Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Are You Ready to #LightTheWorld ?



Tomorrow is December 1st, and the kick-off to the #LightTheWorld campaign:  25 Days, 25 Ways.  Each day focuses on another action of Jesus Christ, and invites us to follow His example.  

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Photo:  Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus with the caption: "Love's Pure Light  At Christmastime and always, the Light of Christ helps us find our way (See John 8:12)."

I'll be posting each day about what the daily focus is, but here's a sneak peek so you can be thinking ahead about what service you might do:

December 1st:  Jesus Lifted Others' Burdens and So Can You
December 2nd:  Jesus Honored His Parents and So Can You
December 3rd:  Jesus Helped Others to See and So Can You
December 4th:  Jesus Worshipped His Father and So Can You
December 5th:  Jesus Healed the Sick and So Can You
December 6th:  Jesus Read the Scriptures and So Can You
December 7th:  Jesus Fed the Hungry and So Can You
December 8th:  Jesus Prayed for Others and So Can You
December 9th:  Jesus Visited the Lonely and So Can You
December 10th:  Jesus Helped People to Walk and So Can You
December 11th:  Jesus Ministered to Children and So Can You
December 12th:  Jesus Taught Others and So Can You
December 13th: Jesus Showed Humility and So Can You
December 14th: Jesus Taught Us to Clothe the Naked and So Can You
December 15th: Jesus Worshipped Through Song and So Can You
December 16th:  Jesus Showed Compassion and So Can You
December 17th:  Jesus Cared for His Mother and So Can You
December 18th:  Jesus Honored the Sabbath and So Can You
December 19th:  Jesus Calmed the Storm and So Can You
December 20th:  Jesus Saw Potential in Others and So Can You
December 21st:   Jesus Forgave Others and So Can You
December 22nd:  Jesus Showed Gratitude and So Can You
December 23rd:  Jesus was a Peacemaker and You Can Be One
December 24th:  Jesus Cared for His Loved Ones and So Can You
December 25th:  Jesus's Disciples Followed Him and So Can We

I absolutely love this initiative--primarily because it puts the focus of Christmas where it should be, but also because it is totally flexible.  I can participate in ways big or small, as my time or energy allows.  

Will you join me?  I'd love to hear how you are giving service during this Christmas season!


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Thanks for the chance to look for service opportunities.

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2 comments:

  1. Putting focus on Christ is the only way to celebrate the season of Advent. Looking forward to your posts.

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    1. I agree, and would add that focusing on Christ is a good way to live the rest of the year, as well. :-)

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