Cheryl Zelenka

A Godly Perspective

A person’s perspective is an attitude and viewpoint. It can be positive or negative. A positive perspective sees the good in even the most painful and darkest of circumstances. A negative perspective will eventually lead to a hard heart, a… Read More ›

Submission Is Love

In this day and time, the word submission is often held in a negative light. It is confused with control and servility, a slavish submission to others ruling over us. But, when viewed with a spiritual perspective, submission is an… Read More ›

Distractions

Everyday life is filled with distractions. Daily goals are met with enticements and diversions that hinder or impede their achievement. Then, while slipping into bed, we review our day and roll our eyes over the many different directions our rabbit… Read More ›

Facing GIANT Fears

Giants were actual biblical figures (Gen. 6:4, Num. 13:33), which intimidated and triggered fear in man. If used as an analogy, giants are obstacles and fears that hinder God’s direction in our life. New career paths, a step into ministry,… Read More ›

All Are Called To Pray

“Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face evermore!”   1 Chronicles 16:11 (NKJV) Spiritual work is HARD work. Prayer is often arduous. It requires time, concentrated focus, and humility. Prayer is more than mere meditation. Rather, it is the means by… Read More ›

What Should I Do?

To know God’s will, in any given circumstance, requires patience. Waiting for Him to speak and direct our path entails self-control and faith. But with patience we are made complete to the point of not lacking anything. What a promise!… Read More ›

Don't Worry!

“Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than… Read More ›

Yearning For God

*Be sure to visit my FB page at https://www.facebook.com/cherylzelenkaauthor “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?” Psalm 42:1-2 (NIV) “At night my… Read More ›

The Names Of God

In our twentieth century Western culture, personal names are little more than labels used to distinguish one person from the next. On the other hand, God has many names with many different and wonderful meanings. They define His character, explain… Read More ›

The Sin Of Pride

“The greatest characteristic of a saint is humility.” ~ Oswald Chambers What is the first RECORDED sin mentioned in the Bible? Many of us might think of Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden. Yes, original sin did take… Read More ›

Do You Trust God To Lead?

God has a distinct plan and purpose for each one of us. He knit into every person the gifts, attributes, weaknesses, and strengths necessary to accomplish His perfect will. While He fashioned us into unique individuals, we were given much… Read More ›

Where Lies YOUR Confidence?

Much has been said about the importance of cultivating a positive self-image. Many say self-confidence arises from our ability to self-love. Some even claim that it is necessary to love OURSELVES first, before any possibility of giving or accepting love… Read More ›