In the fast pace of the holiday season, everyone needs to be reminded to slow down and remember the reason for the season. This special holiday book is filled with uplifting, touching hugs to warm the heart and make this season more meaningful. Warm stories by the beloved storyteller John William Smith, personalized scriptures by LeAnn Weiss, uplifting quotes by various well-known people, and inspirational messages by an “anonymous disciple” come together to form enduring hugs that warm the heart.
John Smith wrote five books in the Hugs series. In addition to Hugs for Mom, he authored Hugs for Dad, Hugs to Encourage and Inspire, Hugs for the Hurting, and Hugs for the Holidays. He has been a preacher and teacher for more than forty years and taught public school at the junior and senior high level; he also taught at the college and university level. He is an in-demand speaker for graduations, as well as for athletic, education, fund-raising events. He and his wife, Kila, live in Huntsville, Oklahoma, and his three adult children are scattered about the country.