Category Archives: thoughts by Kathy Cheek

A Lesson on Outward Appearance

In a culture that thrives on how we look and what our status is, how can we be grounded in the truth of what God considers important and of value? I have a perfect example Continue reading

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Unshaken

I think it would be safe to assume we have all experienced a time when our faith became shaky upon being tested with a difficult and uncertain circumstance. We have found ourselves in a place of wondering in frustration what … Continue reading

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At the Feet of Jesus

Imagine…If you had the chance to sit at the feet of Jesus, To look upon His face and deep into His eyes, And listen to every word He had to say. Doesn’t the very thought take your breath away? … Continue reading

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Finding Perfect Peace

“You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.” Isaiah 26:3 Almost everyone I know wants more peace in their lives. Continue reading

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Walking Away and Coming Home Again

What causes a person to close the door on their relationship with the Lord? Lose faith? What makes some Christians – walk away? Continue reading

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Renew Our Strength

There was a time that I endured a season in my life when several uncertain and difficult circumstances were bearing down on me, and I remember feeling the weight of more than I could handle pressing hard on me. I … Continue reading

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The Love of God

Love of God. Romans 8:38-39 “For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”” Continue reading

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Nothing is Too Broken

“The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit. “ Psalm 34:18 Continue reading

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Psalm 23 Reflection

Is there a more beautiful passage in the Bible than the 23rdPsalm? It is definitely in a category all its own and has always been a favorite of mine. The riches of each phrase wrap around my heart like a cool fresh breeze after a long hot afternoon. Continue reading

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His Magnificent Presence

His is a very near presence that we will know, When we draw close to Him. In a conversation with a friend who just recently finished several months of chemo sessions, she talked about the deep and intimate closeness to … Continue reading

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A Walk of the Heart

Walking with the Lord is a walk that takes place in the heart—a heart to follow Him. My journey with the Lord is a walk to seek Him, and this is a walk of the heart I choose to take each brand new day. Continue reading

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In God I Trust

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge him and he shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6 Continue reading

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When Life is Not a Christmas Card

What do we do when life is not a Christmas card? What do we do when life is hard and we don’t know what to do? Continue reading

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Place of Rest

When I try to figure things out all on my own it seems like it becomes more complicated with each angle I attempt to analyze and fix. When I admit it’s not mine to figure out and leave it in God’s hands, a sigh of relief escapes and peace envelops me. Continue reading

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Perplexing Journey

There have been many times my life did not track the way I thought it would. Yet, I learned that when it doesn’t track according to my plan, that doesn’t mean it isn’t tracking according to God’s plan. When I watched my life take twists and turns that did not seem to add up to any expectation of what I perceived to be God’s plan for my life, I wrestled with how to deal with the perplexing turns my life was taking. Continue reading

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