“Contents,” New Era, Oct. 1991 New Era October 1991 Volume 21, Number 10 Contents The Message: In His CareElder Lynn A. SorensenDespite danger, temptations, and challenges, we can be strengthened and protected through prayer. How I Know: Opposite ReactionStephanie RadfordWhoever left the brochure thought it would shake me. But because of its half-truths, I saw the whole truth better. The Net ResultGuy FitzgeraldStealing tennis balls would be fun. Only one problem. Chris wouldn’t do it. Right on TimeChristie Ann GilesI had just been on the worst date of my life! How dare my father tell me things would get better? Mormonad: Fair Share Q&A: Questions and AnswersMy manager at work acts like she hates me and is rude to me. As a Christian, how should I act toward such people? WorkingAdrian GostickHard work makes you feel better? Right. Well, listen to these kids from Massachusetts. Everyday Heroes: Our TreatDon SparhawkAt this annual Halloween party, there’s nothing scary about helping others. MoreDon O. ThorpeLisa Larson of Northfield, Illinois, isn’t content with just getting by. She exceeds minimum requirements. Fiction: Let Them Eat FigsJack WeylandA blow to the head sendeth Ryan to a kingdom where he learneth of princesses, dragons, and … honesty. Split!Amanda MauldinA ward divided? She can’t stand it! FYI: For Your Info Giving It a College TryJanet ThomasWant to get into a good college? Then get ready now. Mormonisms FeedbackLetters to the editor. Photo of the MonthEric Gillett Poem: Easy AnswersT. S. M. Davenport Cover: Alf Buckley of Pepperell, Massachusetts, learned about work the old-fashioned way—by doing it! He and other New Englanders tell a tale of toil on page 20. Cover photography: Brent Petersen (front), John Luke (back).