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.
An illsutration of an angels embracing a mother and daughter; Illustration by Amalia Restrepo
Angels

She Feared Being Alone with Her Mom with Alzheimer’s

She didn’t know how to comfort her anxious mother. Then a childhood memory—and a prayer—saved the day.

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Mayra Fernandez; photo by Katie Hogin
Adult Children

She Realized That God Was Working Wonders in Her Son's Heart

A devout Catholic, she worried when her adult son declared himself an atheist.  But then he attended a family quinceañera.

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The Best of Author Marion Bond West
Stories of Faith

The Best of Author Marion Bond West

Read some of our favorite stories from the popular Guideposts magazine contributing editor.

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Yes Day movie starring Jennifer Garner, Édgar Ramírez, and Jenna Ortega (NETFLIX © 2021)
Movies and TV

The Movie ‘Yes Day’ Invites Us All to Say Yes After a Year of Saying No

Star Jennifer Garner talks about her first Netflix film, reclaiming your sense of fun, and how you can have a Yes Day while staying safe during quarantine. 

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Brenda Graham with a quilt; photo courtesy Brenda Graham
Family

Five Quilts for Five Sisters: A Goodbye Gift from Their Mother

They thought they knew everything about their mother, but she had one last surprise for them.

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke
Stories of Hope

A Quest to Visit 67 Waterfalls Helped This Mother and Daughter Heal

With the pandemic and a pending divorce, their lives were in free fall. But reconnecting with Mother Nature proved restorative.

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke
Stories of Hope

Waterfalls and Mother Nature Restored the Spirits of a Mom and Daughter

Colleen Radke shares how a difficult divorce and the trials brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic inspired her to get back to nature with her five-year-old daughter.

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An artist's rendering of a snow angel; Illustration by Daniel Lievano
Angels

How a Snow Angel Changed Her Parenting Perspective

She was feeling like a failure as a mother, until a heaven-sent sign reminded her what was really important.

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Robert Boggs mom, Melree Boggs, in 1936
Family

A Tribute to His Late Nature-Loving Mother

His beloved mom loved and cared for all of God’s creatures.

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Alzheimer's and the power of memory
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer's and the Powerful World of Memory

An old dog and an upcoming book inspire thoughts on the disease, family and who we are.

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