“Contents,” Ensign, June 2010, 1–3 Contents June 2010 Volume 40 • Number 6 Messages First Presidency Message 4 Canaries with Gray on Their Wings President Thomas S. Monson Visiting Teaching Message 7 Renewing Covenants through the Sacrament Features 11 The Prodigal Ronald Petersen A parent’s aching over a wayward child. 28 Moving the Fountain Jeffrey E. Niven My neighbor asked: “Where could I find that many men to help me?” 29 Don’t Be in a Hurry John C. Thomas Four ways to slow down. 34 My Temple Recommend Had Expired Julie Wright A youth leader learns a lesson about the importance of preparation. 36 A Bountiful Harvest in Bardstown Joshua J. Perkey How a small branch prepared 6,000 names for temple work in one year. 41 Seeing beyond the Practical Artists transform the ordinary into fine art. 44 Your Mission in Life Is Now Jan Pinborough Three principles that will help you face the future with confidence, energy, and faith. Gospel in My Life 47 Update Your Spiritual Status Young adults respond to Elder David A. Bednar’s address “Things As They Really Are.” 48 Cambodian Latter-day Saints: Moving in a New Direction Chad E. Phares Though the country has faced dark times, the light of the gospel is shining in the lives of Cambodian Latter-day Saints. Our Homes, Our Families 12 Positive Uses of the Internet Elizabeth Stitt Looking for good resources on the Web? See what the Church has to offer. Living as Latter-day Saints 16 Things as They Really Are Elder David A. Bednar Does the time you spend using technology and media enlarge or restrict your capacity to live, love, and serve? Gospel Solutions 54 Pierced with Deep Wounds Name Withheld I was devastated when my husband told me about his addiction. Where could I turn for help? 58 Homebound but Active Members suggest ways to stay active in the Church despite limitations. 60 Accepting and Giving Service Alison Palmer Although we may not be able to give physical service to those who help us, we can offer service of a spiritual nature. Provident Living 63 Questions and Answers How can we maximize resources to provide housing, basic necessities, and education for our family? Departments What We Believe 8 Agency Is Essential to Our Eternal Progress What is agency, and what role does it play in Heavenly Father’s plan? We Talk of Christ 10 Power to Change Name Withheld How learning of the Savior gave me courage and power to overcome my addiction to drugs. Serving in the Church 26 Called and Set Apart to Serve Elder Kenneth Johnson Our commission is to teach the word of God by the Spirit of God. Latter-day Saint Voices 66 Members are blessed for their decisions to turn to the Lord, follow the promptings of the Spirit, and adhere to the standards of the Church. Small and Simple Things 70 Family Home Evening Ideas 73 News of the Church 74 In Other Church Magazines 79 Until We Meet Again 80 Transparent Adversity Felipe Urbina What a bee and a bus ride taught me about trusting those who have the vision to see.