“My mom and I used to go to church together all the time. Now she doesn’t want to go anymore. What can I do?” New Era, June 2009, 41
Seeing the people you love fall away from the Church can be very painful. But you don’t have any control over their actions. Continue to show love and be a good example to your mother. You can also continue to tell her about what you learned in church, bear your testimony to her, and encourage her to come to church with you. It’s also very important to be patient and understanding with her.
Talk to your bishop about your predicament. He’ll have some helpful advice. You can also ask for a priesthood blessing and pray for comfort and guidance through this hard time.