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.

Seize the Decade

I turned 60 this month. And by coincidence, for the first time ever, I made a decision using a cost to years-of-productive-ministry-left analysis. It was sobering to decide against spending the money because of the limited years (10? 15 max?) of ministry I am likely to be afforded. I don’t mean to be morbid. I’m

Acknowledge That Dream

Last week we talked about buried dreams. You may wish to read that post if you haven’t yet. What is your dream? . . . Unearth it from under all that busyness and fear you’ve heaped on it. Can you think of it? . . . Often something comes to mind fairly quickly. If not,

Obscured View—Proceed with Caution

When we moved to northern Lancaster County, I loved the wide open vistas. After the crowded conditions of northern Delaware, it was like a breath of fresh air (albeit, manure-scented fresh air). You can see the variegated fields; the farmhouses, barns and silos; and the rolling hills off in the distance. Maybe a buggy appears


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.