Jane Kennedy

Choosing Greatness

The heart of the Christian life is intimacy with Christ on the cross. ​ This past weekend I went on silent retreat, and throughout it all, the words of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI came back again and again: ​ “The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for...

In the Orangery

“Jesus, I surrender myself to you - take care of everything.”⁣ ⁣// The Surrender Novena⁣⁣I come back often to this place, one of my favorites in DC. It the “orangery” of the famous Dumbarton mansion in Georgetown. When it gets cold, the flowers and citrus plants from...

When can I stop discerning and start doing?

"When can I stop discerning and start doing?" Do you ever get stuck in the cycle of discernment, looking for a sign or some roses or a billboard that will tell you which way to go (ps if you want to hear an epic story about that rose⬆️, send me message!)? ⁣⁣⁣⁣If...

Five Things I Wish I Knew When Starting my First Job

Starting a your first post-grad job? Feeling nervous/excited/ready/unsure? I've been there, and I've learned a lot along the way! Here are five things I wish I knew when starting my first job:   1. You're here to learn how to work   In my opinion, our first...

The Joy List

Today I was walking around my neighborhood and came across a house that was fully decked out for Halloween. It was the whole shebang: cobwebs on the fence, skeleton ghost in the tree, and a black cat on the front door. I couldn't help but think - isn't it a little too...

Setting Boundaries at Work

Spoiler alert: the only person who has the ability to set and enforce your boundaries is you.   I remember starting a job where I felt like I needed to be ON 24/7. At first, it was exciting. I was always on call, always needed, always in on the action. But after...

Don’t Be Shark Bait

In 2017, my youngest brother, Cooper, and I went through a SCUBA diving certification course together. We sat through classes and took quizzes. Four days in, we were beyond ready to drop the pencils and get in the water. But even though we passed those tests with...

Get Your Learning On

Today’s #WorkWellWednesday is all about online courses!⁣ ⁣ When I realized that we’d probably be in this for a longer haul, I started to think about how I’d like to spend my summer quarantine weekends and hours saved from commuting into my office. I saw some people...

The Glory and The Garden

The Transfiguration pulled me in this morning (Matthew 17:1-8). As I was reading through the notes, I learned that this was not the only time that Jesus takes Peter, James, and John apart to pray with Him in scripture. He invites them to do so again: in the Garden of...

Feeling Stuck

It's #workwellwednesday, and this week's topic is one I've been messaged about for weeks:⁣ ⁣ Stuck-ness.⁣ ⁣ We're going on month four of Quarantine, with virtually no end in sight. For months, we've worked away in our homes, sitting on Zoom meetings and trying to...
Choosing Greatness

Choosing Greatness

The heart of the Christian life is intimacy with Christ on the cross. ​ This past weekend I went...

In the Orangery

In the Orangery

“Jesus, I surrender myself to you - take care of everything.”⁣ ⁣// The Surrender Novena⁣⁣I come...

The Joy List

The Joy List

Today I was walking around my neighborhood and came across a house that was fully decked out for...

Get Your Learning On

Get Your Learning On

Today’s #WorkWellWednesday is all about online courses!⁣ ⁣ When I realized that we’d probably be...

Feeling Stuck

Feeling Stuck

It's #workwellwednesday, and this week's topic is one I've been messaged about for weeks:⁣ ⁣...

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