Recently, I was thinking about certain desires planted in my heart. Some of those things seem unattainable for my life circumstances right now. I would think about them without really praying about them, believing that they weren't possible at this moment. Then, it struck me: as a child of God, why am I having these… Continue reading Prayer is the Bridge.
I was barely a young adult, just trying to figure out what in the world God had planned for my life. There were so many options! And me being me, I wanted to know all the answers--now! It was (and still is) so important to me to be living in God's purpose for my life.… Continue reading The Call Looked Different.
Every year, I attempt to write a reflection on the year which is exiting as I prepare for a new year. So, without further ado, here is a quick reflection on 2021. What I've learned throughout these past 2 years is that having Christ is having everything. He provides for every need. In the midst… Continue reading Reflecting on 2021.
At some point in 2020, I took a very long trip. I was in the middle of nowhere (seemingly) when I became tired and decided to stop for the night. I managed to find a hotel off the freeway. In my hotel room, I enjoyed a nice shower to wash off the stress of the… Continue reading Who’s Your Power Source?
I think Nike was on to something with their slogan. "Just do it!" During my journey of desiring to walk more closely with God and in listening to the stories of others, I've seen that the Holy Spirit often asks us to follow promptings that might not make sense at first glance. And I've also… Continue reading Just Do It!
(I've been feeling pulled to share this and believe that someone needs to read this!) In so many ways, my life is a testament to God's healing power and redemption. There is one particular area which I'll share on in-depth in this post, and that is the relationship area of my life. During my middle… Continue reading A Testimony: From Loneliness to Overflow.
Sheer determination (which I believe God placed in me at birth) has empowered me to achieve many goals and overcome many obstacles. Where my physical size appears to lack, my determination and persistence comes in strong. As I've gone through more and different trials, I've had to learn new forms of strength. It's almost like… Continue reading From Strength to Strength.
There was a time recently when I had some rocky days. A certain aspect of my life was not going as planned. My expectations had been high, as similar situations had gone quite smoothly in the past. I wondered what this might mean for my future. I began to question if I needed to change… Continue reading His Great Plans
I'm a person who really enjoys being connected with others. I thrive on having an active social life. While social media is a way to stay connected, I've found that I prefer other ways. There is a certain app which I used to use, which connected me with friends, family, and people from the across the… Continue reading Why I’m Cutting Down on Social Media.
Sunflower Sojourn turns 5 today! Dear reader, I could never have fathomed what God would do in my life in 5 years! I'm in a completely different place than I could have ever imagined back when the idea for the blog came to me. Over and over again, the Lord has proved Himself faithful! I'm… Continue reading Sunflower Sojourn Turns 5!