“Contents,” New Era, Dec. 2001New EraDecember 2001Volume 31, Number 12ContentsThe Message: A Gift RememberedPresident Thomas S. MonsonWith the birth of the babe in Bethlehem, we have a gift worth more than all the gold in the world.Christmas with Joseph SmithCaroline H. BenzleyChristmas in Nauvoo didn’t sparkle with lights or gifts. It glowed with the knowledge of the restored gospel.Doorstep NativityBrent SimkinsOur family put a new twist on the 12 days of Christmas tradition.Jesus Is Our SaviorElder David B. HaightIt is God’s design that Jesus Christ was chosen and ordained as the one and only Savior and Redeemer of the world.Idea List: Building a Testimony of ChristQ&A: Questions and AnswersMy younger brother tags along with me everywhere I go. I know we should get along, but he often says and does things that embarrass me when we’re together. How can we resolve this problem?New Era Poster: You Are UniqueThe Truth about ChristmasElder Rex D. PinegarWhere had the bicycle come from? The answer to that question made the gift more precious.531 Pages til ChristmasVicki H. BudgeEach year, I set a goal to read the Book of Mormon before Christmas.Windows on EternityJane H. ForsgrenTom Holdman, an artist from Alpine, Utah, creates windows of beauty for the houses of the Lord.Mary’s PartShannon EdwardsBy playing her part, I understood for myself that Mary had been chosen to bring the Son of God into the world.Wrapped Up in MyselfTodd F. CopeSelf-pity seemed to be the only thing I was getting for Christmas until my companion taught me about thinking of others.The Extra SmileOf All ThingsNew Era Classic: The Child, the Boy, the Man Few People KnowElder Bruce R. McConkieThe scriptures do not tell us everything of Christ’s life, especially about the years He grew up, but we can come to understand that He experienced things like we do.Reader’s GuideNew Era Index 2001Poem: Snow FameLisa NealPhoto of the MonthNiel HayesCover: Julie Paxman from the American Fork Utah Hillcrest Stake works on temple windows. See “Windows on Eternity,” on p. 26. Cover photography: Willie Holdman (front), Kelly A. Larsen (back).