The following is an excerpt from President Monson's book Be Your Best Self. In it, he provides three steps in a formula that "will help you and help me to journey well through mortality and to that great reward of exaltation in the celestial kingdom of our Heavenly Father." President Monson's entire life of love and service exemplifies these ideals.
Even though Christmas is over and our attention turns to making resolutions and the new year, it doesn't mean that we lose our responsibility to light the world. If you participated in the Church's 2016 #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas campaign, you have served others for over 21 days, which is long enough to form a habit.