March 2005

Volume 35, Number 3

Ensign, Mar. 2005
[photos] On the cover: Photography by Marvin K. Gardner

[illustration] Inside front cover: Quilting Bee, by Lynde Mott. May not be copied. This 1830s quilting bee in Kirtland, Ohio, features two sets of sisters: on the left are Sophronia and Catherine Smith and on the right are Mary and Mercy Fielding. Emma Smith is standing behind Elizabeth Ann Whitney, in the center. They are finishing up a traditional rose of Sharon appliqué quilt pattern for Mercy, who is soon to be married.

[illustration] Inside back cover: Tender Moments, by Keith Mallett. May not be copied. "Parents have a sacred duty to rear their children in love and righteousness, to provide for their physical and spiritual needs, to teach them to love and serve one another, to observe the commandments of God and to be law-abiding citizens wherever they live" ("The Family: A Proclamation to the World," Liahona, Oct. 2004, 49; Ensign, Nov. 1995, 102).


First Presidency Message: A Testimony of Christ
President James E. Faust

The Day the Lamb Was Sold
Julie A. Masters

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf: On to New Horizons
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

Elder David A. Bednar: Going Forward in the Strength of the Lord
Elder Henry B. Eyring

Messages from the Doctrine and Covenants: A Testimony of Missionary Work
Elder David J. Barnett

The Priests Quorum

A Priest Up to the Challenge
Michael Chipman

Disagreeing without Being Disagreeable
Joanna Stephenson Price

"We Wanted to Come to Zion"
Fred E. Woods

A Good-Enough Gift
Laurie Williams Sowby

Father Figures outside My Family
Tracy N. Tippetts

The Saints of Colombia: An Example of Strength
Marvin K. Gardner

My Shattered Dreams
Nikki Sue Clark

Why Relief Society?
Jane McBride Choate

Now Let Us Rejoice

Visiting Teaching Message: Rejoice in the Organization of Relief Society

My Stay-at-Home Education
Katherine Padilla

The Things of My Soul
Christy Williams

Messages from the Doctrine and Covenants: Seek Ye Earnestly the Best Gifts
Elder Mervyn B. Arnold

All Your Losses
Eric P. Shields

Random Sampler

News of the Church

Making the Most of This Issue

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