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.

50 Women to Watch—Plus Yours

The Christianity Today cover blared “50 Women to Watch.” After flipping through the article in vain for my own name, I settled down to read the about the “50 Women You Should Know.” As I read I began to assemble a long list of blogs to subscribe to and books to read. The article had

Two Blogs That Changed My New Year’s Resolutions

A week or so before Christmas I was hit by two blog posts that worked together to change how I approaching the new year. I don’t think either would have affected me by themselves; it was only in tandem that they are transforming my days. Maybe checking them out will transform yours as well. The

Going Bald

Two years ago I lost my hair. No, I didn’t have chemo or anything that dramatic. I finally decided it was time to go from long hair to short. I’d had long hair since high school. Maybe it was that I had almost no hair until I was a year old (that’s why Mom never

The Power of We

What can “we” do? Plenty, if “we” set our collective minds to it. Today is Blog Action Day, and its theme is”The Power of We.” So what power do “we” have? We could insist our politicians talk about the issues that affect our lives, the lives of people around the world, and our planet rather

Biking to Prosperity

Bike riding is more romantic aspiration than reality to me. As I talk to friends who ride regularly and take trips to trails as couples, I think it sounds wonderful. Then I actually get on a bike. My bottom hurts quickly, no matter what seat I’ve tried. Every molehill feels like an insurmountable height. Riding


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