In a video posted Thursday, Dec. 16, President Nelson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, invites all to “transform lives” during the Christmas season.

“I invite you to ponder the ways you personally can reach out and help others experience the light of Jesus Christ this Christmas” says President Nelson.

In the video traditional holiday scenes are mixed with depictions of refugees making dinner over a small portable stove, a family huddled in a minivan for warmth, emotionally distant and grieving family members, and tired healthcare workers.

“When so many around us are burdened with fear and uncertainty,” President Nelson says, “I invite you to make room in your heart for those around you who may be struggling to see the light of the Savior and to feel His love. No gifts will mean as much as acts of pure love you offer to the lonely, the worn down, and the weary. These are gifts that remind us and them of the true reason for the season: the gift of God’s Son, Jesus Christ, who was born to cast out all fear and bring everlasting light and joy to all who follow Him.”

Source: Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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