“Contents,” New Era, Nov. 2000 New Era November 2000 Volume 30, Number 11 Contents The Message: You’ll Grow into ItElder Joseph B. WirthlinThe Lord is ready to help you as you grow into the men and women you are to become. Winning My WarTrisha Swanson DaytonI was in the fight of my life. And the Book of Mormon helped me win. Scripture Power: I Will Not Forget Thee Scripture Lifeline: Extra HelpingChace RandallIt was just dinner, but learning how to serve helped me most of all. We Are Women of GodSheri L. DewAre we so focused on pursuing the so-called good life that we lose sight of eternal life? Idea List: The Do’s of DatingDo have fun. Do choose good friends. Do get good advice. Do be yourself. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI’m stressed out all the time. Between my studies, responsibilities at home, and responsibilities in my ward, I feel like I never have enough time to get things done. How can I feel more peaceful? Mormonad: Trash Talk Projecting ValuesJane H. ForsgrenValue projects help young women fashion goals that will truly improve their lives. Ashamed to Meet a ProphetKimberly WrightTheir choice of what to wear made them embarrassed to meet a prophet. In Memory OfLisa M. G. CrockettA seminary class in Welland, Ontario, found a way to honor their teacher. Unlikely PairJennifer CheesmanI couldn’t give anyone a new life, but I could give them one small act of service. Mormonisms We Have One! We Have One!Wendi Wixom TaylorI practically shouted with joy when my friend told me what the world needs. Of All Things Fiction: The Day the Ward SplitJack WeylandWe missed our old friends and our old bishops. The new ward could never be as good. Or could it? The Thirty-Dollar Wedding DressGale SearsNo fabulous dress or big reception, but I had the best wedding imaginable. Two-Hundred-Year WaitAnena GardnerNothing could be better than giving my great-great-great grandmother a gift. Resource GuidesTo supplement lessons in Young Women and Young Men manuals for 2001. We’ve Got Mail Poem: Autumn AfternoonD. Marisa Black Photo of the MonthCatherine Clark Cover: Brittany Lindsay, with other girls in the Salt Lake Stake, held a fashion show and, with help from mothers and leaders, made their own prom dresses. See “Projecting Values,” p. 20. Cover photography: Jed Clark (front), © PhotoDisc (back).