“Contents,” Ensign, Feb. 2013, 1–3Contents February 2013Volume 43 • Number 2MessagesFirst Presidency Message4A Word for the Hesitant MissionaryPresident Dieter F. UchtdorfVisiting Teaching Message8Converted unto the LordFeatures16Discipleship at All Times, in All Things, in All PlacesMelissa MerrillSix members share what they learned from a “discipleship experiment.”22I Can DecideName withheldHow we deal with the things we experience is up to us. My decision not to become bitter made all the difference in my ability to heal.24Balancing Truth and ToleranceElder Dallin H. OaksWe must stand up for truth, even while we practice tolerance and respect for beliefs and ideas different from our own.32You’re Not Here to Go to Church!Mike EllsworthI was in basic training and needed spiritual nourishment.34“Stand by My Servant Joseph”Elder Cecil O. Samuelson Jr.What does it mean to stand by the Prophet Joseph Smith?40Earth: A Gift from GodTom ReeseEvery tree, every mountain, every bird in the air testifies of our Heavenly Father.44Standards for All SeasonsLori FullerWhat do you do when faced with what seems to be a gray area between right and wrong? These five principles from the Book of Mormon can guide you.48Courage to Share the GospelCindy BeckI wanted to ask Susan if she would like to meet with the missionaries, but what if she said no?50Integrity: Foundation of a Christlike LifeElder Tad R. CallisterUnderstanding these seven principles will help us make integrity a fundamental character trait in our personal lives.56The Refining Fire of GriefAshley Isaacson WoolleyHow Heavenly Father spoke comfort and reassurance to me in a difficult time.60Lifting the Hands Which Hang DownStephen HavertzWhether you are experiencing grief or comforting someone who is grieving, keep in mind that people mourn in deeply personal ways.63Poem: EpiphanyJack NewmanSpiritual promptings and creative expression can come to us in an instant.64Job Hunting According to NephiEdgar TooleyHow Nephi, Bishop Edgley, and others helped me to find work.Departments9Teaching For the Strength of Youth:Entertainment and Media10October Conference Notebook13Our Homes, Our Families:My Dad’s ApologyDavid Hixon14What We Believe:We Must Be Born of Water and of the Spirit67Family Home Evening Ideas68Questions and AnswersHow can I return to church?70Latter-day Saint Voices74News of the Church79In Other Church Magazines80Until We Meet Again:Remembering Him on the SabbathMichael R. MorrisOn the CoverFront: Photograph of woman helping after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, by Jeffrey D. Allred and Mike Terry © Deseret News. Back: Photo illustration by Howard Collett © IRI. Inside front cover: Photograph by Royce Bair © Getty Images.