books, apple, pencils, and ABC blocks on table
books, apple, pencils, and ABC blocks on table
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Two ways to cultivate a teachable spirit in yourself

You know that old adage that tells us to never stop learning? For most of my life, I viewed it as an admonishment to purposely seek out new information, and acquire new skills, in order to expand my horizons. I thought it was about choosing to boldly go where I hadn’t gone before.

I still think never stop learning can mean that. But now, I see another side I hadn’t seen before. In addition to actively seeking out learning opportunities, never stop learning can also be about simply accepting (and leaning into) the many lessons life brings.

You don’t have…


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Say this rhyme to yourself to deflect insults

As a child, I knew exactly what to do whenever one of the kids on the school playground called me a name. Although I lacked the courage to reply, I had been taught to at least say to myself, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” While I was rearing my own children, I learned a much better response to ridicule. It went like this: “I’m rubber and you’re glue. Everything you say bounces off me and sticks to you!”

I realize this rhyming retort is rather juvenile. Obviously, it isn’t the sort of…


heliocentric model versus flat earth model of universe
heliocentric model versus flat earth model of universe

Two compelling reasons for knowing the truth

Over the past few months, I’ve spent a great deal of time researching and writing articles on the topic of whether we live on a flat earth or ball earth. Perhaps you have looked at the evidence for yourself. Or maybe you find the idea of such a grand-scale deception too overwhelming to consider. Either way, you may be wondering, “What does it matter?”

In conversations with friends, this question has come up more than once. It’s a good question, and one that deserves to be answered. After all, whether we wake up on a flat earth or ball earth…


astronaut in space suit allegedly standing on the moon
astronaut in space suit allegedly standing on the moon

The truth is always in the evidence

In a previous article, I dropped the truth bomb that NASA is Not A Space Agency. I made the bold assertion that NASA lies about everything, followed by a brief summary of my research findings exposing ten of NASA’s deceptions. If you haven’t yet read it, I recommend doing so before continuing. After all, having a basic understanding of what NASA lies about lays the groundwork for why NASA lies.

So, why does NASA lie? Why do they want us to believe earth is a spinning ball hurling through space as the result of some gigantic cosmic explosion? Why do…


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Examples of Hollywood hiding reality in plain sight

From the beginning, NASA and Hollywood have worked together to con the world into believing we live on a spinning ball. In order to keep their deception going, they continually bombard us with images of a fake ball earth, and they continually pump out movies and TV shows about space travel. But they also do something else. Amidst all their deceptions, they hide flat earth truths in their productions. Below are some examples:

Movies & TV Shows with a Flat Earth Theme

  • The Village (2004 movie) is subliminally flat earth in concept.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007 movie) is explicitly flat-earth themed.
  • Westworld (2016 TV series…

collage of 4 flat earth maps and models
collage of 4 flat earth maps and models

NASA or the Bible?

There are massive differences between NASA’s description of the natural world, and the Bible’s description. When faced with such opposing models of the cosmos we must ask ourselves who is telling the truth. Should we believe NASA or the Bible?

In this article, my objective is to take a look at what NASA tells us, what the Bible tells us, and what evidence exists to prove what is true. …


NASA logo with text added below “Not A Space Agency”
NASA logo with text added below “Not A Space Agency”

Exposing 10 of NASA’s deceptions

I’m not expecting you to take my word for it, but after a great deal of research I’ve come to the conclusion NASA is not a space agency. I used to think it was. In fact, until very recently it never occurred to me to scrutinize anything NASA said or did. But now that I’m questioning everything, I’ve discovered abundant evidence everywhere that NASA lies about everything.

Well, maybe they don’t lie about every single itty-bitty thing. However, they certainly lie about all the big stuff. I would even go so far as to say the folks at NASA are…


map of flat earth
map of flat earth

Even though we’re supposed to believe it’s a spinning ball

Chances are you were born within the last 100 years. If you were, then it’s likely you were taught the same thing I was — that the earth is a spinning ball orbiting around the sun. However, a whole lot of people know that’s not true. If you want to know who some of these knowers are that know the earth is actually flat, I’ve listed nine of them below.

1. SAILORS KNOW THE EARTH IS FLAT. If the earth is a sphere 25,000 miles in circumference, we shouldn’t be able to see distant landmarks because they would fall below…


mannequin heads
mannequin heads
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Humility is where a person’s real strength lies

The other day, I came across a quote about pride. It wasn’t referring to the good kind of pride, like being proud of your kids or of a job well done. It was referring to the feeling of superiority that is the opposite of humility.

“Pride is an admission of weakness,” declared Fulton J. Sheen. “It secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.”

On the surface, prideful people often come across as conceited. They may brag about their job, their possessions, their intelligence, or their looks. …


tiny yellow flower held in open hands
tiny yellow flower held in open hands
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If it’s not something you have, it’s not something you can give.

I love giveaways. Giveaways are fun, because who wouldn’t want to win something that is entirely free, with no strings attached? Yet, in order for someone to give something away, they first have to be in possession of it.

I’d love to give away a brand new car, or a trip to Italy, or $100,000 in cash (all tax-free, of course). But no matter how much I might want to give those things away, I can’t give away that which I do not possess. Neither can you.

Since we can’t give someone the shirt off our back if we are…

Salina Christaria

Author, blogger, speaker and deep thinker, passionate about encouraging us all to be unstoppable in the pursuit of our potential.

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