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.
I am pro-life. Fully pro-life. Because I am fully pro-life, I want to prevent babies from being killed while still in their mothers’ wombs. Because I am fully pro-life, I want to stop 8600 children from dying today and tomorrow and the day after and the day after that from poverty-related diseases (that’s 3 million
I kind of giggle every time I enter the Panera Bread ladies’ room in Wyomissing. It didn’t used to be that way. But this past year the Paneras around here added two-flush toilets. Flush up for a little water, down for a lot. And in the Wyomissing Panera, they added these informative little plaques: Just in
A jumbo jet fell from the sky at 7 a.m. over the Atlantic. There are no survivors. Orphaned children from Africa made up the passenger list. All lost to the vagary of the water. Inexplicably, horrifically, at 11 a.m. it happens again. Another plane, more children, this time from Southeast Asia, down in the Pacific.
“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get” is one of those “Amish” sayings you find on trivets sold at tourist traps here in Lancaster County. There are days (weeks? months?) when I feel the sentiment is true. I let things slide (like timely blog posts, for instance). The magazines I receive go in a basket