This I Know: 3 things I’ve learned about breaking the silence of domestic abuse

MMB_Blog_32_heart“I can no longer stay quiet in this world, I have a voice and I feel it reverberate off my internal walls, making its slow climb upward until its melody can be heard all around.” ~Elin Stebbins Waldal

Domestic abuse has been described as a psychological trap disguised as love. It is an epidemic that does not discriminate. Anyone can experience domestic abuse no matter their race, religion, education or income level.

Domestic abuse is a trauma that batters millions of bodies, hearts, spirits, and minds. It shatters millions of dreams, hopes, and futures. Turning a blind eye and a deaf ear will never stop this epidemic. Together, we can break the silence.

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The Greater Than Project

God created us for relationship, to trust Him and to choose Him. No matter the struggle you may be facing, right now, know that you can ask God for help. In Episode 3 of The Greater Than Project, authors Michelle Madrid-Branch and Laurie Polich Short discuss how to find a deeper sense of faith through the challenges in our lives.

To buy Laurie’s book, Finding Faith in the Dark, please visit her website: https://laurieshort.com/books/.

Domestic abuse is an epidemic that does not discriminate. It can happen to everyone: all races, all religions, all income and education levels. Some have referred to this epidemic as a psychological trap disguised as love. It’s a trap that millions fall into each and every year. In Episode 2 of The Greater Than Project, we share Kristen Van Noy’s journey of escaping and healing from an abusive relationship.

If you’re seeking inspiration along your journey to grow more self-confident and expand your sense of self-esteem, follow this link: http://store.michellemadridbranch.com… and download Michelle’s ebook Mascara Moments: embracing the woman in the mirror. This intimate little ebook was born from Michelle’s personal journey to self-discovery and self-love.

This is the first episode of The Greater Than Project. We are proud to feature the story of Michaella Bruce. In November of 2011, Michaella was involved in a life-threatening car accident in Sacramento, California. Chaos was swirling all around her and nothing seemed safe. Michaella’s world had been turned upside down—her future very much in question. Watch to hear Michaella’s story of triumph over all odds.