Mesa Arizona Temple Christmas lights

Thousands of dangling lights illuminate towering palm trees. Clusters of brightly colored lights resemble bouquets blooming throughout the gardens. Carefully placed white lights on arches line the walkway directly in front of the temple. A stunning star of 10,000 twinkling lights beckons visitors to a large Nativity scene. Everywhere the lights of Christmas are a reminder of the light of Christ.

"We all recognize that lights are part of the traditional way we celebrate Christmas, but the spirit and feeling of the temple grounds add its own unique and special feeling," said David E. LeSueur, an Area Seventy. "Our thoughts are turned to the Savior and His mission."

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