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.
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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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Danita Jones
Stories of Hope

When She Was Angry at God, She Remembered Her Mother’s Lesson

After the loss of a loved one and the loss of her job, she found hope in a memory from childhood

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Daily Devotions

Mother’s Love

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How Crochet Helped Her Care for Her Mom with Alzheimer's
Angels

How Crochet Helped Her Care for Her Mom with Alzheimer's

Although a beginner, she started an afghan that connected her to her mom in a way she never envisioned. 

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A monarch butterfly on a flower.
God's Grace

A Heaven-Sent Sign from Above

After her mother passed away she couldn't enjoy much. Until she found a symbol of a new beginning.

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