“Contents,” New Era, June 2003 New Era June 2003 Volume 33, Number 6 Contents Words of the Prophet: Your FamilyPresident Gordon B. HinckleyThe greatest joys of life are found in happy family relationships. Idea List: Plan Now for ThenKristi McLaneHere are some tips for getting your own family tree off to a great start. My FathersRosemarie DeppeI found great father figures in my ward and stake. How I Know: All I Asked ForBecca AisenI needed to know that I was loved. Our Greatest HappinessEvery modern-day prophet has taught the importance of families. Q&A: Questions and AnswersMy brother isolates himself from the rest of the family. He spends most of his time with friends, and he never goes to church with us. How can I reach out to him? New Era Poster: Home Security Spanning the GenerationsShanna GhaznaviStephanie Spann relies on her grandparents to learn about her heritage. What a B(r)otherMamie Hunsaker HammerMy bothersome brother became one of my closest friends. Sister ConnectionJanet ThomasSisters in Columbus, Ohio, reveal the secrets of staying close. Of All Things Message on a BottleElder Ronald L. LovelandA mother’s love is the best message. Ask YourselfHow do you feel about your family? Here are a few questions to ask yourself. The Extra Smile TagalongBreighAn OlsenSpending time with a pesky little sister turned out better than expected. Joseph’s FamilyElder M. Russell BallardJoseph Smith’s family was supportive and loving to the boy prophet. Another MotherTracie HohlBoth mothers were great blessings to me. What’s in It for You We’ve Got Mail Poem: End of a DayMargot Glassett Photo of the MonthChristian Schluchter Cover: Kelley Smith and Ashley Greathouse of Columbus, Ohio, are sisters in the gospel. See “Sister Connection” on p. 26. Cover photography: Janet Thomas (front) and Christina Smith (back).