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Lies, Lies, Lies.

We all believe lies.  It’s impossible not to.   And by definition, the word ‘deceived’ means…you don’t know when you actually are. When I was a little girl, America was…

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How many precious moments of my journey have I missed while out in search of a future destination?

Hey friends. The holidays are over and the sweets have been devoured.  Football games were watched, fires have been burned, naps were taken for no reason at all….and so far,…

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How we love ourselves will determine how we love others.

I apologize for my absence from blogland the last few days.  The lazy nature of the holiday season has hit me, and for some reason, all I want to do…

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“Bitterness is easy. Forgiveness is anything but.”

Sunshine comes in many, many forms.   It could be the heat of the hot, summer rays dancing against your skin.  It could be the first deep laugh after a…

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Some say “You are what you eat,” but even more so, “You are what you THINK.”

Libby’s Chapter 6 depiction perfectly illustrates the pages it accompanies.   This chapter goes in depth about my eating disorder—the one I lived with (day in and day out) for…

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“God Loves Ugly…He doesn’t see the way I see…

God takes ugly and turns it into something that is beautiful… Apparently, I’m beautiful…….’cause you love me.” This one is definitely a favorite illustration by @libbygee.  (however….I say that about…

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On the 4th day of Book Artwork…

There’s Always A Reason. How many times have you come across someone who absolutely drives you bonkers? They might flirt shamelessly, laugh annoyingly, or banter on about themselves like a…

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On the 3rd day of artwork….

@libbygee made for me…. A reason not to let Black Monday’s get me down. (: I absolutely adore Libby’s depiction of this chapter. The storms are raging outside, but inside…

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On the 2nd day of Artwork….

@libbygee brilliantly gave to me….. Chapter 2 addresses the power of words.  We carelessly throw words around all the time, moment by moment.  We say things like, “I feel fat…

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On the 1st day of artwork…

my sister-in-law, Libby Gifford, made for me….. I thought for the next 9 days, I’d display the artwork that accompanies each chapter of my book.  (Brilliantly done by @libbygee).  …

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Celebrate Good Times, Sham’on!

Shane likes his copy of God Loves Ugly so much he just can’t put it down.  (:   Orders ship out all over the world tomorrow!!!!! www.christablack.com

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“Ask Christa” #7 Struggling with Jealousy

Megan from Omaha, Nebraska asks an amazing question: Christa, I have recently thought about jealousy. I have tried to catch myself in the act of feeling jealous. I will put…

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“Ask Christa” #6 Limitless Possibility

Aileen from Miami, FL asks: Just like you, music and writing are my passions. It’s what gets me through everything and anything. I’vebeen writing songs for 3 years now and have…

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“Ask Christa” #5 The Pain of rejection and loneliness…

Beautiful Maria from Italy writes: What should i do when i feel down, alone,upset..?i try to hide myself in music but sometimes it doesn’t help. what do you do when…

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Free Chapter 3 Download!

Hey friends! Well, for those who are somewhat emotional…even those who are HIGHLY emotional…Chapter 3 is ready to help.  (: Tweet and spread the word!!! http://bit.ly/GLU-ch3 xoxo, Sista Christa

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“Ask Christa” #4 Boys, love, and heartbreak.

Melanie from Lake Forest, IL wrote me this:   I found this quote about a year and a half ago on your old blog and I’ve always wanted to know…

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Simplicity.

“God is simply not a being who can be manipulated by our opinions” -Gerhart Forde (via sethjones)

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“I had planned to end my life, but chose to give it one last shot and signed up for the Master Heart Course. I finally found what I was looking for. My life has changed in ways I could never could put into words, being healed far beyond what I could imagine. I have a long way to go, but this course literally saved my life..”

Mayah