“Contents,” New Era, May 1999 New Era May 1999 Volume 29, Number 5 Contents The Message: Your Sacred DutyElder Dallin H. OaksAaronic Priesthood holders should understand their sacred responsibilities and act worthily. Special DeliveryAaron J. TolsonOur quorum took the right route to service. I Said YesMarilyn FeikWhen asked the golden questions, she couldn’t say no. Everyday Heroes: Charlie’s MiracleBeckie W. Kearl and Cameron CarrCharlie lived long enough to reach his biggest goal. Idea List: Making HistoryBarbara Jean JonesWant to be a part of history in the making? Here’s how. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI like acting in plays, especially with our community theater, but some performances are scheduled for Sundays. Should I give up participating so I won’t have to perform on Sunday? Mormonad: Temper Your Temper Friends Four EverLaury LivseyTrue friends in Western Samoa help each other make good choices. Super BikeLindy TaylorWith hardly anything to give, the poor of Bangkok gave her everything. Everything IS OKJeanette Waite BennettMeet Adam Harrop, the youngest-ever student body president of Ricks College. Think First, Act FastJohn BythewayMake the decision first; then you’ll do what’s right when the pressure is on. How I Know: Leaving HomeCaroline HinckleyFear departs with the knowledge that Heavenly Father knows and cares. Scripture Lifeline: Change of HeartKristin BowenWhen she stopped worrying about what’s on the outside, the change on the inside brought real happiness. The Bulletin Board Fiction: The CaretakerMari E. JorgensenMission impossible? Not with a whole ward to back him up. Mormonisms Strike from the SkyHelen GlissmeyerStruck down by lightning, he was sustained by a greater power from above. FeedbackLetters to the editors Poem: SkunkedP. Samuel Anguiano Photo of the MonthTed Van Horn Cover: The Church is a dominant force in the life of Justina Tavana, Apia Fifth Ward, in Western Samoa. See “Friends Four Ever,” p. 20. Cover photography: Laury Livsey (front), Tamra Hamblin (back).