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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God's Grace

A Divine Nudge Healed This Mother-Daughter Relationship

How an inexplicable urge to return to her hometown mended her difficult relationship with her mother.

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God's Grace

How This Long-Lost Book Brought Divine Comfort

Inscribed with a cherished handwritten message, the book brought peace and strengthened a friendship.

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Mother and son
Coping With Grief

How Gratitude Can Help You Move on from Heartbreak

No matter the magnitude of the loss, you can choose to feel God’s presence.

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King Richard on Serena and Venus Williams’ journey to tennis greatness.
Movies and TV

‘King Richard’ Demonstrates the Power of Resilience, Faith and Family

Actress Aunjanue Ellis, who plays Venus and Serena Williams’ mother, Oracene “Brandy” Williams, talks to Guideposts.org about the new biopic on the Williams sisters’ tennis legacy and their father, Richard Williams. 

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Mourning a mother
Stories of Faith

A Pastor Searches for Words to Say at His Mother's Funeral

After years of officiating at services for others, struggling to make sense of his own loss.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

When Did You First Suspect a Loved One Had Alzheimer’s?

In this case, it was a tip-off from a cocker spaniel.

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Estelle Grinnan, Edward Grinnans mother
Family

A Mother with Alzheimer's Gives Her Family a Christmas to Remember

She gave her loved ones one last glimpse of who she was. 

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Edward Grinnan
Alzheimer's and Dementia

How Alzheimer’s Created a New York Yankees Fan

A mom’s love of baseball leads her son to a team for life.

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True Stories of Answered Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: Divine Nourishment

She was at the end of her rope while looking after her mother with Alzheimer’s.  Then this caregiver received an unexpected food delivery.

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God's Grace

In the Midst of Dementia, A Miraculous Moment of Clarity

A heartfelt conversation between mother and daughter serves as a reminder that God never forgets us.

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