Grieving Your Chronic Illness

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The Light of Messy Hope

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To the Millennial Who Is Afraid of Marriage

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When My Invisible Illness Became Visible

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Yearning for Miracles

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You’re Not Alone In Your Suffering

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Your Message Will Be Attacked

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We recently had a name change from “Inkblots of an Idealist” to “Inkblots of Hope.” You can read more in our revamped “about section” to see the why’s involved. Thank you again for taking the time to walk alongside us, dear friend. 

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10 Faith Filled Books for the Chronically Ill

10 Faith Filled Books for the Chronically Ill

  When you’re in the deepest of trenches, sometimes you just need the right book to offer itself in your life and commiserate with you. Enter in our list of books of Faith Filled Books for the Chronically Ill. Faith is the main backbone of all these books.... read more
The Light of Messy Hope

The Light of Messy Hope

We didn’t know when we first created “Inkblots” that my health would demand my body to stay in a pitch-black room or else intense neuro issues would strike. We were literally and figuratively in the dark. It was at that time where my husband... read more
Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

  I looked out the car window as palm tree lined medians became a blur matching my own blurred thoughts. I then looked at my husband, Michael, who was driving when the words came, “My mind feels so numb that I just don’t know what to pray anymore.”   It was... read more
Using the Serenity Prayer in Our Everyday Life

Using the Serenity Prayer in Our Everyday Life

If you’re anything like me, you may think of the word serenity and immediately remember Frank Costanza, George Costanza’s zany father from Seinfeld going through a fictional self-help material based on the very real faddish trend of DIY self-help psychology in the... read more

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