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Hi there! My name is May. I am so glad that you dropped by to visit.

My blog is called Along the Way because that is really where I hope we all are—on a journey, seeking both God and our best life. I’m trying to do that and I’d like to walk along the way with you.

On this blog, you will find posts about the journey. I’ve even written a book about this trip, titled Seeking a Familiar Face.

I’ve found that seeking and finding relates to life in so many unusual ways. I write to encourage both you and me to seek after God. I believe it’s impossible to get too close to Him; there is always room to draw nearer.

I also write about seeking after our best life. I believe the two go hand in hand.

Living our best life can start today for everyone, because we always have room to learn, to create and to live better than yesterday. And that is exciting!

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“Seeking God has a ripple effect from here to eternity, touching individuals, lives, and circumstances more than we may ever know.”

May Patterson, Seeking a Familiar Face

Seeking a Familiar Face: The Transformational Journey of Connecting with God

The greatest adventure of your life awaits. And it will change everything.

Ever feel disappointed? Like your life isn’t as fulfilling as you had always dreamed it would be? Are you laden down with responsibilities, feeling overwhelmed and empty, or maybe even a bit caged? You’re not alone. Many people in the Bible felt the same way. Most had difficulties. Some felt stuck. Others were depressed. Afraid. Uncertain. And some just wanted to get closer to God.

So they set out on life’s grand adventure—seeking God—and encountered the One who fulfilled their longings and changed their lives forever. The same can happen for you. Seeking a Familiar Face guides you on the transforming journey of connecting with God, through simple, yet extraordinary ways. It doesn’t matter if you are already seeking Him or just getting started, this book will encourage you to go a little farther toward locking hearts with God.

Inside this book:

  • Engaging narratives from 10 biblical characters

  • Stories, humor, and practical ideas for seeking God

  • Thought provoking questions to discuss with a friend or group

  • Fresh hope for deepened intimacy with God

How May’s Workbook A Time to Seek is growing readers closer to God

Seeking to know God is a TREASURE! And so is this study! It was so refreshing each week to study 8 biblical characters that sought the Lord with all their heart and had hardships just like us! In this study, you will be encouraged to search deeper and have a desire to know Him more personally! Time spent knowing and loving the Lord will not only change your heart but transform it beyond what you could ever ask or imagine! “A Time to Seek” is a great choice!
Chris, Reader of A Time to Seek
Very meaningful study for me. I have never quite known what to do in a quiet time or how many different ways there are to get to know God better. It is an area of my life that has been lacking. This study showed me the importance of spending time daily with God – something I often skipped doing. I love that the study has both personal and group discussion questions and space to write. The short stories on the Bible characters at the beginning of each chapter, made these characters come alive for me. It helped me understand what they felt and why they sought after God. I highly recommend this study!
Jen, Reader of A Time to Seek
This was a wonderful study! Each of the chapters highlights insights into God’s character by studying the men and women who sought Him. The writing was thought provoking, and each section had questions which called for digging deeper into God’s word. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Ramann, Reader of A Time to Seek

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