“Contents,” Ensign, Sept. 2006, 1EnsignSeptember 2006Volume 36, Number 9Contents2First Presidency Message: The Father Who CaresPresident James E. Faust7Latter-day Prophets Speak: The Sacred Role of Fathers8Sharing Family HeritageElder L. Tom Perry12Learning to Hear the Lord’s VoiceAaron L. West16“He Took My Shoe!”Grace Brasse Pannell18For the Divorced Single ParentKaye Terry Hanson24Lessons from the Old Testament: Trust in the Lord ForeverMargaret S. Lifferth27Living in the Shadow of DeathLois McCune Sewell32Fulfilling Our Duty to God: A Window of OpportunityCharles W. Dahlquist II38She Shall Be Called Woman: Women of the Old Testament44Gospel Classics: Commitment to GodPresident Howard W. Hunter48Nicaragua: Hungering for the “Beautiful Fruit”Don L. Searle53Visiting Teaching Message: Serving and Supporting Each Sister54The Relief Society Building: A Symbol of Service and SacrificeHeidi S. Swinton and LaRene Gaunt58I Tossed Your Name AsideName Withheld60Unforgettable Family Home Evenings63Let’s Try Again!Marianne Monson-Burton64Lessons from the Old Testament: Watchmen of the LordElder Gary J. Coleman68Latter-day Saint Voices72Random Sampler74News of the Church80Making the Most of This IssueOn the cover: Photographs by Welden C. Andersen, posed by modelsInside 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.