I’m No Superstar

I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.

My #1 Antidote to Anxiety and Fear

If there is one practice more than any other that has tamped down anxiety, worry and fear over my lifetime, it is the (almost) daily practice I call Breakfast with God. Whether God and I hang out at Panera Bread or at my kitchen table each morning, I spend time reading my Bible and then

A Crowd-Sourced Anti-Racism Reading List

On Sunday, the day after an African-American woman was shot by a white policeman who came to do a welfare check on her, well-known speaker and Bible study leader Beth Moore posted her frustration on Twitter. I responded about the books that recently have made me more aware and also more heartbroken. If you’ve read

The Thrill of the Bright and Shiny

The world is full of options. Are you busy rushing after the next shiny object? That’s the problem for the trapeze artist, one of the characters I talk about in my book, Finding Balance in the Circus of Life: The Trapeze Artist “He’d fly through the air with the greatest of ease, that daring young

What’s Your Why? And How Are You Living It?

This morning at my American Business Women Association (ABWA), Carrie Willett, president of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, spoke on “3 R’s to Leading Other to Reach Their Full Potential.” As part of her talk, she referenced Simon Sinek and his book Start with Why. I had heard of Sinek before and had watched his TedX

 

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