Jesus Cared For His Loved Ones

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…and so have you.

This Christmas season was filled with so much love. I don’t want it to end. I have loved seeing all the #LIGHTtheWORLD posts on social media. Seeing my friends filling the world with service and light just made me smile. I was honored to photograph many families doing service. Everyone of them inspired me to see service in a new light. Often it was less scary and more doable than I had thought with my big still little family.

My beautiful friend Tara told me how the Light the World campaign was what finally got her to finally start a project that would bring much joy to her daughter.

Months ago she had bought a small journal, in which she planned to write a note to her daughter.

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She planned on leaving it on her bed for her daughter to find.

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Such a sweet idea, right?

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In the hopes that they could start a correspondence, each taking turns writing notes in this little journal.

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 But being the perfectionist she kept putting it off for the right moment and words to come to start it.

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Light the World was that moment for her as it was for so many others.

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Her example actually inspired one my Christmas gifts to my children this year. I thought of how much I would have loved this sort of thing as a kid and how much my kids would probably love to hear how much love I have for them and hear of the potential I see in them. I just never thought of it as service, but it totally is.

This Christmas we have all honored the Savior in word and deed. In fact, the more I have witnessed people serving and sharing how they are serving the more I realize how much as are all already doing on a daily basis throughout the year. It is so beautiful. Merry Christmas! And may you continue to let your light shine every single day.

 

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