“Contents,” New Era, Dec. 1997 New Era December 1997 Volume 27, Number 12 Contents The Message: Come and SeeElder Jeffrey R. HollandThe Savior’s simple invitation brings great blessings when we accept. In Tune: Christmas Time Is Here Tia M. Rix and Richard C. Ferre Seminary SantasTerry FowlerHow small kindnesses changed the attitude—and the life—of a seminary student. Bonnie’s SongKevin HolgateShe asked what death would be like, so I taught her a song about her Father. Q&A: Questions and AnswersWe are warned against gossiping. But is it gossip if what we talk about is true? Mormonad: Hang Out with Your Family Making the City BeautifulJanet ThomasTime travel—these LDS teens in Nauvoo frequently go back 150 years. A Christmas CompleteVander Ferreira de AndradeWhat could we give to both wealthy diplomats and poor people? A message about their King. Room for HimJanna NielsenChristmas traditions help teens and their families focus on Jesus Christ. Gift ExchangeJill B. TaylorWhen I gave that gift, I didn’t expect what came back years later. Mormonisms The Bulletin Board: Keeping You Posted Fiction: Wanted: A Guy for ChristmasAnn Edwards CannonJust tie a big bow on Jed Campbell and leave him on the porch. The 1997 New Era Index Poem: A Song for Christmas MornJaana Olsen Cover: Sarah Hasek, 16, of the Nauvoo Ward, helps decorate the Heber C. Kimball home. See “Making the City Beautiful,” p. 20.Cover photography: Janet Thomas (front), Tamara Hamblin (back).