Two-Headed Baby Born in Brazil (Guest Post by Margot Starbuck)

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“Throughout the gospels, Jesus not only does not retreat from those his culture considered other, he beelines toward them!” Author Margot Starbuck challenges us to consider following Jesus by embracing the “other…” [Read more...]

I So Get That: Reflections on the Hard Stuff Surrounding Adoption (Plus a Book Giveaway)

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Margot Starbuck, author of The Girl in the Orange Dress: Searching for a Father Who Does Not Fail, comes at adoption from two angles. First, as her book narrates, she was adopted as an infant. Second, she has two biological children and an adopted son. In Ellen Painter Dollar’s post on Tuesday, she mentioned, “every [Read More...]

I So Get That: Reflections on the Hard Stuff Surrounding Adoption (Plus a Book Giveaway)

Margot Starbuck, author of The Girl in the Orange Dress: Searching for a Father Who Does Not Fail, comes at adoption from two angles. First, as her book narrates, she was adopted as an infant. Second, she has two biological children and an adopted son. In Ellen Painter Dollar’s post on Tuesday, she mentioned, “every [Read More...]

What’s Happening on Thin Places This Week

Two pieces of exciting news. One, I’m on vacation this week with my family. Staycation, actually. We’re going to go to the local beach, eat at the snack bar, visit my grandparents (he’s 91 and went sailing last week!), and enjoy our home. But I’m not going to spend time at the computer. No email [Read More...]

Perfectly Human by Margot Starbuck: Movie Night, The “R” Word and True Confessions

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“What? Since when did tard become politically incorrect?” I felt confused when I heard these words fall off the lips of a character in the 2005 movie, The Ringer, starring Johnny Knoxville. I wasn’t surprised it was coming from Hollywood. I was shocked, though, that the movie had been recommended by a friend whom I [Read More...]


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