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“Contents,” Ensign, Mar. 2005, 1


March 2005

Volume 35, Number 3

On the cover: Photography by Marvin K. Gardner

Inside front cover: Quilting Bee, by Lynde Mott. May not be copied. This 1830s quilting bee in Kirtland, Ohio, features two sets of sisters: on the left are Sophronia and Catherine Smith and on the right are Mary and Mercy Fielding. Emma Smith is standing behind Elizabeth Ann Whitney, in the center. They are finishing up a traditional rose of Sharon appliqué quilt pattern for Mercy, who is soon to be married.

Inside back cover: Tender Moments, by Keith Mallett. May not be copied. “Parents have a sacred duty to rear their children in love and righteousness, to provide for their physical and spiritual needs, to teach them to love and serve one another, to observe the commandments of God and to be law-abiding citizens wherever they live” (“The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” Liahona, Oct. 2004, 49; Ensign, Nov. 1995, 102).