The most beautiful stones have been polished to brilliance by life's strongest storms.
Wife, mom, educator, author,
athletic coach, minister and motivational speaker
Patience Scott is a native of Wallingford, Pennsylvania where she completed high school in the Wallingford-Swarthmore school division. Her gift to play basketball earned her a full, athletic scholarship to the University of Richmond, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Elementary Education. From there, she completed graduate studies at the University of Virginia with a Master of Education in Reading. Patience taught Kindergarten and First grade in Virginia for five years before spending fourteen years at the Virginia Department of Education as an Education Specialist, amongst other roles. She teaches third grade and coaches varsity girls' basketball in Pennsylvania.
Patience married into purpose and is the proud wife of Sir Walter Scott, III. After serving alongside her husband in youth ministry at Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries (Richmond, Virginia) for ten years, they fulfilled the call of God to transition to Pennsylvania where they served as assistant pastors for seven years and were elevated to senior pastors at Abounding Grace Family Worship Center in 2021.
Patience brings a wealth of ministry experiences for women of all ages, including hosting Polished Daughters, overseeing young women’s ministries, helping to facilitate mentorship programs, and serving and leading women’s ministry. Patience is a passionate encourager, motivating others to live beyond their circumstances and pursue their God-given purpose as His polished daughter.
Patience is the author of the children's book, I’m a Polished Daughter! a poetic gem, penned from the heart of a mother to her daughter. This multicultural book affirms young girls’ self-worth and builds confidence, while encouraging them to embrace their gifts and share them with the world.
Patience and her husband are blessed to have three polished daughters, Victoria, Soteria, and Kezia.