A Spoonful of Hope

The writer’s journey can be filled with rejection and discouragement. If all we see is the rejection or the negative parts of the journey, joy will be absent from our lives.

If you have ever seen Mary Poppins you’ve heard the song, “Just a Spoonful of Sugar” and her advice for helping swallow medicine. We could learn a bit from Mary Poppins.

A spoonful of hope helps to work past the discouragement and rejection. We must trust that God will fill us with hope and help us to continue to dream.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him,                                                                                                       so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13(NIV)

What do you do to help you continue to have hope?


About Michelle Lim

Author Michelle Lim is the Brainstorming/Huddle Coach with My Book Therapy Press and the Midwest Zone Director for American Christian Fiction Writers. Michelle’s romantic suspense is represented by Karen Solem of Spencillhill Associates and has gained contest recognition in the Frasier, the Genesis, and the Phoenix Rattler, winning the Genesis in 2015 for her genre. Michelle writes devotionals for The Christian Pulse Online Magazine and Putting On The New. Since her nonfiction book release, Idea Sparking: How To Brainstorm Conflict In Your Novel, through public speaking and online chats Michelle helps writers discover the revolutionary power of brainstorming to bring new life to their stories.

One thought on “A Spoonful of Hope

  1. Alena T. says:

    Hi Michelle,
    I try very hard to speak The Word, sing (not that I have a choir voice) and remember the promises of God. I always try to remind myself not to go by emotions brought on by whatever circumstgance I’m facing (tough to do! but I try).

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