Steve Siniard casually tossed the new Bible his mother gave him aside, not even bothering to open it. As a rebellious fourteen-year-old, he had no interest in God at all. Four years later, when his mother moved him into his dorm room in Tuscaloosa, she placed the Bible on his bookshelf. But he never opened [...]
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.
We call our friend group the “Fab Five.” (Our husbands came up with this name and it stuck.) Maybe your best friends are called the “Chica’s” or the “Yaya’s” or most likely, you have no name at all. Our best friends are the trusted ones who cry with us at funerals, dance beside us at [...]
“Stop it or I’ll bust you. Shut up or I’ll shut you up with my fist, boy!” said my electrician to his son, as they installed my new oven. I happened to be walking down the hall just as their anger erupted. I didn’t know what to do, so I ducked quickly behind the den [...]