AWAKE! October 2013 | Three Things That Money Cannot Buy

Material possessions can distract us from the very things that matter most in life—the things that money cannot buy. Consider three examples.

Watching the World

Subjects include: China’s traffic congestion, violation of religious freedom in Armenia, social networking dangers in Japan, and more.


When a Friendship Gets Too Close

Do you tell yourself, ‘We’re just friends?’ If so, examine Bible principles to see how this line of reasoning holds up.


A Biochemist Explains His Faith

What made this researcher reconsider the origin of life, and what convinced him that the Bible is from God?


Three Things That Money Cannot Buy

Money enables us to buy certain things we need, but the greatest satisfaction in life comes from things that money can’t buy.

What You Should Know About Epilepsy

Explore some basic facts about this often misunderstood disorder.



Learn why depression afflicts people and how the Bible can help you to cope with negative feelings.


The Katydid’s Remarkable Hearing

This tiny insect’s ears work in a way similar to that of human ears. How can research about this unique hearing system benefit modern-day science and engineering?

More Online Features

What if I’m Being Bullied?

Many who are bullied feel helpless. This article explains what can be done to improve the situation.

Am I Obsessed With My Appearance?

If you have a problem with your body image, how can you gain a balanced view of yourself?

What if I Have a Health Problem? (Part 1)

Four young people describe what helps them cope with their health problems and maintain a positive attitude.

What Young People Say About Body Image

Why can it be challenging for young people to maintain a balanced view of their physical appearance? What can help?

The Baker’s Dream

Download and print this coloring page, and look for the differences between the two pictures.