Everyone Needs A Hug!

baby girl with dolls It's wond'rous what a hug can do.
A hug can cheer you when you're blue.
A hug can say, "I love you so"
or, "Gee, I hate to see you go."

A hug is, "Welcome back again!"
and "Great to see you!"
or "Where've you been?"

A hug can soothe a small child's pain
and bring a rainbow after rain.
The hug! There's just no doubt about it,
we scarcely could survive without it.

girl with puppy and kitten No longer do we have to worry,
for a hug is the way to say "I'm sorry."
A hug delights and warms and charms,
it must be why we all have arms.

Hugs are great for fathers and mothers,
sweet for sisters as well for brothers.
Chances are some favorite aunts
loves them more than potted plants.

Kittens crave them, Puppies love them.
Heads of state are not above them.

A hug can break the language barrier
and make the dullest day seem merrier.

No need to fret about the store of 'em.
The more you give the more there are of 'em.

So stretch those arms without delay, and

The Rescuing Hug

baby twins This picture is from the article "The Rescuing Hug," which details the first week of life for these twins.

Each baby was in her respective incubator, and one was not expected to live. Against odds, a hospital nurse fought the hospital rules and finally gained permission to place the babies in one incubator. A beautiful thing happened. Upon placing them together, the healthier of the two threw an arm over her sister in an endearing embrace. The smaller baby's heart rate stabilized and her temperature rose to normal.

Let us not forget to embrace those whom we love.

Send a warm hug to someone today!

Power of Love