My First Tweet
Two weeks ago I was sitting in a sea of laptop computers and men on a college campus. I was attending Word Camp. Word Camp is an all day training session to assist individuals in learning WordPress, the format I use for my blog. Sitting next to me was Rhonda, a woman about my age, unemployed, and wanting to work her way into the technical field.
She asked me what I did for a living and I told her I was a minister. Her face shifted the way many people’s do when they are uncomfortable with the answer. “I am so sorry I said F**K,” she says sheepishly. I reassure her it is a handy word and I don’t hold it against her in any way.
As the talk begins the speaker encourages everyone to tweet about their experience. I am not a tweeter. I lean into Rhonda saying “what would a minister tweet about anyway?” Her answer was “I’d tell people to Love Themselves. We all forget.” Brilliant! The middle-aged, swearing, uncomfortable woman sitting next to me was a prophet in her own right.
I rushed home and signed up for tweeting. My first message “Love Yourself.” @RevBonnieB