“Contents,” New Era, Feb. 1997 New Era February 1997 Volume 27, Number 2 Contents The Message: On the EdgePresident James E. FaustStaying in the safe area requires courage, too; it’s also where the blessings are. Scripture Lifeline: Where to LookKristen WeaverMy search for comfort led me to the scriptures, which led me to the Savior. What’s the Use?Robert A. MillerAmmon’s words helped switch my focus from my misery to my missionary purpose. Racing the TornadoRobert Owen BoyerI ignored Mom’s warning. Now the storm was bearing down on me fast. Q&A: Questions and AnswersMy boyfriend just left on his mission. How can I support him without making him homesick? Mormonad: Love Is Blind Mountains in MontrealRichard M. RomneyYoung Latter-day Saints in Quebec’s capital are real standouts. Ryan’s VictoryDiane TannerHe lost the shot-put event but set a mark for honesty that everyone should shoot for. Beneath the SurfaceLisa Ann JacksonKris Fisher is a world-class swimmer who has been through rough water and appreciates the gospel’s calming effect. FYI: For Your Info I Appreciate YouJet BrownPlaying the piano in seminary was a drag until I found that note on my desk. Fiction: Blowing My Own HornClaudia G. RemingtonMaybe I couldn’t master this instrument, but at least I could make a dent in it. Mormonisms Sharing the LightWendi MontagueDarren was ready for the gospel. But was I ready to lead him to it? Simple As a SunsetSarah BartonA young boy’s wisdom opened my eyes to the beauty God has created. FeedbackLetters to the editors Poem: Selfless ServiceSundi Decker Photo of the MonthPeggy Jellinghausen Cover: Esther Caron, Kristina Aloi, and Anne Aloi are just some of the LDS youth climbing spiritual mountains in Montreal. See page 20. Cover photography: Richard M. Romney (front), Maren Mecham (back).