Yearning for Miracles

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Why I Even Wanted to Create This Blog

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Walking with God in Mordor

“That is why Scripture...
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Spiritual Amnesia

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Redefining Strength When You Battle Chronic Illness

When you battle chronic...
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Experiencing God as Author

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15 Picture Quotes on People & Growth

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10 Picture Quotes- When Life Becomes Difficult

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Welcome to Inkblots of An Idealist!

Our main motto around here is: “Idealism without realism is naivete; realism without idealism is despair.” It’s difficult to strike this balance, as I know you well know, my friend! We’ve faced our own despair which still continues, but we know you too friend, have seen your own. We would love to sit down with you now with conversation overflowing over tea. Since we can’t, we would love for you to walk alongside us as we all find a spot of hope when life gets messy. 


Recent Posts:

Lecrae – Unashamed

Lecrae – Unashamed

  The intro of the much anticipated 2016 released book Unashamed gives us a brief glance of Lecrae attending the Grammy’s and his appearance at Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Roc Nation Party. Since most of us will never touch foot on the carpet rolled out to be... read more
But Was I a Person?

But Was I a Person?

  “If I were her, I would have euthanasia.” Those were the words typed by a woman in response to seeing a video showing my neurological impairments. My husband and others were graciously trying to garner funds to improve my condition. To give a chance at-... read more
15 Picture Quotes on People & Growth

15 Picture Quotes on People & Growth

  There are so many quotes that could fit this category. We may add 100 more months later, but right now we have 15 quotes on people and growth. Some are quotes on getting “unstuck,” and moving forward, others warn against toxic people that could... read more
My Boxing Gloves With This Battle Song

My Boxing Gloves With This Battle Song

    I keep pushing hard in the ring I’m fighting till my last breath. The nightmares I face are a disgrace while my hearts in a race in depth. You see I see the suffering before me and the pain she endures is my enemy. Life flipped 180 from the goals... read more
Over the Edge

Over the Edge

    Over the Edge is my first book by Brandilyn Collins and it didn’t let me down. I had a small social media chat with Tosca Lee (a favorite author of mine) who recommended this book to me after hearing the personal impact Lyme had on our own household. A... read more
10 Picture Quotes- When Life Becomes Difficult

10 Picture Quotes- When Life Becomes Difficult

    Life is difficult. It hurts to be human. We can’t take away your pain whatsoever, but we at least wanted to offer you some quotes. Some are encouraging; some simply are here to give you an allowance to grieve. You’ll notice when you hover... read more
In Need of Mending

In Need of Mending

  People have kindly prodded us to tell our story. Most of what we reveal concerning our situation hasn’t been too in depth. Sometimes it’s easier to write about books (hence our book reviews) than the daily realities laced with vulnerabilities. Even still,... read more
A Reflection on Letting Go of Perfect

A Reflection on Letting Go of Perfect

  Just like the dandelion in this picture, we are fragile. A gust of wind could easily blow at any moment, revealing our imperfections. Now we’re left to resemble a misshapen weed. Can we be okay with being less than perfect? Amy Spiegel, wife of Jim Spiegel who... read more
Reflection On What You Need to Know About Healing

Reflection On What You Need to Know About Healing

Christian healing is one of my favorite topics and one of my least favorite. When I see a book under the  Christian category with the subject matter of healing, I become hesitant. Will this book I’m picking up tell me I will be guaranteed healing if I do x,y,z? Or... read more

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