Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Mother

  • "Maternal love has to be divine. There is no other explanation…What mothers do is an essential element of Christ’s work."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Behold Thy Mother"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "Perhaps the reason we respond so universally to our mothers’ love is because it typifies the love of our Savior."

    —Bradley D. Foster, "Mother Told Me"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood."

    —James E. Faust, "Fathers, Mothers, Marriage"
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  • "You have entered into a partnership with our Father in Heaven to give mortal experience to His sons and daughters."

    —Gordon B. Hinckley, "Your Greatest Challenge, Mother"
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  • "May I say to mothers collectively, … you are magnificent. You are doing terrifically well."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Because She Is a Mother"
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  • "Motherhood is more than bearing children. … It is the essence of who we are as women."

    —Sheri L. Dew, "Are We Not All Mothers?"
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  • "You can show your daughter by the way you love and honor your wife that she should never settle for less."

    —Elaine S. Dalton, "Love Her Mother"
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  • "No woman who understands the gospel would ever say, “I am just a mother,” for mothers heal the souls of men."

    —Sheri L. Dew, "Are We Not All Mothers?"
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  • "You rock a sobbing child … because you know you hold tomorrow tightly in your arms."

    —Neal A. Maxwell, "Women of God"
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  • "As grandmothers, mothers, and role models, women have been the guardians of the wellspring of life, teaching each generation the importance of sexual purity—of chastity before marriage and fidelity within marriage. In this way, they have been a civilizing influence in society; they have brought out the best in men; they have perpetuated wholesome environments in which to raise secure and healthy children."

    —D. Todd Christofferson, "The Moral Force of Women"
    Topics: Mothers