My grandmother (Betty Jones) believed that every family—especially hers—should gather around the dinner table together, often. So, she put up homegrown vegetables all summer for our weekly family dinners. If she hadn’t, well, we might have had to settle for mere store-bought produce. She made homemade mayonnaise because the kind in the jar just wouldn’t do. [...]
About maypattersonMay Patterson, author of "Seeking a Familiar Face," began writing in response to God’s grace. And by this grace, she has written, taught the Bible and spoken at a variety of events. Her ministry focus is to help people draw closer to God and each other. May is married to her dear friend Mike, and they have three grown children. She has a great love for her family, the great outdoors and travel.
“Did we meet? I don’t remember you at all.” Wrote the editor of a large publishing house in a curt (bordering on rude) email. We had met together just a weeks before but obviously, I failed to make a lasting impression. Ouch. He went on to say, “Your book proposal doesn’t meet our current editorial [...]
When Mike and I were first married, I admit we prayed together more from habit, than we did from the heart. Mostly we prayed together at meals, rattling off a few quick clichés and routine catchphrases before we ate. When we tried to pray deeper, more authentic prayers, it felt a bit awkward, so it [...]