It’s sunflower season here in Kansas, so I want to share this blog again. I also need this message since I feel like I’m hanging a little low today. Maybe you are, too, and God can use this to help you see that burdens are really blessings.
It’s a little hard to believe that after 17……..yes, that’s 17!!!…….years of living in Kansas, this is the first year that we have planted sunflowers. I have no idea why we waited so long, but maybe that long wait is one reason that I am enjoying them so much. And as always, I’m learning more from our sunflowers than just the mechanics of how they grow. God speaks to me through my growing things, including through my own growing…..which is often a little painful, I’ll admit.
Did you know that sunflowers follow the sun? Maybe that’s a “duh” comment to most of you, but I noticed how our sunflowers………while they were beginning to bloom and before the big flowers opened…….were leaning one way in the morning and then leaning another way in the evening. In my reading about sunflowers, I discovered that they literally do follow the sun during this…
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