5 Short Prayers For Someone Who Lost Their Mother

The loss of a mother is probably one of the toughest phases someone has to deal with. Unfortunately, life is unpredictable and not everything goes according to our plans.

Those who lose their mother often find it difficult to carry on their normal lives without her. The love and comfort of a mother are just irreplaceable.

So, if you know someone who lost their mother recently, the best thing you can do for them is pray. God is the great comforter and he waiting on you to come to Him.

Let them feel the presence of the Lord by their side and peace knowing their mother has gone to a better place.

Ask God to protect, comfort and strengthen your loved one in this hard time. Make sure they know they can count on your help and shoulder to cry if they need it.

In this article, you’ll find 5 short prayers for someone who lost their mother. These prayers are effective and will make them feel like a burden has been lifted from their heart.

You can also say any of these prayers for yourself too.

1) Short Prayer For Someone Who Lost Their Mother

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“Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for the beautiful gift of mother that You gave to us. You saw the importance of having someone who could look after us and protect us here on earth and You extended Your hands to us by giving us a mother.

I understand that death is inevitable and every being on earth is bound to rest with You when the time comes. I pray that You comfort and heal the pain in my heart/[person’s name] heart. 


When you recently lose a mother, you could be forced to question God or think that he’s being Cruel for taking your mother away from you.

But this is not so, God is a God of love, not cruelty and everything is done in his time.

The pain of death sometimes can cause us to move away from God or forget to pray, but the truth is, whenever you’re mourning, that’s the best time to go to God in prayer because he is the only one that can wholly heal your heart and comfort you. 

Say this prayer to God and let Him do His miracles. Only He can fill the void in someone’s heart.

“So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.”John 16:22.

2) Sympathy Prayer For Loss Of A Mother

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“Dear father, I come before You today to ask that You console [say the name] for the loss of their mother. Mothers are precious beings on earth and no one can take their place.

 I pray that You give him/her the ability and strength to move on even though it hurts so much, and also comfort him/her till his/her heart is made whole again.

Let [say the name] feel Your presence, comfort and guidance in every step he/she takes. May the warmth of Your love cover him/her as he/she grieves the loss of their mother.


When someone loses their mother, a part of them dies too.

It’s not easy to not feel the death of your mother especially if she was there in every moment of your life or whenever you needed her.

Friends and family may try to sympathize but deep within you, you know this is not enough.

Saying this sympathy prayer will give your loves one’s strength and help them to pass this phase of life with ease.

Say this prayer with faith and God will give them the strength they need. No matter how sad and hopeless they may feel right now, assure them their mother is now in a better place.

You can also say a condolence and comfort prayer for the loss of a loved one.

3) Comfort Prayer For Someone Who Lost Their Mother

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“Dear Lord,

You are the greatest comforter the whole universe knows. You alone know every step and every breath we take. You protect and guide us from the moment we come into this world until the moment we leave it.

 I pray that You touch [say the name] with Your comforting hands so that they may let go of the intense pain they’re feeling. Only You can take care and comfort someone in moments like this.

Help [say the name], so that he/she knows he/she can count on You for everything.

In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.”

There’s no one who can comfort you and listen to you like God. That is why He is our father and the greatest comforter the world has ever known.

Though you may try your possible best to comfort your loved ones no one’s comfort can be compared to the kind of comfort God gives.

And one of the ways of getting comforted by God is by going to Him in prayers. Saying this comfort prayer will help and guide someone who lost their mother.

“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”Revelation 21:4.

Remember your loved one that we’ll all be reunited once again, once we pass away and transition to Heaven.

4) Short Prayer For The Loss Of A Mother

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“Dear Father, thank You for giving me the privilege to come to You in prayers. [say the name] has recently lost their mother and their life has not been the same since then. 

Lord, I ask that You give them the ability and strength to keep going. I pray that You heal their heart and help them take away this uncontrollable pain they are feeling. 


When someone loses a mother, nothing makes sense anymore. Especially if most of your life revolved around your mother.

People may advise you to do a bunch of different things to help with the pain you feel but one of the best and most effective things to do that will help with the pain is to go to God in prayers.

It doesn’t matter whether you want to kneel, stand or say this prayer in your heart because however you say, God is ready to listen.

Say this prayer and he will embrace your loved ones in His warmth and love. Let your loved ones know they can count on your help.

Don’t wait for them to ask you! Help them with daily tasks, like grocery shopping or doing laundry. In these moments, they need any help they can get. Just being present is enough most of the time.

Say a prayer to give them strength.

5) Prayer For Comfort The Loss Of A Mother

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“Faithful Father, I come before You today. not for myself but for [say the name]. You see everyone’s pain and the state of their heart. I ask that You comfort my loved one with Your love, warmth and tenderness.

 They have no one to turn to except You. People have tried to comfort them in different ways but the more they do, the more it hurts. 

That is why I ask that You stretch Your hand and touch their heart so that they may be full of life again, Amen.”

The kind of comfort that comes from God is always different from the ones that come from people.

It’s just unexplainable but God does it better and nothing is impossible for Him. Maybe that’s because He is our father and He knows us inside and out.

Believe in this prayer as you say it and your loved ones will get the comfort they need. As it says in Matthew 11:28-30, we can find comfort in our Lord.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Also, say a prayer for the departed mother so that her soul can reach our Lord.

Can I Say These Prayers To Anyone Who Lost Their Mother?

Yes, you can say these prayers for anyone who lost their mother.

The beautiful thing about prayers is that you can say them for yourself or intercede for someone else

Whether it’s you who lost your mother or its a friend of yours, a family member or a colleague at work, you can certainly say these prayers on their behalf.

Will These Prayers Bring Some Comfort?

Prayers like this are prayers of comfort, they are meant to let someone feel less burdened, relieved and comforted after you say them.

Whether you say them for yourself or on behalf of someone else, they will grant you comfort and give you strength to keep going.

Can | Send These Prayers To A Loved One?

Yes, of course. If you know anyone or a loved one who needs these prayers, the best thing to do is to share these prayers to them.

Sending these prayers to a loved one shows that you genuinely care about their well being and their state of mind.

It will also be very helpful to them once they say these prayers, so do not hesitate to send them to anyone that needs it.

Final Thoughts

Losing a mother is not something any child prays for or looks forward to. In fact, it is one of the things we often run away from.

And if there was a way we could immortalize our mothers or raise them from death, we would do that. But the hard truth is, we are all mortals and one day we will all die.

The best thing to do when the time comes is to turn to God and ask Him for comfort and strength. He knows how painful it is to lose a parent and that’s why he is always available to comfort and strengthen us.

The prayers in this article will not only help you with the pain you feel but they will comfort you and remind you that God cares about you no matter what you are going through. Always say these prayers will faith and watch God as he comforts and mend your broken heart.

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