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 2020 Word

I was driving the other day, and the word “peace” just popped into my head. Almost immediately it expanded to the phrase “an instrument of peace.” I hadn’t thought of the poem below from St. Francis of Assisi in years, but suddenly there it was in my head. Well, only the first three lines were

Pray for Peace People Everywhere

We spent last Sunday afternoon at the American Music Theatre (AMT) seeing their 2015 Christmas Show: Deck the Halls. Somewhere after “The Happy Elf” and “I Wish I Could Be Santa Claus,” it morphed into a worship service for me. It started with our standing for the “Hallelujah Chorus” from the Messiah. Christ reigns. Lord

Peace Thoughts with Shane Claiborne

Earlier this month my friend Mandy and I went to hear Shane Claiborne speak in Lancaster. We planned to get there early, figuring the place would fill up. Even with my I-know-exactly-where-this-church-is arrogance that got us lost, we were there a half an hour before the event started. The auditorium was already packed. As we


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