What We’re Reading Wednesday: Links

Some posts that came to our attention this week…

They Say Good Things Come In Threes at Just Haven’t Met You Yet where adoptive mom Sandra shares her exciting news of a referral, shortly after making the difficult decision to switch agencies. She was matched with a little girl with cleft lip and palate just hours after being logged in with her new agency – after having waited months and months with her previous agency. Congratulations!

The Cost at Our Gift of Hope by soon-to-travel mama Julia, sharing her fears and anxieties about the cost of adoption of her newest little one, Hope – the financial cost, but even more so, the emotional cost of adoption. And how it is absolutely, positively worth every sacrifice.

Hand Stories at Red Thread Notes by mom Joy as she shares about her daughter Rachel’s “little hand” and the struggles that go along with raising a child with physical special needs and the attention that those special needs bring especially by curious, and sometimes rude, children.

Adoption Thoughts at Life at Mannchester Estate, recommended by China adoptive mom Tracy who said, “This mom is an excellent writer AND has a wonderful, godly perspective – I should know. I just spent an entire afternoon surfing through her archives….”

Families preparing to leave for or currently in China to bring home their little ones:

First a Pearl, Then Three Rubies!
The Baker’s Sweets!
Learning Patience – adopting two at the same time
Monkeymoo and Tootsie too!
Becoming Six

Please send any useful, brilliant or thought-provoking posts you write or see to our stand-in Whatever Wednesday author, KJ, at KJ@raisingdevils.com.

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