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

Nourishing Your Friendship with God through Journaling

How did you become best friends with your best friend? Did you study her LinkedIn profile and take notes? Did you stalk her on social media to figure out who she was by her posts? Did you go to discussion meetings about her with other people to dissect what those posts really meant? Of course

What Language Does God Speak?

What language does God speak? Yours? If he does, if you have the Bible in your heart language (the language your mother spoke to you and that you dream in), you are one of the fortunate ones. Les and I returned Friday from a mission trip to work with Wycliffe Bible Translators USA at their

Bible That Save Lives (in Addition to Souls)

I’ve had the fun of teaching a class this month on becoming more familiar with your Bible. I’ve taught the big story of the Bible, an unforgettable way to remember how many books there are in the Old and New Testaments (if you want to know, leave a comment and I’ll tell you), how to

Hit Me with Your Best Shot

Ever feel like God is targeting a certain message right at you? It can be scary, but I love when that happens. It reminds me that I have a personal God, not just a rule book from an out-of-touch deity. Yesterday I had to choose a new book of the Bible to start reading for


Have Carol Speak For Your Group

An accomplished and flexible speaker, Carol tailors her topics to fit the theme and timeframes of your meeting, conference, seminar or retreat.