When I'm standing at the Pearly Gates, I want to say to God, 'Don't look at the records. Look at my family. I'm much prouder about that part.'
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
Motherhood is 50 million heartbreaking moments, and 100 million joyous ones.
I feel the incredible sense of connection that comes when people share their lives with one another. To me, it’s God using us to spread his love.
The only way I can describe it—at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows like five times? Everything is full; it's just full all the time.
God gave us family so that when we have a hard time praying for ourselves, we have others who will pray for us.
My hero is not a great actor, athlete, musician or politician, but rather a grandmother who read her Bible.
I think what’s important for kids to know is that your decisions here on earth matter, your behavior matters and how you treat other people matters.
Having children—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on. You have to take a leap of faith and ask lots of people for their help and guidance.
The best part of life is when your family becomes your friends and your friends become your family.