When I Hold You (Board book)
Where does a mother's love come from? Ashley Huffstutler shows us it comes directly from the heart of God. When I Hold You is a gentle and celebratory poem that draws the comparison between a mother's tender love for her children and God's nurturing love for us.
A perfect gift for any new or existing mother, When I Hold You captures the universal experience of the mother-child bond. As young readers, ages 0-4, listen to the rhyme and see the diverse illustrations, they will better understand how God reveals His love to us through our relationships with one another. With Scriptures woven throughout every image, both mother and child will be encouraged to worship the God whose love lasts forever!
About the Author
Ashley Huffstutler and her husband, David, have two children and live in Birmingham, Alabama. Ashley has a degree in Christian Studies from Ouachita Baptist University. She obtained her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and specializes in treating children, ages 0-3. In 2017, right after her second pregnancy, Ashley was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Through the trials of surgery and treatment, Ashley’s faith in Christ has grown and the gift of motherhood has become all the more precious. Even though cancer has changed the trajectory of her life, Ashley’s heart to share the gospel has been strengthened even more. This is Ashley’s first children’s book.