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.

Death at a Christmas Party


Just as the guests arrived, my friend Beth noticed Maxine, her sweet little pug, lying mighty still—kind of like a corpse—on her red plaid pillow by the fireplace. Now Maxine was old, and while her death was a mercy and expected, Beth never dreamed that Maxine would pass on during the Christmas party. Before Beth [...]

Death at a Christmas Party2019-12-14T16:40:51-06:00

You Were Made for More


The stunning brunette caught my eye as she staggered through the campus lawn in her stiletto ankle boots. Her blue eyes were glassy. Her speech slurred. In one hand she held a cigarette, in the other a champagne bottle. She tipped the bottle up and polished off the rest of it with several loud gulps [...]

You Were Made for More2019-12-07T05:52:07-06:00

What I Learned from Art Leslie (and what you can learn, too)


Last week, I lost a friend. Maybe he was your friend, too. Art Leslie, the founder, visionary and selfless servant of the Huntsville Inner City Learning Center, passed away, unexpectedly. Although he didn’t know it was his last day to live, he lived his last day well. His mission was simple: to glorify God by [...]

What I Learned from Art Leslie (and what you can learn, too)2019-11-17T22:23:14-06:00