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.

If You’re a Worried Parent, You Need to Read This


At 2:00 a.m. I woke up in a panic, worried sick. Are my children okay? Where are they right now? Who are they with? Visions of a crashed car in a ditch popped into my head. What if a masked terrorist mows down students in the quad with an AK-47? What if an electrical fire [...]

If You’re a Worried Parent, You Need to Read This2020-03-11T01:00:48-05:00

7 Daily Decisions to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever


I bet you’re breathing a huge sigh of relief, today. Even though a few stray needles & ornaments may linger, your Christmas tree is down. Your Amazon returns are boxed up and mailed. The last of the chocolate pie has been thrown out, so you can start a January diet. After such a hectic season, [...]

7 Daily Decisions to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever2020-03-11T01:00:18-05:00

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 Party2020-01-21T20:47:44-05:00