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 [...]
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.
“Hold on a minute, you want me to do what?” I asked my friend Terri. She explained, “We want you to come with us on a pilgrimage, hiking through Spain.” It sounded like a grand adventure—which I’m usually up for—but making a “pilgrimage” sounded odd. Why not just call it a hiking trip? I’ve learned [...]
In an ugly fit of rage, I set out alone at midnight to retrieve my car on foot. A major thunderstorm was brewing, but I was so mad I didn’t care. I just wanted to get my car back as soon as possible. My boyfriend had borrowed it and failed to return it, again. My [...]