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.

Arresting the Slaves Rather than the Slave Owners

Want to make slavery even more of an atrocity? Charge the victims with a crime and let the perpetrators go free. Who would do that? American law enforcement, way too many times. As William Kristof wrote in his November 6, 2013, editorial in The New York Times: “Some of the women selling sex there [backpage.com]

Freedom for the Captives

Last week was Freedom Weekend in Lancaster. People poured into the Ware Center in Lancaster to listen to speakers talk on different aspects of the fight against human trafficking. They visited tables for organizations engaged in the fight: Love 146, Imagine Goods, NIMBY, Hope International, Safe Church, Women at Risk, Samaritan Creations, She’s Somebody’s Daughter,

Life Is Good (for me)

Sometimes I’m a whiner. I know you find that hard to believe, but it’s true. And it seems a little incongruous, considering that my standard uniform these days is a a pair of jeans and a Life Is Good t-shirt (one of the perks of working for yourself is you get to set the dress code). And


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