“Contents,” New Era, Aug. 2002New EraAugust 2002Volume 32, Number 8ContentsThe Message: A Few Simple LessonsPresident Boyd K. PackerIn your heart of hearts, you know right from wrong. Learn to pay attention to that spiritual voice of warning within you.Stop for an AnswerJoshua Snow HansenI wanted answers. They came right in the middle of the street.The Challenge to BecomeElder Dallin H. OaksIt is possible to become what our Heavenly Father wants us to become because we are His children.Q&A: Questions and AnswersAt school the few Church members my age either make fun of me or avoid me. How can I make friends with youth in my ward when it is easier to spend my time with nonmember friends who seem to be more Christlike?New Era Poster: Questions? AnswersCarving a CharacterLarry HillerHis carvings are exaggerated and funny. But Matt Rogers’s own life is being shaped by the Master Artist.Friends at LastAmber WadeShe was my biggest tormentor. Now I needed to be her friend.Hosanna! Nauvoo Temple DedicationThe dedication of the Nauvoo Temple was a remarkable event heard around the world.Be SmartCaroline H. BenzleyThe prophet encouraged all teens to become educated. These LDS youth are following his advice.Hitting a High NoteMaggie OlausonThe youth of the High Wycombe Ward in England have learned to make sweet music together.The Extra SmileOf All ThingsHow You Can KnowElder Robert D. HalesOur testimony provides a guiding light that directs our conduct and our way of life.Angel UnawareJana PopeI needed friends. And I found a good friend where I least expected.Reader’s GuideWe’ve Got MailPoem: Your FriendTearese SeglerPhoto of the MonthKevin ShawCover: Matt Rogers of Glendale, Utah, with one of the western carvings he’s becoming known for. See “Carving a Character,” p. 20. Cover photography: Larry Hiller (front), Ellie Carter (back).