Friends.  I’m so sorry. I had half of a blog written to post on Wednesday to finish up my series on Why Do We Pray If Nothing Changes….. And then Hawaii happened….

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Why Do We Pray If Nothing Changes?

Christa, you said you and your husband prayed for your daughter every day while she grew inside your womb. You declared God’s promises for her wholeness, her destiny, and her life. You…

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3 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Married by Tyler Ward

You know you’re good friends with a couple when you feel comfortable enough to fight in front of each other.  And if that’s the case, then we’re super close with…

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STORM SLEEPING: How To Have Peace When All Hell Is Breaking Loose

Last Sunday morning while cuddling with my little Moses a bit longer to listen to the rare Texas rain, our snuggle time was interrupted by a loud CRASH. The windows clanged loudly as the…

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There Will Be BLOOM After The Rain

So much death around me. It feels like weekly, there’s another baby, another father, another friend, another miscarriage.  There’s something going on this year—something stranger than normal.  It seems like…

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Get Your Tissues Ready. Amanda Cook Helps to Make Me Brave, Writing a Song About My Little Giant in the Heavenlies

Last week while sitting in Starbucks writing, I got an email with a song attachment from one of my favorite worship songwriters. And as a songwriter myself, that’s not necessarily…

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Behind The Song: Unstoppable Love That Never Ends

When Kim Walker-Smith from Jesus Culture wants to write a song with you, you shamelessly freak out a little bit. [youtube width=”657″ height=”369″]” width=”400″ height=”300″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe>[/youtube] That…

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When Longing For Something Becomes Dangerous

Babies, babies everywhere. If I didn’t know any better, I’d think mothers followed me around to torture me.  Yesterday alone, at least five new mamas came into Starbucks toting newborns about the…

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When my body began showing signs of labor the morning of March 5, there were 5 girls that I texted to let know that my Goldie was coming. But the very next text to…

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Want to Help Christa Black?

Hey friends! Writing to process my pain and healing after Goldie died less than 3 months ago was more for me than for anyone else—solidifying my beliefs and encouraging my own heart in the…

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Why Sorrow Feels So Good: The Difference Between Sorrow & Despair

This morning, I was unexpectedly faced with the agonizing task of packing up my daughter Goldie’s little clothes. Before I even realized what I was doing, my spring cleaning attempts to make…

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How To Tell A Dud From A Stud

There’s a reason why I call my husband Lucas a Studhub… fact, there are millions of them. And on this day that he was born, May 26, I thought I’d…

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My Diamond Cave

“Hey babe.  Let’s drive over to Dallas this weekend and surprise Josh and Katie.” (If you’re just tuning in to this story and haven’t read my last blog, this one won’t…

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How I Stopped Being Angry At Jesus. Hint: DIAMONDS

This past January when Studhubs and I packed a few suitcases, moved our belongings into storage in Los Angeles, California, and got a furnished rental in Abilene, Texas—people thought we’d gone crazy….

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3 Ways To Avoid Divorce During Tragedy

“No, babe, you never told me we had a meeting today.”  Studhubs tone was firm, and more than annoyed. “Oh, yes I did,” I snapped back, throwing my hands into…

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If God is Good, Why Do Bad Things Still Happen?

I’m not gonna lie, this past weekend was hard. When I said yes to speaking at 5 services this Mother’s Day weekend at Celebrate Church in Sioux Falls, I had…

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The Huffington Post Blog Features “Embracing The Pain of Losing a Child”

Isn’t it amazing when God shows off? Through a lot of random connections that I will never believe are simply coincidence, I have a blog being featured on the Huffington…

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What To Do When Your Jeans Don’t Fit And You Want To Scream

For two months I’ve passed these drawers, wondering when I’d have the strength to open them up and face what’s inside. Little socks for little feet, dainty hats and tiny…

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