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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.

People Do Dumb Things: 7 Tips to Help You Keep Your Cool

2018-09-23T09:31:43+00:00

The trouble started just as the waiter brought tiramisu and coffee. He carried a large coffeepot and thick ceramic mugs on his tray. Suddenly, the heavy tray tipped forward, as if drawn by an invisible force, and the entire pot of steaming coffee poured down my back. One of the mugs followed, hitting my head [...]

People Do Dumb Things: 7 Tips to Help You Keep Your Cool 2018-09-23T09:31:43+00:00

To the Mama on My Flight Who I Didn’t Help . . .

2018-09-10T07:51:04+00:00

A thick strand of auburn hair fell down into her blue eyes, but “Mama” didn’t have a free hand to brush it back. She carried her screaming newborn and her fussy 2-year-old in her arms, along with an over-stuffed backpack. Her 4-year-old son clung to the frayed hem of her sweater. Down the narrow aisle [...]

To the Mama on My Flight Who I Didn’t Help . . . 2018-09-10T07:51:04+00:00

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know

2018-08-30T14:24:29+00:00

In July, I had the amazing privilege of speaking at Lipscomb University, my alma mater. (My return to school is pictured above) Being on campus again stirred up a lot of old memories. Thirty-five years ago, I came there as a freshman, excited and nervous, having no idea what the future held. Adjusting to college [...]

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know 2018-08-30T14:24:29+00:00