As a writer, my job is to paint a picture with words. Whatever I want the reader to see, to hear, to taste, to smell, or to feel, I only have the alphabet—26 little letters—to help me make it happen.
But when the editing is finished, and the lights have been dimmed, the best sentences ever written are, perhaps, the shortest ones: I love you. Please forgive me. Welcome home. Jesus loves you. Thank you. Lean on me. I forgive you. You did great. I’m praying for you. Can I help? I miss you.
And let's not forget I'm sorry, and I was wrong. These may well be the most powerful sentences ever, because they open the door to forgiveness, something we all need at one time or another.
Until next time, dear friends, I'd love to hear one of your favorite short and sweet sentences.