Thursday, December 15, 2011
A free book
Today I got a free audible book on Amazon. I choose "A heart for freedom" by Chai Ling.
(from her web site)
Chai Ling was on a path to success: a girl from a small fishing village now attending China’s most prestigious university. But everything changed on June 4, 1989, when the Chinese government cracked down on the student protesters in Tiananmen Square, killing hundreds of unarmed citizens. Chai Ling, commander-in-chief of the student democracy movement, became a fugitive, on the run from authorities who wanted her imprisoned.
She eventually escaped to the U.S., earned two Ivy League degrees, found true love, and became a highly successful entrepreneur. But her desperate quest for freedom, purpose, and peace was never satisfied until she had an unexpected encounter with a formerly forbidden faith. Her newfound passion for God led her to her life’s greatest mission: fighting for the lives and rights of young girls in China.
It's a 13 hour book. I hope to hear it during the Christmas vacation. God birthed the idea of adopting Sarah from China because I had read about the one child policy, and a girls worth (or lack of worth) in China. China is an amazing and wonderful country, but it's people do not share the same rights we take for granted.