJerry Borrowman Giving Children Quantity and Quality TimeBeppie Harrison Four Thoughts on TithingGlenn Latham Regular Features I Have a QuestionRoy W. DoxeyKenneth H. BeesleyRichard C. Galbraith Mormon JournalThe Best Gift Jennie L. HansenCrows in the Corn Betty A. Harvey“He Isn’t There” Penny Allen Speaking Today: Thanks Be to GodElder Neal A. Maxwell Random Sampler Mirthright: It Takes Only Thirty Minutes a Day … Barbara Stockwell News of the Church On the cover: Photography by Eldon K. Linschoten. See page 5 for an article on Elder LeGrand Richards of the Council of the Twelve. Inside front cover: Summer Day, by Nancy A. Lund, 22″ by 28″, oil on canvas, 1981. This painting depicts a home in Parowan, a town of about 1,500 persons in southwestern Utah founded by Latter-day Saint pioneers in 1851. Inside back cover: St. Charles, Idaho, by Al Rounds, 24″ by 30″, watercolor, 1981. The old home in this painting is located near St. Charles, in southeastern Idaho. Named after Elder Charles C. Rich, of the Council of the Twelve, who was in charge of its colonization, St. Charles was founded in 1864 and is now a farming community of about 300 people.