Mother's day

Mother's day

Mother's Day

Inspiring Stories
Mama Taught Me to Pray
T.D. Jakes's tough-minded mother stormed heaven with her prayers.

Words for Weary Mothers
Repeat these words after me: "It is not my job to run the world." By Max Lucado

'She Believed in Me'
A mother's prayers helped a daughter live her dreams.

A Muslim Celebrates Mother's Day
The Prophet said, "Paradise is at the feet of a mother." By Hesham A. Hassaballa

"My Mom Could Make Anything Grow"
Anything except the boundaries of her life.

For All the Mothers Who...
A passalong tribute to every mom.

Especially for New Moms

Promises to My Baby
Mallika Chopra wrote 100 promises to her future baby--outlining the kind of mother she wanted to be.

Milk of Kindness
Breast-feeding helps babies learn to love not just their mothers, but God.

God's Cure for Colic
After sleepless nights and days, one mother's prayer is answered.

Labors of Love
Nothing can prepare you for the pain or the miracle of childbirth.

Surrendering to Motherhood
A feminist discovers a new sense of peace as a parent.

Bittersweet Moments

Readers: 'When Mother's Day Is Hard'
15 ways to get through a difficult day, from Beliefnet users.

Healing My Heart
When my baby was fatally ill, I got through the pain of Mother's Day comforting others.

Growing Strawberries Again
A daughter deals with her mother's depression.

'I Proudly Wear a Red Carnation'
Despite poverty and a violent marriage, a mother gave the most important things.

A Painful Day
Coping with sadness, loss, and relationship problems on Mother's Day.

An Angel of Comfort
After her passing, did Mom send an angel to watch over her daughters?

Honor Thy Mother

Gifts for Astrology-Minded Moms
Thrill, soothe, and sate her with these Mother's Day gifts by sign.

E-Cards for Mother's Day
Send your love to your own mother or another mother you know via Beliefnet's unique eCards.

Quiz: Celebrating Mothers of Faith
Test your knowledge of moms in the world's religions.

Prayer Circle for Mothers
Add a prayer for your mom to our circle or create a special page of your own.

In Praise of Busy Moms
A Mother's Day prayer for moms caught in the "spin cycle."

Painting My Hindu Roots
The art of my mother and grandmother connected me to my ancestors.

Has Motherhood Changed You?
Beliefnet members talk about the spiritual transformation of being a mom.

Mothers of All Kinds

Confessions of an Imperfect Mom
Motherhood is loaded with guilty moments. Fortunately, angels abound.

The Other Mother
A stepdaughter gives her new mom a hard time, but the stepmother's love never falters.

To Have and To Hold
A birth mother meets her son after 33 years.

Jaclyn's Baby
Four-year-old adoptee Jaclyn never gave up trying to adopt a child from her orphanage.

Was It Written in the Stars?
Discover why your mom made you feel safe and supported--or not--with this tour through the birth signs.