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Celebrate Mother's Day with Examples of Motherly Love in These Pure Flix Movies

Here at Pure Flix, we love moms. Mothers are often the first ones we run to when we need a hug, when we are hurt or even when we're hungry and need a snack. They nurture us, love us, pray for us and usually anticipate our needs before we even realize what we're looking for. What better way to celebrate Mother's Day this year than with some of the best moms featured in Pure Flix Original and Exclusive movies?!

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Here's a list of our favorite moms found in your favorite Pure Flix Original and Exclusive movies and shows:

Cyndi Bunch from '5000 Blankets'

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From the very beginning, Cydni shows how selfless and giving she is as a single mother to her son, Phillip. Her care and tenderness towards both him and her husband (who goes missing after experiencing a mental health episode) are seen through her time spent praying and tending to Phillip's needs.

Her most selfless act is helping Phillip make his wish of collecting blankets for those who experience homelessness come true. As a single parent, Cyndi works to provide for herself and her son but also starts working full-time planning and organizing a blanket drive, collection and donation at Phillip's request. Her selflessness, heart for charity and love for her family are why Cyndi Bunch made the list of moms we love at Pure Flix.

Watch "5000 Blankets" now, exclusively on Pure Flix!

Read Also: Digging into the Hard-Working, Diligent Heart of Cydni Bunch

Sarah Daniels from 'A Thousand Tomorrows'

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We all know and love Ali Daniels, the fearless barrel racer from  Karen Kingsbury's "A Thousand Tomorrows," but she wouldn't be able to do what she loves without the support and care of her mother while on the road. Ali's mom, Sarah, ensures Ali stays safe and healthy during competitions and watches out for any signs of complications from Ali's illness. We can tell how much Ali values her mother's opinion by telling Cody that he needs to talk to her mother before they can have any type of relationship. Sarah's response and reaction to Cody, as well as her care and love toward Ali, are why she's on our list of favorite Pure Flix mothers!

Binge the first season of "A Thousand Tomorrows" exclusively on Pure Flix!

Becky Travis from 'Vindication'

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Yet another favorite Pure Flix Original series, "Vindication," couldn't go unacknowledged! Becky Travis, Detective Travis' wife, is definitely a beloved supporting character. She is the first person Detective Travis comes to when there are difficult cases at work and when things trouble him. She encourages and supports him, talking to him tenderly while also speaking the truth he needs to hear - even if it's hard. Becky is the bridge between Travis and their estranged daughter and his mother; she listens to both sides and helps them understand the other. Her faith, compassion, empathy and love for her family are why we love this mother here at Pure Flix.

Watch seasons one and two of "Vindication" now, only Pure Flix!

Read Also: 15 Bible Verses to Encourage Mothers on Mother's Day and Beyond

Amy Fleming from 'Heartland'

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Of course, we have to save a spot for our favorite female lead of "Heartland," Amy Fleming. Amy doesn't become a mother until season 11, but her motherly instincts are definitely honed by her care for horses at the ranch and by her relationship with her cousin, Georgie. Amy is fearless, strong, capable, positive and faithful. By the time her baby, Lyndy, is born, Amy is more than ready for motherhood. In addition to caring for her baby, she still is a supportive and loving spouse to Ty, encouraging him in his career and continuing her own work on the ranch. With the loving support of her family, Amy is able to balance it all! 

Binge seasons one through 14 of "Heartland" right here on Pure Flix.

Read Also: Your Guide to Binge Watching 'Heartland' on Pure Flix

Janie from 'An Unlikely Angel'

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In juxtaposition to Amy, who was well-equipped for motherhood, Janie in "An Unlikely Angel" feels very unprepared for what lies ahead in the final days of her pregnancy. As a workaholic, Janie is very focused on her career and isn't sure if motherhood will get in the way of that. When an angel hears her prayer and fast forwards her life, Janie realizes what she could miss out on with her daughter if she didn't make motherhood a priority. She learns to slow down, spend quality time with her daughter and prioritizes family over her career. The lessons Janie learns through her motherhood are why she's made our list of mothers we love at Pure Flix!

Stream "An Unlikely Angel," a Pure Flix Original movie, now.

Elise from 'Heaven Sent'

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We know that Elise is actually Derek's grandmother in "Heaven Sent," but she is a key parental figure in Derek's life. Elise, played by Pure Flix favorite Karen Abercrombie, raised Derek while running her own small business. When she accepted the responsibility of raising Derek, she made him her first priority in her life, no matter what. They became best friends. We get a peak of Elise's former life - before grand-parenthood - when it's revealed she used to be an iconic pop singer. Her dedication to raising Derek and making his well-being her first concern in her life are why we honor her motherhood!

Watch the Pure Flix Original movie, "Heaven Sent," now.

Read Also: Karen Abercrombie on the Message of Her New Pure Flix Original Movie 'Heaven Sent'

Mary from 'The Chosen'

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Of course, we didn't forget the greatest mother of all ... the mother of Jesus! From her obedience of saying "yes" to God when Gabriel the Archangel came to tell her that she was chosen to carry Jesus, to the care and tender love she shows for Jesus throughout His life, Mary is definitely a model mother figure. While it seems impossible to be as seemingly without blemish as Mary is, mothers can look to Mary as an example of obedience and motherly love, which can be seen in the first two seasons of "The Chosen" right here on Pure Flix.

That wraps up our list of mothers we love in Pure Flix Original and Exclusive movies and shows. To watch all the shows and movies mentioned, be sure to sign up (for both you and your mom!) your free 7-day trial of Pure Flix. And don't forget to show your mom just how much you appreciate her and all she does this Mother's Day.


Marissa Zimmet

I was born and raised just across the bay from Tampa, Florida (Go, Lightning!) and attended college at ECU in Greenville, North Carolina. I am a devout Catholic and am active in my parish in Charlotte, North Carolina. Outside of work, I love to run, hike, watch movies and hockey, and spend time with my dog, Rose, and my cat, Toasty, who are both rescues.