Volume 34, Number 12
Ensign, Dec. 2004
[illustration] Cover: Pondering Mary, by Jeffrey Hein, courtesy Williams Fine Art, Salt Lake City, may not be copied
[illustration] Inside front cover: Mary, by James C. Christensen. May not be copied.
[illustration] Inside back cover: Holiday Glow, by Rebecca W. Hartvigsen. From the snow-covered trees surrounding the Salt Lake Temple to the Christmas tree in the window of the Hotel Utah on the corner of South Temple and Main Streets, this winter holiday scene captures the seasonal feel of Christmas in Salt Lake City in the early 1900s. May not be copied.
First Presidency Message: The Power of Peace
President James E. Faust
The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Book of Mormon Principles: How Could I Testify?
Elder Hans H. Mattsson
Book of Mormon Principles: Come unto Christ
Elder Robert R. Steuer
The Faith I Tried to Avoid
I Knew Joseph
Let Us Ask of God
S. Michael Wilcox
Making Weak Things Become Strong
Anne C. Pingree
"Was I Always This Happy?"
Aimee H. Hansen
Strong Hands and Loving Hearts
Visiting Teaching Message: Feeling the Love of the Lord through Service
Questions and Answers: How can elderly parents and their adult children adjust to living with each other?
Family Home Evening for Two
Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard
Strengthening the Family: The Family Is Central to the Creator's Plan
A Christmas Cross-Stitch
Christmas Came Anyway
Lorraine F. Day
My Daughter's Choice
Latter-day Saint Voices
News of the Church
Making the Most of This Issue