“Contents,” New Era, Jan. 1991 New Era January 1991 Volume 21, Number 1 Contents FeedbackLetters to the editor. The Message: Why Am I Running?Elder Angel AbreaWe can use our agency to act, or we can spend our lives being acted upon. A Prayer from the GhettoDebbie PearceThe gospel message lifts a girl from an almost hopeless situation. Blessing RosieMary Lou HarwardHe was only 12, but that deacon set a powerful example for the rest of us. Everyday Heroes: Secret GranddaughtersElizabeth C. ZaleskiYoung women in Parowan, Utah, bless older sisters with a year of service. Q&A: Questions and AnswersA friend of mine is kind of rowdy and wild. How can I help him change without comingacross as self-righteous? Good Teachers Don’t Always Wear PlaidAdrian GostickYouth in New England honor their school teachers with a special evening. Come Back, HeatherHeather McPhieHer father’s prison sentence isolated her; loving friends brought her back. FriendsRichard M. RomneyLiisa Roto of Finland teaches dolphins—and they teach her. Mormonad: Going Nowhere Fast FYI: For Your Information Fiction: Your Basic Buffalo, Your Tiny ChipmunkJack WeylandWhen two guys compete for the same girl, friendship decides the outcome. Mormonisms WipeoutFarrah NewboldFor this family, a pileup in the snow broke the ice. Photo of the MonthScott Morgan Poetry: Bleak NightAnnette Woodruff Cover: Young Women of the Parowan (Utah) Second Ward had some mighty sweet experiences when they adopted grandmothers for a year. See p. 12. Cover photography: Jed Clark (front), Peggy Jellinghausen (back).