Mother

Whether you call her Mom, Mama, Ma, or your own pet name, your mother is a precious woman because she gave you the ultimate gift--your life.
Prayers for an elderly mom
Family Caregiving

How to Pray for an Aging Parent

Six simple prayers to lift your parents up. 

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Divine connections
Inspiring Stories

When God Connects Us in a Very Special Way

Sometimes our encounters with others are not just by chance.

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Bible verses about relationships
Life Advice

6 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Relationships

The ancient wisdom of Scripture has a lot to teach us about communicating with others. 

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Amy and her son Spencer. 'I had to learn to let go and let God'
Family Caregiving

Following Her Son's Stroke, Could She 'Let Go and Let God'?

Prayer, and a new-found faith, helped her through his long recovery. 

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Courtesy of Priscilla Shirer
Movies and TV

Priscilla Shirer on the meaning of 'Overcomer'

The writer and speaker on how acting became part of her calling. 

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Love between mother and daughter
How to Pray

How Big Things Put Little Things in Perspective

The love of a mother and a daughter gives the day its proper prayer focus.

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An artist's rendering of an illuminated, colorful version Jackie's mom.
God's Grace

A Final Visit from Mom

She hadn’t seen her mother in 30 years, but a vivid dream about her difficult parent finally brings healing.

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Karen's mom meets the actress who played Belle
Family Caregiving

What a Musical Meant to a Woman with Dementia

When her mother started singing along with the show, she was ready to leave. Then a voice ordered her to stay.

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Shawnelle with her sons (from left), Gabriel, Samuel, Isaiah, Grant and Logan
Teenagers

How Her Sons Taught Her To Embrace Change

Accepting that her five sons were growing up was hard for this mom. Her kids helped her let go with grace.

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Neil Armstrong, Apollo XI
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Classics: Neil Armstrong's Mother on Her Son's Love of Flying

In this Guideposts story from February 1970, Mrs. Stephen Armstrong shares how her son's faith helped her accept his decision to fly.

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