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The Silent Spring of 2020

I’m sending you an armful of unifying Jamaican One Love from our veranda in Montego Bay and imagining you living in good health and well-being. We’re excited to let you know that in March 2020 our first grandchild was born. Because of the crazy worldwide “lockdown” we, sadly, couldn’t fly to Philadelphia to hug and play with him. (I called the time “Silent Spring of 2020.”)

In pondering how to be a good grandmother from afar, I decided to do some research and writing on the history, safety, and efficacy of vaccines. I was alarmed about what I found and felt compelled to share it with everyone I could, along with positive actions we can take to help heal ourselves and our earthly home and to keep healthy. In my resulting e-book, I cover the questions I asked and the range of fascinating answers I found, ranging from Covid-19, the 74 vaccine injections recommended for babies from day one through age 18, and the pneumonia, shingles, and flu shots for adults. I also uncovered information about smallpox, polio, and measles, totally different from what most of us have been taught.

I strongly believe in the importance of questioning, especially the claims of the pharmaceutical companies. They spend, more than any other industries, highly influential funds on advertising, lobbying, and incentivizing the medical system, media, legislators, and oversight agencies.

Since most people don’t have the time to dig deeper into these issues, I am offering you my e-book for free. It’s my hope that spreading this information will help reduce the number of chronic illnesses, disabilities, neurological problems, and deaths that are rapidly rising likely caused by the toxins in our vaccines and environment. I encourage you to read it, share it, and send me your conclusions. Hopefully, you will find the resources to be edifying, uplifting, and activating! Here’s the link to download: http://live-itup.com/silent-spring/

May your peace bring you power, Cheri Avery Black

Where did you get the name ‘Chia’ Cheri?

1-Cheri looking up at kale bouquetDid you notice the greens in my photos are curly kale?! I juice and drink a big bunch of it everyday to help keep my body flourishing. And what about chia–do you remember those little chia pets we got as children? We sprinkled water on them and they grew a green ‘fur’ covering.  I learned there’s way more to chia than being a child’s toy.

When I was diagnosed with cancer, I started taking medication. Increasingly I was feeling more and more pain and I took more pain killers. It got so bad, I ended up in the hospital for pain management. I was not functioning well however I did notice that the nurses were giving me anti-constipation medication. After four days, they  gave me an enema — and miraculously the pain disappeared! It wasn’t the cancer causing the pain, it was the constipation caused by the medication. That’s where chia comes in.

I learned from friend Anne Bullock that two tablespoons a day of tiny ‘tasteless’ chia seeds, soaked or ground, keeps the constipation away. This was such great news! My sister Kriss Avery started calling me Chia Cheri. I liked it and chia too. I put chia in soup, on salads, in my green smoothies, on my sweet potatoes–chia goes with anything–even frozen black cherries and coconut milk yogurt. Read on, there’s more!

It turns out chia seeds, super food extraordinaire, have become known as one of most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Chia seeds were once a staple food of the Aztecs and revered for their ability to give energy and endurance to whomever ate them. They are arguably the best survival food for emergency preparedness – you could live off them if you had to, since they have almost the complete protein spectrum (19 out of 22 amino acids) and the right kind of fat ratio (high in omega-3) necessary for the human body, and no cooking is necessary.

To eat, just add cold water, wait 5 minutes and the seeds become soft and expand. They contain more iron than spinach and more antioxidants than blueberries! They help with diabetes, insomnia, weight loss, constipation and nervousness. A little goes a long way – they are small in size but big in nutrients.