“Contents,” Ensign, June 2000, 1EnsignJune 2000Volume 30 Number 6ContentsFirst Presidency Message: Precious Children, a Gift from GodPresident Thomas S. MonsonTips for Raising Stronger FamiliesD. Ray ThomasAt 90, Still Setting the Pace of ServiceRecurring Themes of President Hinckley“Give Heed unto the Word of the Lord”Elder L. Tom Perry“Friends Again at Last”: Justice and Mercy in the Warming Glow of CharityElder Lance B. WickmanBringing Hope to HaitiLaRene Porter Gaunt“One of a City, and Two of a Family”Marvin K. Gardner“Cleave unto Charity”Rebuilding My Life after DivorceJackie WitzelI Have a QuestionTeaching children about physical intimacy in marriageBrent A. BarlowLatter-day Saint VoicesMy Bus Was LateThierry Damoiseau, as told to Paul ConnersWhy Had I Asked Her Here?David R. PhillipsOur Most Beautiful BookNancy Marilijn Ruiter“The Roof Is on Fire!”Teresa NielsonDaniel’s Sunday DecisionJanette K. GibbonsOur Eight-Year-Old’s TestimonyDavid D. HoefferleRandom SamplerVisiting Teaching Message: “If Ye Are Prepared …”News of the ChurchOn the covers: Front: Photo by Gerry Avant, courtesy of Church News. Back: Top: Photo by Gerry Avant, courtesy of Church News; bottom right: photo courtesy of Church News.Inside front: City of Joseph, by Eric Dowdle, water color, 36″ x 42″, 1993. In this stylized painting, the Nauvoo Temple overlooks the city below. Located on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, the city was named Nauvoo, meaning, “a beautiful location, a place of rest.” It served as headquarters to the Church and home to many members from 1839 to 1846.Inside back: “And We Talk of Christ,” by Trent Gudmundsen, oil on canvas, 60″ x 48″, 1997. Courtesy of Museum of Church History and Art, Fifth International Art Competition. A teaching moment is portrayed here as a young boy listens to his grandfather’s words. Light filters through the trees as spiritual light and knowledge are filtered through the generations: “And we talk of Christ, … that our children may know” (2 Ne. 25:26).