“Contents,” Liahona, June 1997LiahonaJune 1997Volume 21, Number 6ContentsFeaturesFirst Presidency Message: “The Spirit Giveth Life”President Thomas S. MonsonA Village Photographer’s DreamNelson WadsworthWhen He Spoke about God, I UnderstoodNatalya Vladimirovna Leonova“In His Own Language”Kai A. AndersenIceland—The Saga ContinuesDeAnne WalkerMy Dream Came TrueMaría Rósinkarsdóttir, as told to DeAnne WalkerEspecially for YouthPersonal Revelation: The Gift, the Test, and the PromisePresident Boyd K. PackerLooking Past Hurt FeelingsSusan TernyeyMeadowlarksR. Val JohnsonThe Power Is RealPeter PomartFifty Years of FaithHonza TomsaDepartmentsCommentVisiting Teaching Message: Wisdom through ObedienceWords of the Living ProphetThe FriendJesus Christ Teaches and Prays with the NephitesThe Wise Man and the Foolish ManMaking Friends: Kristian Nefi and Ernawati Suharto of Yogyakarta, IndonesiaMiles T. TuasonSharing Time: Choosing the Right through Study and PrayerKaren AshtonExploring: Persecutions in MissouriSherrie JohnsonFun PageFiction: The RaceDonna GamacheOn the cover: Front: The Sacred Grove near Palmyra, New York, 1907. Back, from top: Manti Temple under construction in Manti, Utah, 1886; Ether Blanchard’s farm, Mapleton, Utah, 1902.Born 30 years after the Church was organized, George Edward Anderson created a remarkable legacy for all Latter-day Saints when he photographically documented Church historical sites and pioneer lifestyles. See “A Village Photographer’s Dream, page 16. (Cover photography by George Edward Anderson.)Inside back cover: Photograph by George Edward Anderson. Children of L. Christian Otteson take turns milking the family cow in Huntington, Utah, 1898.