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.

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In April of 2014, the Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Chibok schoolgirls. An internet challenge was issued asking us to pick one girl off the list of those taken and to pray daily for her by name. I accepted the challenge. I began to pray for Rebecca Luka. Some girls managed to escape right away. Over

30 Days to Pray for the Vulnerable

How you doing with your COVID-19 quarantine? I’ve had some bad days lately. In part it’s because I have been thinking how many people are in real danger from this virus. Yes, those over 65 and those with underlying health conditions. But there are so many around the world who are vulnerable to this virus

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

Justice Flows on a Torrent of Prayer

Imagine it’s a Friday morning at 11 and you’re the IT director for a global organization. Through a glitch in data migration, your data systems are down. All of them. No e-mail, no internet. Nada. Employees are back to face-to-face meetings to accomplish anything (tough when you’re scattered around the world). What are you doing?

Searching for a Shield

My mom died a month ago (yes, that’s why there have been no blogs).  There are many ways I’ll miss her presence in my life: Some of them funny—Her breaking out in song to match something someone just said. Her response when I did the same: “That’s okay, I can’t sing either.” Some of them


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