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Six Sentence Story: Light

When Ivy posted the Six Sentence Story prompt for the week, I had a light bulb moment.  (See what I did there?) Anyway, I've been excited about the month of December for some time now, and this prompt provided me the perfect opportunity to share a little bit about why I am excited.  This week's prompt?  LIGHT

Jesus taught, "Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." (Matt. 5:16) He showed compassion, mercy, and love to others, "went about doing good," (Acts 10:38) and encouraged us to do the same. (Matt. 25:40) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to celebrate the upcoming Christmas season, is launching a #LightTheWorld campaign.  The church is inviting everyone to join in a worldwide day of service on December 1st, to serve anyone we want, anyway we want.  Each day in December leading up to Christmas will then focus on a particular attribute of Christ, and encourage us to follow in His footsteps through service.  I'm excited for this reminder to keep service a daily priority; will you join me in participating?

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  1. A wonderful idea, Kristi. The scripture verses are full of light (and hope and love, too).

    1. I've been excited for this particular campaign since I first learned of it. Not only do we remember the birth of Christ, we then can act on remembering his life.

  2. This is a wonderful idea! I hope it catches on, not just once a year, but as a regular part of our lives - service to others is as essential to life as breathing as far as I'm concerned!

    1. Oh, absolutely! The church does much in the way of service, and encouraging service, throughout the year, but decided to make a real push during this Christmas season. From what I understand, this #LightTheWorld campaign is going to be really big!

  3. So is there a website or someplace to learn more? I love this idea. Hows your nov. Campaign going?

    1. has more information, and will have even more content in the days and weeks to come. I will also be blogging about the daily service ideas throughout the campaign. My own little November #ThankfulActs challenge is serving its purpose of helping me act upon my thankful feelings, and I hope that others are enjoying it, too. The #LightTheWorld campaign is a church initiative, and will be much, much bigger.

  4. You are the epitome of serving, Kristi.

    1. I'm just trying to keep up with my mom. ;-)

  5. well said. once again a very clear example of the power of leading by example!

    1. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ (That part of the reply brought to you compliments of Drexel, and I figured you'd be happy with that.) Thank you.


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