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About maypatterson

May 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.

Why You Can Be Grateful to Be An American

2020-07-07T06:51:44-05:00

Even though we have many problems in our nation, I’m grateful to be an American this Independence Day. If you are an American, I hope you will pause to be grateful, too. This summer, I'm on a mission to give you the best encouragement I can give. So, I'm writing a series of short posts called [...]

Why You Can Be Grateful to Be An American2020-07-07T06:51:44-05:00

3 Truths to Help You Deal with Critics

2020-07-04T10:19:39-05:00

If you've ever pursued a worthwhile dream, then you've probably run into a critic or two. If you've ever taken a big risk, or started a difficult project, or even sacrificed to serve someone else, then you know about criticism. Maybe you're dealing with a critic right now. If so, let me encourage you: don't [...]

3 Truths to Help You Deal with Critics2020-07-04T10:19:39-05:00

Celebrate Father’s Day, Even Without Your Dad

2020-06-24T14:32:49-05:00

I took the picture above of my husband and our daughter when she graduated from nursing school. Her eyes say it all. They're filled with joy. Adoration. Deep connection. It's as if she's saying, "Wow! Look at how far we've come, Dad." This summer, I'm on a mission to give you the best encouragement I [...]

Celebrate Father’s Day, Even Without Your Dad2020-06-24T14:32:49-05:00