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.

A lush, green forest by the Adriatic Sea.
Angels

A Heaven-Sent Dream Come True

Mama's dream didn't make sense at first...

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A mother bears sadness as she cares for her daughter.
Teenagers

When It’s Okay to Be Sad

A mother willingly bears sadness as she cares for her daughter.

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A daughter supports a mother at church.
Inspiring Stories

A Stunningly Beautiful Gesture in Church

Witnessing the tenderness of support between a disabled mother and her daughter at the communion rail.

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms
Life Advice

5 Money-Saving Tips

While these tips are written with single moms in mind, almost anyone can save more money with a little organizing, budgeting and internet savvy--and make a little more, too!

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Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral
Children

Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

This pregnant elementary school teacher didn't let going into labor stop her from doing her job. 

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A young mother reading a bedtime story to her daughter.
Adult Children

In Praise of Those Who Mother

Mother's Day isn't exclusively to mothers, but to those who are proactive in the responsibility of "mothering".

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Family vacation
Daily Devotions

Jesus' Presence Along the Journey

A family vacation sheds light on recognizing the importance of the Lord in my life.

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A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers
Children

A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

Never giving up on a wayward son yields a joyous outcome.

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Karen and Lloyd Leveridge, on the evening of their wedding in 1954
Adult Children

A Mother's Last Gift

Years after his mother's death, one Guideposts staffer discovers a beautiful reminder of her love—and her sense of humor.

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Kristin Chenoweth with her new pup, Thunder
Stories of Faith

Kristin Chenoweth Makes a Leap of Faith in Adopting a Rescue Dog

With a solid foundation of faith and family, actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth lives by a motto she learned from her mother: "You never know, honey."

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