“Contents,” Friend, Mar. 2012, 1 Friend A children’s magazine published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stories and Features IFC Friends by Mail 2 Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice Decide Right Now President Thomas S. Monson 4 What Scared the Barnyard Roosters 6 Bright Idea 7 Special Witness Elder Neil L. Andersen 8 A Brave Little Mormon Girl 10 Extra, Extra! Read All about It! 12 Bulletin Board 14 Stories of Jesus Jacob Learns the Name of the Savior 16 The Coat 18 Hands that Talk 19 My Family 20 Friends in the News 21 Abu Learns Honesty 22 Friend to Friend Choose the Light Elder Gerrit W. Gong 24 A Book of Mormon Celebración 28 Choosing Conference 30 Trying to Be Like Jesus 36 The Two Secrets 38 Our Creative Friends 39 Matt and Mandy 40 Bringing Primary Home Living Prophets Teach Me to Choose the Right 48 Guide to the Friend For Little Friends 32 Feeling the Holy Ghost 34 Inviting the Spirit 35 Follow the Prophet For Older Kids 44 The Best Soccer Player 46 Funstuf: Conference Notes 47 Apostles of Jesus Christ Music 42 I’m Trying to Be like Jesus Things to Make and Do 11 Funstuf: Saturday Is a Special Day 23 Kitchen Crafts: Mix-in Muffins 26 Funstuf: Conference Squares 27 Coloring Page 49 Book of Mormon Scripture Figures: Abinadi and King Noah Cover by Maryn Roos Hidden CTR Ring Heavenly Father wants you to be healthy and happy. See the Guide to the Friend on page 48 for family home evening ideas. I Can Play It! Learn to play the Primary song “I’m Trying to Be like Jesus” on page 42.