Michelle Lim

About Michelle Lim

Michelle Lim is the author of Idea Sparking: How to Brainstorm Conflict in Your Novel and a Romantic Suspense writer. She is the Brainstorm/Huddle Coach at My Book Therapy and serves as the Midwest Zone Director for the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). For more, catch up with her at her blog.

Drowning In Chaos – Help From Above

Drowning In Chaos – Help From Above

Spring is a time of baseball and dirt, spring programs, graduation parties, and finals. Like every other year this May was chaos with a twist of curveball. By the time May 30th rolled around I was eyeball deep in responsibilities and struggling to catch up on all of the things that needed to be done. […]

A Broken Hearted Hug

A Broken Hearted Hug

It was a beautiful day in February a few years back, considering the Minnesota winters. I started the day with my two-year-old smushing applesauce in his hair, giggles and a warm washcloth for his face. My heart was bursting with emotion. There was so much adventure and love in the future. I rested a hand […]

Do You Need A Moving Truck For A Change of Heart?

Do You Need A Moving Truck For A Change of Heart?

This past week my family moved to a new community an hour away from previous home. We are so excited about the move, but the whole process of moving was daunting. Boxes upon boxes were stacked in the living room, garage and hallway. Tedious hours of sorting and eliminating the old things we no longer […]

Driving Backwards – Guilt In The Driver’s Seat

Driving Backwards – Guilt In The Driver’s Seat

I make mistakes. Huge ones, small ones, medium sized ones, just lots of them. Looking back at this past year, I see so many things that I could have done better. As a mom, guilt floods in at the very mention of my shortcomings. You would think that sitting down to reflect on last year […]

But You Promised – A 700 Year Promise Kept

But You Promised – A 700 Year Promise Kept

It is not an uncommon thing in my house to hear one of my kids say to another, “But you promised!” It is the instigation of many an argument, tears and drama. As a mom, it is sometimes difficult not to get frustrated with the age old battle of disappointment when one’s anticipated promise is […]

Determination And One Tiny Man’s Vision

Determination And One Tiny Man’s Vision

Have you ever felt like a tiny speck next to the enormous challenges set before you? It seems I have a special knack for finding those kinds of challenges. Maybe it is just life, or the dare to dream bigger than ourselves mentality. But looking at some of the challenges facing other Christians and people […]

Embracing the Storm

Embracing the Storm

The other day I was peering out my window at the menacing boil of clouds on the horizon. They had that greenish hue that adds a bit of worry. All lay still in anticipation of the tumultuous outbreak of havoc. Temperatures higher than norm and humidity that Minnesota sees far less often than our southern […]

Waiting For Sunrise

Waiting For Sunrise

Have you ever watched the sunrise? The beauty of the red and pink hues just before the sun appears above the horizon is enough to drag some people from their beds in the wee hours of the morning. For me, this occasional early rise from bed isn’t the norm. There are those who live for […]

Do You Like Your Name?

Do You Like Your Name?

Just the other day my family was gathered in a circle for a meeting. We often share ups and downs of our day, pray together, sing our family song, have devotionals, and give compliments. Getting to the compliment part of our family meeting I said, “Okay, kids. I’m going to give you a name.” My […]

Ocean Whispers

Ocean Whispers

The wonder of the ocean is something I never seem to lose. How huge it is and yet the Bible says that God holds the oceans in the palm of his hand. How small our problems must seem there too. Even before I ever visited Florida, I knew the sound of the sea from a […]

Shipwrecked With Two Feet On The Ground

Shipwrecked With Two Feet On The Ground

There is nothing like going to the store with your children to add some backbone to your personality. If you don’t believe me, just watch a mom with young kids the next time you go shopping. Requests for every manner of sugar known to mankind, multiple trips to the restroom, and visits to the fish […]

Snap, Flinch, Faith – Is Your Faith A Frown Under The Lens?

Snap, Flinch, Faith – Is Your Faith A Frown Under The Lens?

What mom doesn’t love adorable pictures of her kids on her phone to share with all of her friends? I’m just like the next mom. My kids are the cutest in the world, just like yours. Finding the best pictures to share is part of the adventure, right? Enter stage left my brilliant, humor-loving six-year-old. […]