About Us

Powerful messages and sustainable fabric that promote personal growth, self-love, peace, and healing. Be inspired, feel inspired, and reclaim your true authentic self and power.

It's not just a T-Shirt.

Join the movement to inspire change

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The T-shirts

Your Words to Enlighten t-shirt will become your favorite cozy tee you wear over and over, inspiring change in your life and the lives of others. 

Eco-friendly. We use three ethically-made, sustainable fabric choices from ONNO textiles; luxuriously silky bamboo, hemp (the world’s strongest natural fiber), and 100% organic cotton. We also embroider the shirts ourselves right here in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and we're conscious about eco-friendly packaging, all at an affordable price. 

Earthy. We have over 15 different earth tone colors. Choose from 50 (and counting) embroidered messages with a gentle vibe that radiates inspiration. 

Comfy. Our t-shirts are super soft, lightweight and breathable. They’re easy to care for; wash cold and hang dry.  And since humans come in many shapes and sizes, so do our  t-shirts, ranging from 2xs to 3xl.


Words to Enlighten started in 2010 as a small local business in Southeast Pennsylvania. We’re a mother-daughter team on a mission to use the power of words to enlighten souls, one t-shirt at a time. 



A note from the women behind the Shirts:

Inspired by our own experiences, we have learned that there is light even in the darkest of places. We believe that the power of words, the power of intention, and the power of action can not only heal, transform, and change ourselves, but can also impact those around us and the WORLD. 

We would love to hear from you. Please send us your story, which message resonates with you, and why. Each month we will highlight one customer on our homepage to spread your unique inspiration.

Peace and love,

Kelly and Alex