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.

A Crowd-Sourced Anti-Racism Reading List

On Sunday, the day after an African-American woman was shot by a white policeman who came to do a welfare check on her, well-known speaker and Bible study leader Beth Moore posted her frustration on Twitter. I responded about the books that recently have made me more aware and also more heartbroken. If you’ve read

MLK, an Hour Late

I was at a writers conference all weekend. Maybe I’ll tell you about the amazing things that came out of it another time. Monday I spent a long breakfast followed by a long lunch with two different writers from the conference. And then I had a work deadline. I knew I was supposed to post

“I Have a Dream” Still Awaits Fulfillment

August 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Time magazine had a wonderful retrospective of the event with memories of many who were there that day. The words of King’s speech are powerful and poignant. Here’s just a

 

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.