Be a Light!

By Elizabeth Pinborough

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“Hold up your light that it may shine unto the world. Behold I am the light which ye shall hold up” (3 Nephi 18:24).

Be a Light!

We can be a light to others by being a true friend. Read the ideas below and add some of your own. Each time you write a name of someone you want to show love to, color in more of the sun.

  1. Love others: You can make a big difference in their lives! Christ has love for them, so try to show them that love.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  2. Forgive: If someone hurts you, try to see things from their point of view. You can help their heart soften if you forgive them.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  3. Encourage: Compliment your friends on their strengths. See the best in them even if they need to improve. Being your best helps them too!

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  4. Listen to the Holy Ghost: Your words can change a bad situation into a good one. The Holy Ghost can help you know what to say and how to show kindness.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  5. Never gossip: Unkind words can hurt. Give others the benefit of the doubt, and ignore negative thoughts.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  6. Support your friends: Just showing up for a friend’s sports event or school play can help them feel your love.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  7. Invite others to learn about the gospel: Even if they don’t accept what you say, you’ve shown that you care enough to share.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________

  8. Make friends with different kinds of people: Others have so much goodness to share. Christ helped and loved all people no matter what.

    Who: ____________________________________________________________