“Contents,” New Era, Sept. 1990 New Era September 1990 Volume 20, Number 9 Contents FeedbackLetters to the editor. The Message: Chart Your Course by ItElder Richard P. LindsayPatriarchal blessings provide valuable guidance. Miranda’s Magic BoxBrad WilcoxThe real power is in who we are, not what we own. Not Just for KicksEarl Kauffman and Joy Saunders LundbergHe came to play football and found the gospel. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI hate school and am just getting by. A friend dropped out and has a car and more freedom . Why shouldn’t I just drop out too? I Can!Janet ThomasDoni DeCory makes determination pay off big. What a Question!John A. G. SpencerA young Scout “rescues” his Scoutmaster. Keeping Up with the JonesesWilliam O. NelsonHigh country backpacking unites these fathers and sons. Everyday Heroes: Seniors’ PromVanda FryIndiana youth make a memorable evening for senior citizens. Fiction: The Girl Who Had EverythingLisa A. JohnsonJill had forgotten to list her family among her assets. Mormonisms FYI: For Your Information The Strapless DressJoy Saunders LundbergHer dad taught her a lesson in both modesty and love. Seed Time, Harvest Time: The 1991 New Era Writing , Art, Photography, and Music Contest Photo of the MonthEric Swenson Poetry: RainbowLance Larsen Cover: Doni DeCory of Pine Ridge, South Dakota, three-time state champion in girls’ shot put, brings a championship attitude to all areas of her life. Cover photography: (front) Mark A. Philbrick, (back) John Luke.