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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Words of Wisdom – National Hug Day

Consider yourself hugged.
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January 21st is celebrated as National Hug Day or National Hugging Day. Here is a poem to kickoff your celebration.

A Simple Hug
by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr
There's something in a simple hug
That always warms the heart;
It welcomes us back home
And makes it easier to part

A hug's a way to share the joy
And sad times we go through,
Or just a way for friends to say
They like you 'cause you're you

Hugs are meant for anyone
For whom we really care,
From your grandma to your neighbor,
Or a cuddly teddy bear

A hug is an amazing thing -
It's just the perfect way
To show the love we're feeling
But can't find the words to say

It's funny how a little hug
Makes everyone feel good;
In every place and type,
It's always understood

And hugs don't need new equipment,
Special batteries or parts
Just open up your arms
And open up your hearts
Go out and hug someone today…wishing you day filled with hugs.

1 comment:

  1. What a great holiday! It needs to be celebrated louder. Thanks for sharing and the hug. **Hugs to you, too!**