You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray and Danielle Daniel (51)

This is a wonderfully inspiring and meaningful picture book for kids about the cultivation of compassion and the importance of respect.

Compassion is so missing in our world today.  It seems that no one cares much about each other and certain we don’t care enough in a community to make a difference for the marginalized and the aboriginals.

This book for kids will open this conversation. Parents will be able to have this not so easy conversation with their kids about compassion and how each person deserves respect.

I love the words in this book.  My favourite words are:

You hold me up,
I hold you up,
We hold each other up.

Love has such an incredible simplicity, especially when it is authentic.  When we complicate love, it is harder to see its genuineness and we are caught up in a trance of details that takes us away from each other and really caring about each other.

This is because true caring is uncomplicated, but it is powerful. And we can all feel when we are held up by arms which really care for us.

This is a wonderful book!  I will be recommending it to all the parents that I know who have young children.

Rating: 5 stars



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