“Contents,” Ensign, March 2011, 1–3Contents March 2011Volume 41 • Number 3On the CoverFront: Christ the Consolator, by Carl Heinrich Bloch. Back: Photo illustration by David Stoker.MessagesFirst Presidency Message4Looking for the GoodPresident Dieter F. UchtdorfVisiting Teaching Message7Under the Priesthood and after the Pattern of the PriesthoodFeatures22Preparing Emotionally for Missionary ServiceRobert K. WagstaffWhat prospective missionaries and their parents need to know.27“I Speak of Missionary Work”President Thomas S. Monson calls for more missionaries.30A Great Community of SaintsWhether you meet with 13 others in a small branch in Ukraine or with 200 in a ward in Mexico, you belong to something much grander.34When Broken Hearts Become OneAmanda B. LewisOne year. Four families. Countless acts of love and support.40“Charity Never Faileth:” A Discussion on Relief SocietyElder Jeffrey R. Holland and Patricia T. HollandThe blessings we share all come back to how the priesthood and Relief Society work together in the home and the Church.44The Healer’s ArtElder Yoshihiko KikuchiOvercoming prejudice and misunderstanding.50Separated by Flood, United by PrayerMelissa MerrillThe floodwaters appeared so suddenly that the Torres family could only do one thing.Our Homes, Our Families12Teaching the Doctrine of the FamilyJulie B. BeckThis generation will be called upon to defend the doctrine of the family as never before. If they don’t know the doctrine, they can’t defend it.Living as Latter-day Saints18Home Teaching and Visiting Teaching: A Work of MinisteringHome and visiting teaching are about taking care of people.Teaching, Learning, Serving11Helping Youth Track Their Progress or Their Duty—OnlineInteractive online versions of Personal Progress and Duty to God can help teens.By Study and By Faith53The Savior’s CompassionS. Kent BrownHow the Savior’s miracle of the fishes shows both His power and His compassion.Gospel Solutions56Learning to ForgiveName withheldI knew that forgiving my father was necessary, but was it possible?Provident Living60Seeds of Self-RelianceAllie SchulteChurch members in urban areas and developing nations throughout the world are reaping the blessings of gardening thanks to Welfare Services.DepartmentsWhat We Believe8God Reveals Truth to His Prophets and to UsProphets are on the earth today just as they were anciently.We Talk of Christ10To Bind Up the BrokenheartedGeorges A. BonnetGenocide. Disease. Famine. What I saw in Africa left me feeling helpless and discouraged. Then I realized no pain was beyond the healing power of Jesus Christ.66Latter-day Saint VoicesThe fruits of prayer, patience, and perseverance.70Small and Simple Things73Family Home Evening Ideas74News of the Church79In Other Church MagazinesUntil We Meet Again80Safe in My Ward FamilyCaroline KingsleyA ward or branch can be a sort of safety-net family for us.