“Contents,” Ensign, July 1992, 1 Ensign July 1992 Volume 22 Number 7 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: Salvation—A Family AffairPresident Ezra Taft Benson Love, Laughter, and Spirituality in MarriageBarbara Workman The Miracle of ChangeJoseph Walker Countering Korihor’s PhilosophyGerald N. Lund “Is There Any Reason You Can’t Come to Church?”Jackie Ireland The Summer of My AccountabilityA. J. Rock Jake Adolf’s Big Horn Basin Mission Korea: Land of the Morning CalmKellene Ricks “Six Days Shalt Thou Labor”Steven Epperson 1992 Writing and Music Contest Winners 1992 Eliza R. Snow Poetry/Verse Contest WinnersMaster of the Light Jean SeifertPortrait of Mosiah 18 Nani Lii S. FurseOn the Blessing of the Bread Dale S. CoxTo Eve—with Empathy across the Years Shirley Adwena HarveyTriptych Janice M. Tindall 1992 Life-Style Article Contest Winner: The Song of GratitudeLisa Ray Turner Regular Features The Visiting Teacher: Seasons of Life I Have a QuestionAdditional witnesses of the gold plates Keith W. PerkinsVocational opportunities for mothers at home Linda Orvis Mormon JournalNot Too Much to Ask Cheryl Cayer, as told to Judy M. SweeneyThe Heart and Mustard Seed Debby HergetThe Man in the Yellow Slicker Research and Perspectives: Abraham in Ancient Egyptian TextsJohn Gee PortraitsWilling and Able: Kevin Likes Bunny JohnsonThat Name—Nephi: Ron and Francine Harvey Lane JohnsonAdvocate: Willard Carlos McBride Jane McBride Choate Random SamplerDon’t Drink the WaterSurviving the Terrible TwosHow to Keep a Military Family CloseScripture Banquet Line upon Line: Treasuring the WordFrank Hillis Speaking Today: Sin and SufferingElder Dallin H. Oaks News of the Church On the cover: Front: Family Garden, by Judith Mehr, oil on canvas, 42″ x 56″, 1982. Courtesy of the Museum of Church History and Art. Background electronically extended to accommodate cover logo. Back: top, photo by Richard M. Romney; middle, photo by Ronald W. Read; bottom, photo by George Beard, BYU Photo Archives. Inside front cover: Push Along, by Gary Price, bronze sculpture, 16″ x 44″ x 21″, 1986. Based on the hymn “Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel,” this sculpture depicts the struggle of the pioneers and the relationships among man, beast of burden, earth, and the implements of the westward movement. Inside back cover: Missionaries, by Ljiljana Fulepp, back-painted glass, 1990. From the Second International Art Competition, Museum of Church History and Art. This work, from the Second International Art Competition of the Museum of Church History and Art, is from a Yugoslavian sister who learned the technique of back-painting glass in her homeland. The technique consists of painting in reverse on glass. The details are executed first, followed by the background and other areas of the painting.