“Contents,” Ensign, Sept. 2006, 1 Ensign September 2006 Volume 36, Number 9 Contents 2 First Presidency Message: The Father Who Cares President James E. Faust 7 Latter-day Prophets Speak: The Sacred Role of Fathers 8 Sharing Family Heritage Elder L. Tom Perry 12 Learning to Hear the Lord’s Voice Aaron L. West 16 “He Took My Shoe!” Grace Brasse Pannell 18 For the Divorced Single Parent Kaye Terry Hanson 24 Lessons from the Old Testament: Trust in the Lord Forever Margaret S. Lifferth 27 Living in the Shadow of Death Lois McCune Sewell 32 Fulfilling Our Duty to God: A Window of Opportunity Charles W. Dahlquist II 38 She Shall Be Called Woman: Women of the Old Testament 44 Gospel Classics: Commitment to God President Howard W. Hunter 48 Nicaragua: Hungering for the “Beautiful Fruit” Don L. Searle 53 Visiting Teaching Message: Serving and Supporting Each Sister 54 The Relief Society Building: A Symbol of Service and Sacrifice Heidi S. Swinton and LaRene Gaunt 58 I Tossed Your Name Aside Name Withheld 60 Unforgettable Family Home Evenings 63 Let’s Try Again! Marianne Monson-Burton 64 Lessons from the Old Testament: Watchmen of the Lord Elder Gary J. Coleman 68 Latter-day Saint Voices 72 Random Sampler 74 News of the Church 80 Making the Most of This Issue On the cover: Photographs by Welden C. Andersen, posed by models Inside front cover: Look to Your Children, by Minerva Teichert. Courtesy of Museum of Church History and Art, may not be copied. The artist gave this oil painting to the Relief Society in 1947 as her donation to the building fund for the Relief Society Building (see story on page 54). This painting shows the moments after Christ had blessed the little children, when angels “encircled those little ones about … with fire; and the angels did minister unto them” (3 Nephi 17:24). Inside back cover: Father Lehi, by Glen S. Hopkinson. May not be copied.