Author Archives: Jen Krausz

Jen Krausz

About Jen Krausz

Child of God, wife, mother, teacher, writer. So many roles, so little time! Due to God's insistent nudging, writing has become more than just the last role on the list, but something to which time and energy are intentionally committed. Jen writes about life experiences and how they continually point her back to her loving God.

Remembering Memorial Day

Memorial Day is for those who have died serving our country, defending us from those who would want to hurt us. I know we get it mixed up with just honoring the military (which is always good to do anyway) … Continue reading

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Are You on a Mission?

I was listening to a song on Sunday morning before church, and it somehow (I’m still not quite sure how) impressed upon me something that had been escaping me for a while now. You can listen to the song below, … Continue reading

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The Problem With Rules

A lot of people think that religion and faith are based on rules. If you do all the right things, you are living out your faith and following your religion, right? And when you mess up, then you have somehow … Continue reading

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Are We a Christian Nation?

President’s day is being celebrated today. I know some of my Christian friends like to say that we are not a Christian nation, while others claim that our country was founded on Christianity. I think that both of these viewpoints … Continue reading

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Does Ash Wednesday Mean Anything to You?

Today is the first day of Lent, which some call Ash Wednesday. If you grew up as I did, in a Lutheran church, you may have experienced going to church on Ash Wednesday and getting ashes applied to your forehead … Continue reading

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Attitude is Everything

My son starts football doubles today—practice all morning, moms feed them lunch at the school, then practice all afternoon. Last night he appeared at the bottom of the stairs as he often does when he wants to ask me something. … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer

Guest Post by Kathleen Wills This is my first guest post for this blog. Kathleen is a dear friend of many years who attends church with me. From what I have seen, she is having a time of intense study … Continue reading

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Devotion

Music has been my Lenten devotions this year. Yes, it is Lent, but you wouldn’t really know it by looking at my life (other than going to Lenten services on Wednesdays rather than prayer meetings). When I have a moment … Continue reading

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4 Ways I Put God Last This Week (How Many of These Can You Relate To?)

photo credit: Flickr Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. –Matthew 6:33 (NLT) It’s smack dab in the middle of winter, and where I live, we are experiencing … Continue reading

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When You Have Nothing to Say to God

  photo credit: Flickr I have had a vicious case of “blogger’s block” for over a week now. I fully intended to post a new musing last week, but no topics presented themselves. Instead, I did a few small sewing … Continue reading

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