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Share Your Light Every Day

Who needs your light today? This December, look out for opportunities to show kindness and compassion to the people around you. Sign up for daily texts below and receive new inspiration each day.


Text LIGHT to 71234.

Shine a Light on Others

How have others shown kindness to you? Share your stories by posting on social media with #LightTheWorld.

25 Days of Kindness

From December 1 to Christmas Day, pay attention to the ways the people around you have shared their light with you and others. Each day, highlight their small acts of kindness on social media. Hopefully the examples you share can inspire many more to reach out with love like Jesus did. Make sure to use the following hashtag in your posts:

#LightTheWorld

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Light the World All Month Long

Each day of December, come back to this page for stories, quotes, and videos that will inspire you to share your light with others.

Kindness Randomizer

Need an idea to share your light? Click the card on the left to find a person to serve. Click the card on the right for an idea of what you can do for him or her.

Cousin
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Parent
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Sibling
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Grandparent
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Mentor
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Teacher
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Neighbor
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Friend
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Coworker
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Classmate
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Child
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Stranger
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Remember to say thank you.
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Send a nice text.
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Schedule a phone call or video chat.
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Leave a gift on their doorstep.
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Offer to complete something on their to-do list.
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Pay for something on their wish list.
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Send a homemade Christmas card.
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Tell them why they matter to you.
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Plan some one-on-one quality time.
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Invite them to an event.
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Read a book together.
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Give them a compliment.
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Let them go ahead of you in line.
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Say hello.
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Smile at them.
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Ask them what’s on their mind and take the time to listen.
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Give them a ride.
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Tell a silly joke.
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Bring them their favorite treat.
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Attend an event they're participating in.
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Pray by name for them to overcome a challenge.
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Donate to charity in their name.
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List three things you love about them.
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Write an encouraging note and leave it for them to find.
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Post on social media about why you’re grateful for them.
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Share a link to a song that makes you happy.
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Send a thank you note.
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