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Daily Quote: The Greatest Gift You Can Give

December 21, 2016

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"It is well to remember that he who gives money gives much, he who gives time gives more, but he who gives of himself gives all. Let this be a description of our Christmas gifts." —Thomas S. Monson

What things could you give of yourself? Like the people who share their stories below, you could give one of these three gifts that don’t cost a penny.

1. Service

True friendships can blossom from the simplest acts of kindness. Michelle Madsen and her family found that kind of friendship when they invited a family of refugees over for dinner one evening.

2. Testimony

After trying desk jobs that left him unfulfilled, performer Stephen Jones wondered, “What could I do now that will matter in 1,000 years?”

Find out how Stephen found purpose in his daily pursuits with God’s help and perspective in this Hope Works presentation. His testimony of God's concern for each of us will inspire you.

3. Forgiveness

Chris Williams lost his pregnant wife and two children in a drunk driving accident. He explains how the Savior enabled him to forgive the man responsible, and how that forgiveness enabled the driver to begin rebuilding his life too.

Who could you give the gift of forgiveness to this Christmas?

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