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.
Fear. It’s a big ugly emotion. And a stealthy one. It’s a master of disguise, masquerading as anger, frustration, bitterness, depression, jealousy, pride, or arrogance. The first week we were stuck home quarantining over COVID-19, I dealt with fear often. What would this mean for my work? What would this mean for our church? What
I was going to write a blog post about something I’ve been meditating on from Scripture. Wednesday’s school shooting makes it impossible. Instead, I’ll simply share this link from the BBC: America’s gun culture in 10 charts It’s time to do something. What will you do? I’m telling you it’s got to be something in
What does homelessness look like? What does poverty look like? Why don’t those people get a job? Why don’t they manage their money better? Why should my hard-earned tax dollars go to supporting them? Last month at my American Business Women Association (ABWA) meeting, I heard my friend Cheryl address these issues. Cheryl works at
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 have a thing for Jane Austen. I have to admit I discovered her through the 1995 Pride and Prejudice adaptation featuring Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy, and I’ve been in love with her ever since. I dove into the books and into other films. And then I began to collect sequels, prequels, modern reimaginings,
A woman gets battered by her husband. The police arrive, but she refuses to press charges. A man cheats on his wife repeatedly, and yet she stands by her man. A young woman makes eye contact with no one because she knows, thanks to her verbally abusive boyfriend, that she’s worthless. Day after day she returns