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.
The Hamlin family
Answered Prayers

An Answered Prayer at a Mother’s Death

A longtime prayer request shared by a mother and son is granted.

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Egli Colón Stephens (right) and daughter Natalia Harris
Living With Cancer

A Daughter and Mother on Staying Positive Through Cancer

Supermodel Natalia Harris shares how she relies on faith, good nutrition and the support of her mom to get her through her diagnosis. 

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Maryanne (right) with Gail
Aging Parents

She Found Purpose as a Family Caregiver

After being laid off from her job, she embraced the role of multigenerational caregiver for her parents and her developmentally-disabled sister. 

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Sharon across from Emanuel AME church, where the shooting occurred
Stories of Hope

How She Found Healing After the Charleston Church Shooting

This pastor lost her mother to a white supremacist's hatred, but her faith helped her find peace.

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An artist's rendering of a mother and daughter smiling as a woman kneels down on one knee.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Yay, Mom!

How a stranger's words warmed her heart and encouraged her to pass it on.

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Guideposts staffer Mari Pack
Family

A Christmas Tree for Hanukkah

Guideposts staffer Mari Pack, who is Jewish, shares how she and her brother surprised their mother, who is Christian, with a Christmas tree on the final night of Hanukkah.

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Praying for an answer
How to Pray

When God Has a Better Idea

In tough situations, the wisdom of praying that God’s will be done.

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Actress Kate Mulgrew
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

Kate Mulgrew's Toughest Role: Alzheimer's Caregiver

The Star Trek: Voyager actress spent nine years caring for her beloved mother as she dealt with the debilitating disease.

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Actress Kate Mulgrew
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

Kate Mulgrew Shares Lessons Learned from Alzheimer's Caregiving

The acclaimed actress shares advice based on she what she learned from serving as her mother's healthcare guardian as she dealt with Alzheimer's disease.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways Caregivers Can Assist During a Hospital Stay

How to make sure your loved is cared for while they’re under someone else’s watch.

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