“Contents,” Ensign, Sept. 1996, 1EnsignSeptember 1996 Volume 26 Number 9ContentsFirst Presidency Message: Four Simple Things to Help Our Families and Our NationsPresident Gordon B. HinckleyOvercoming the WorldElder F. Burton HowardBeing Someone’s MissionaryCherie Woodbury HydeBeing Clean AgainName WithheldA Halfpenny and a PearlJerry BorrowmanValuing Our Neighbor’s LaborMaj-Lén AndersonThe Gift and the PromisePamela K. WalkerStrengthening Young Single AdultsSoaring in Alta LomaMichael R. MorrisConnecting through a CouncilChristopher K. BigelowEnhancing InstituteLisa Ann JacksonGospel Anchors in a Sea of ChangeJudy C. OlsenThe Fruit of Her HandsCamille Curtis AndersonWhat to Do about Eddie?Kathy L. GingellThe Red Tin CanName WithheldI Have a QuestionWhy Jesus Christ refers to the Holy Ghost as “my Spirit” in D&C 36:2Joseph C. LundwallSacrament meeting guidelines regarding departing or returning missionaries Hoyt W. Brewster Jr.Mormon JournalI Was Afraid to Ask JoAnn M. DavisTen Thousand Hatching Chicks Effie S. DavenportThe Little Bottle of Water Chérie KircalliWhat about Abstinence? Robert LaytonGrandpa Ben Olimpia Flores Anaya RiveraPortraitsThe Visiting Teacher: “Heirs according to the Covenant”Random SamplerNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Front: Photo by Jerry Garns. Back: Photo by Jed Clark.Inside front cover: Manti Temple, by Nathan B. Winters, watercolor, 25″ x 35″, 1989. Built on the hill where its limestone was quarried, the Manti Temple, located in Manti, Utah, was dedicated by President Wilford Woodruff on 17 May 1888 and rededicated on 14–16 June 1985 by President Gordon B. Hinckley. Each summer a portion of the temple’s 27-acre site is used for the Manti Temple Pageant, which depicts the story of the Restoration and publication of the Book of Mormon.Inside back cover: Irrigation Turn, Time with Grandpa, by VaLoy Eaton, oil on canvas, 25″ x 26″, 1993. “Grandparents can have a profound influence on their grandchildren. … Children then obtain a perspective of life which is not only rewarding but can bring them security, peace, and strength” (President Ezra Taft Benson, 159th Semiannual General Conference, 30 Sept. 1989).