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Latter-day Saints celebrate motherhood

This Sunday, 8 May 2011, marks Mother’s Day in the United States. Since the beginning of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, its leaders have spoken clearly about the significant role of motherhood and the important influence of mothers in instilling Christ-like attributes in their children. Here are just a few of those quotes:

“One cannot forget mother and remember God. One cannot remember mother and forget God. Why? Because these two sacred persons, God and mother, partners in creation, in love, in sacrifice, in service, are as one.”

Thomas S. Monson, “Behold Thy Mother,” April 1998 Ensign

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