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.

New Beginnings

Part of me hates making New Year’s Resolutions. There’s so much pressure to get it right this time and not to mess up. How many have you broken this year so far? I made mine very open-ended this year, which … Continue reading

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A Prayer for September 11th

God of Heaven, We bring to You today our sorrow and grief for the tragedy that took place 13 years ago on September 11th, 2001. We continue to grieve for the families that lost loved ones on that terrible day, … Continue reading

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Praying and Fasting for September 11th

It is 13 years this week since the illusion that Americans were safe from terrorism was shattered by the attacks on September 11, 2001. With new threats looming and conflicts in the Middle East continuing, I frequently think about (and … Continue reading

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Where Have I Been?

Do you get curious about bloggers you read? What their “real lives” are like? Why they haven’t posted anything for 27 days? Maybe you don’t. Maybe you just want to read the content and don’t care about the bloggers’ personal … Continue reading

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Confession–More Than Good For the Soul

Sometime last night, my e-book, 7 Days to a Closer Relationship With God, became available for sale on Amazon. Here is a link to it if you are interested:* 7 Days to a Closer Relationship With God It took me … Continue reading

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Going Organic

Right now you’re saying to yourself . . . what? I thought this blog was about getting closer to God and taking your faith to the next level, not about eating healthy! Before you start to worry that I’m shifting … Continue reading

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Praying Together

What a week this has been! My daughter was at drama (day) camp, which she loves, and that gave me the first good chunk of time for writing that I have had since school ended 4 weeks ago. I am … Continue reading

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Appreciating Freedom

It’s July 4th, and before I go eat lots of food and watch fireworks, I’m taking a little time to think about the reason we celebrate July 4th. Independence Day. Because some men decided 238 years ago that British control … Continue reading

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Smile, God Loves You

The adult women’s Sunday School class I teach is doing a session on prayer. And I tell you that it is a session on prayer rather than a study on prayer because we decided to just do a short devotion … Continue reading

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Faith That Permeates

I was reflecting today on the fact that my faith, my love for God and His for me, permeates everything in my life. There’s a popular church song for kids that goes like this: “Deep and wide, deep and wide; There’s … Continue reading

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