Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Mothers

  • "You should express regularly to your wife and children your reverence and respect for her. Indeed, one of the greatest things a father can do for his children is to love their mother."

    —Howard W. Hunter, "Being a Righteous Husband and Father"
    Topics: Mothers, Love

  • "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"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "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"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "May I say to mothers collectively, … you are magnificent. You are doing terrifically well."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Because She Is a Mother"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "Motherhood is more than bearing children. … It is the essence of who we are as women."

    —Sheri L. Dew, "Are We Not All Mothers?"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "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"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "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?"
    Topics: Mothers

  • "You rock a sobbing child … because you know you hold tomorrow tightly in your arms."

    —Neal A. Maxwell, "Women of God"
    Topics: Mothers