(thank you, Ms. Toni, for this awesome quote)
I thought I'd share a few fotos of our sunflowers. I really wish I'd planted more seeds, but there's always next year. Pappy is actually the one who gets credit for this post because he pointed out the difference in how they're growing, some with their "heads" bowed low and others standing up straight and tall. He compared them to how the Pharisee and the tax collector prayed. The Pharisee was proud and held his head high and thanked God that he wasn't like other people, bragging about the fact that he tithed and fasted. The lowly tax collector stood at a distance and wouldn't even look toward heaven as he prayed, but asked God to be merciful on him, a sinner.
When I took these fotos my mind went in a somewhat different direction. Sometimes I allow things of this life to get me down and I find my head bowed in discouragement. But, as I change my focus and "think this, not that" (Philippians 4:8 has been the scripture I DWELL on for quite some time now) my attitude changes and my coping skills get so much better.
Maybe these should be called SON-flowers!!!
Happy Friday, Sweet Friends!
HOPE you have a wonderful weekend!