“Contents,” New Era, Feb. 1999 New Era February 1999 Volume 29, Number 2 Contents The Message: Flight Plan for LifeElder Duane B. GerrardFollowing procedures and checklists helps you fly safely. Your flight plan for life should be the Lord’s plan of salvation. My Crash Course in ReadingTaylor HartleyThe bike accident took away my ability to read, but faith and the Book of Mormon retaught me. The Tithing HabitWinnifred C. JardineHow much does peace of mind cost? Just 10 percent. Everyday Heroes: First to AidRichard M. RomneyCéline Mebodo of Gonesse, France, shows she cares by volunteering to help the sick and injured. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI have a friend who seems interested in the Church. He watches my every move to see what Latter-day Saints are like. But I make so many mistakes. How can I be a shining example when I’m so imperfect? Mormonad: Write Here, Write Now Sequel to SeminaryLisa M. G. CrockettAt Stanford University, young LDS students won’t get lost. They help each other stay focused on the gospel in institute classes and in their wards. Please Bring Us HomeJanna DeVoreStranded and afraid, four girls discover they can rely on their earthly parents as well as their Heavenly Father. Hanging a LeftLaury LivseyChris Muraski traded early-morning seminary for weight training. When he made the switch back, he found some unexpected blessings. The Bulletin Board Out of the AshesSeth C. LewisI didn’t realize what a blessing seminary was until our classroom burned to the ground. Mormonisms Scripture Lifeline: Faith Moved Our MountainName WithheldMy dad’s illness changed everything for our family. It led us to the temple. Fiction: The InterviewJack WeylandWhen Kevin turns 14, his advancement to the office of a teacher is anything but routine. How I Know: Is It True?Wendy HickenI wanted an answer. I didn’t realize that I had always known. True at All TimesElder F. Melvin HammondWhen facing a test of your courage and strength, remember what the scriptures say about being steady and true. FeedbackLetters to the editors Poem: I RememberWendy Michelle Williams Photo of the MonthKim Mickelson Cover: Céline Mebodo of Gonesse, France, devotes her time and energy in serving others as a first-aid volunteer. See “First to Aid,” p. 12. Cover photography: Richard M. Romney (front), Jed Clark (back).