“Contents,” New Era, Jan. 1998New EraJanuary 1998 Volume 28, Number 1ContentsThe Message: I ResolveElder Joe J. ChristensenWant your resolutions to make a real difference in your life? Start with these.Called to ServeIn Tune: A Light That’s PureDan CarterIn Black and WhiteLisa M. GroverWhen Sharla Marrott goes through bad times, her journal helps her remember the good.Simply StatedLynn BlackIt started as a recommend interview and became a two-person testimony meeting.Q&A: Questions and AnswersThere’s such an age difference between me and my brothers and sisters that we don’t have a lot in common. I’d rather spend my time with my friends. Is there anything wrong with that?Mormonad: Make Your Own FortuneDrawing TogetherJanna Nielsen and Lisa M. GroverThree families share their secrets for happier home life.Clean ConscienceCarolyn SmithI was doing my job the way Laman or Lemuel would have done it. So I cleaned up my act.Sweet Home AlabamaRichard M. RomneyLDS teens in Huntsville, Alabama, respect the past, enjoy the present, and build a great future.The Good ListJack WeylandYou can feel lots better about yourself by following these simple tips.Fiction: Stepping UpKay Lynn MangumAerobics for the conscience? My brother was the instructor.MormonismsThe Bulletin BoardPaid in FullApril Anderson GohierIt was a choice between tithing and tuition. Tithing won and so did I.FeedbackLetters to the editorsPoem: Snow DayTeresa BatemanPhoto of the MonthLane V. EricksonCover: Sara Williams, 16, of the Byrd Springs Ward, is one of many Huntsville, Alabama, teens who are finding harmony in the gospel. See “Sweet Home Alabama,” p. 28. Cover photography: Richard M. Romney (front); Tamra Hamblin (back).