War. Death.Volcanic eruptions.Tsunamis.Destruction. It’s been a year. I didn’t grow up in a faith tradition that even acknowledged Ash Wednesday. (That was for those “liberal” mainline churches.) When my husband began pastoring, he began adding select services from the liturgical calendar to our church’s calendar. But even when we held an Ash Wednesday service, it
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.
Lisa Samson’s novels probably aren’t for everyone. Her characters range from quirky to flawed to mystical. She’s not afraid to cover hard topics or to challenge our behavior while weaving a compelling story. She allows her characters to use real and unsavory language where it fits them, but never in a gratuitous way. She’s gotten hate mail