Elevate Your Potential Magazine
Miracles happen, every day, even amidst great devastation. The lost can be found. The weak can be made strong. The voiceless can be heard. Two young lives were among those rescued in the catastrophic flooding and landslides that rocked my community, in January.
Love wrapped itself around them and set out to find them. Through the thick mud and dangerous debris—love arrived. God will have compassion on you; he’ll come back and pick up the pieces from all the places where you were scattered. Deuteronomy 30:3
When you feel that you are staggering through the wreckage of this life, know that you have an active God who is picking up the pieces all around you.
The Walk of Faith
I have learned, along my ever-growing walk of faith, that it is God who makes us bolder—over time and over trial. He is the catalyst that causes us to rise. God incites transformation of the human heart amidst tragedy in this human world. From the words of A.W. Tozer, “It is doubtful whether God can use a person greatly until that person has been hurt deeply.”
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As an adoptee, Michelle Madrid-Branch describes her journey to becoming a parent with two adopted children of her own. Through her experiences, Michelle emphasizes that the idea of a family should be shaped purely by love and not by the traditional notions of geographical borders, genetic makeup, or religion.
About Michelle Madrid-Branch
Michelle is an author, speaker, international adoptee, and global advocate for women and children; specializing in the areas of adoption, foster care, abandonment recovery, and identity reconciliation. Her mission is to ensure that the adoption community is heard, seen, valued, respected, and understood.
As the Host of “The Greater Than Podcast,” Michelle focuses on the strength and resilience of the human spirit. She shares stories of triumph over challenge and asks the question, “What is the internal drive that urges a person to move beyond struggle and stand greater than the very obstacle that tried to keep them down?”
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Books by Michelle Madrid-Branch