“Contents,” New Era, Jan. 2002 New Era January 2002 Volume 32, Number 1 Everything in the New Era may be copied for incidental, noncommercial Church or home use unless otherwise indicated. Other uses require permission of the copyright owner. Contents Words of the Prophet: God Will Make a WayPresident Gordon B. HinckleyThere is no obstacle too great, no challenge too difficult, that we cannot meet with faith. New Era Classic: Friends ForeverElder Marvin J. AshtonFamily can be together forever, not only as brothers and sisters but as very close friends. Extra StrengthBryant StaplesFor the Strength of Youth—it was a crazy title, but it made me want to learn more about the true Church. Just for YouAnnouncing exciting changes in the Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women programs, For the Strength of Youth, and Mutual. Duty to GodThe Duty to God Award should be an important achievement for every young man. Making ProgressPursuing Personal Progress helps Young Women cultivate feminine virtues, grow spiritually, and reach their divine potential. Stronger Than EverThe revised For the Strength of Youth becomes even more helpful. Mutual FriendsMutual is the place for fun and making friends and putting into practice what is taught on Sundays. Q&A: Questions and AnswersI try my best to be happy, but no matter what I do, I feel overwhelmingly sad all the time. Is there anything I can do to feel better? New Era Poster: My Peace I Give unto You Evaluate Your StyleCaroline H. BenzleyTrouble finding a modest dress? No problem when these Kansas Young Women are on the job. On a Slippery SlopeBrittany RussellEvery time I swore, it became that much easier to slip the next time. The Extra Smile Three CentavosJoel B. MacariolaMy miracle involved only a tiny sum, but it taught me that the Lord is aware of me. Decisions, DecisionsElder L. Tom PerryWhen your decisions are based on faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, it can make all the difference in your life. Dusti’s PlanAndrea NixonDusti doesn’t let things like pain or a wheelchair keep her from serving others. Reader’s Guide We’ve Got Mail Poem: Time’s PageLisa Rae Warner Askham Photo of the MonthDerek Israelsen Cover: The temple spires represent youth looking and working toward eternal life. See “Just for You,” on p. 12. Cover photography: Jed Clark (back).