There is great value in saying something in a memorable, concise manner. Twitter has caused us to make this a near spiritual discipline. For my own growth (as a generally verbose individual… that’s a long way of saying “wordy”) and for the benefit of others, I highlight tweets each week that deliver a big message in a few words.
“If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
— Daniel Sangi Im (@danielsangi) February 16, 2015
‘Only the humble person will let God be God.’ –Dallas Willard
— John Ortberg (@johnortberg) February 16, 2015
On the days when I realize I can’t be everything to everyone, help me remember, God, that you have been all things for all men for all time.
— Lore Ferguson (@loreferguson) February 16, 2015
Grace and sin may be together but grace and the love of sin cannot – Thomas Watson
— Mwansa Ndemi Mbewe (@m6e5tr0) February 16, 2015
“Jesus’s example is not good news but a terrifying burden unless He is first of all the One who saves me from my inability to follow it.”
— Jonathan Edwards (@NotThePuritan) February 16, 2015
“All the stuff God made is good. Therefore, organize your life around Christ, and then go nuts.”@joe_rigney
— Reuben Huffman (@REHuffman6) February 18, 2015
“People hate change” is wrong conventional wisdom. They hate the loss change creates. Address the loss to ease change. (@johnwbryson)
— Darrin Patrick (@darrinpatrick) February 18, 2015
The spiritual life is first of all a life. It is not merely something to be known and studied, it is to be lived.
— Thomas Merton (@thomasmerton) February 19, 2015
Want to be like Jesus? Focus less on trying to be like Jesus and more on being with him.
— Scott Sauls (@scottsauls) February 20, 2015