Jane Kennedy

The Surrender Novena

Day 1 Why do you confuse yourselves by worrying?Leave the care of your affairs to meand everything will be peaceful.I say to you in truth that every act of true,blind, complete surrender to meproduces the effect that you desireand resolves all difficult situations....

Combatting the Most Dangerous Lie

One of the most dangerous lies of the enemy is that we’re alone; that we’re the only one feeling a certain way or struggling with a certain hurt.⁣ ⁣   ​ It’s this lie that causes us to withdraw from our sources of joy, from communities that love us, and from...

Sparkle With Self-Forgetfulness

I still so vividly remember Jennifer Fulwiler’s talk at SEEK 2014 in Nashville, and especially the words above. She talked about how easy it is to get wrapped up in what other people think of us, so much so that we can find ourselves distracted from reality because...

Choosing Joy

"Joy is the net of love by which we catch souls." - Mother Teresa ​ Whenever I share The SundayMonday with a new friend, the first question is "Wow, how do you share your faith in the workplace?" Many people tell me that they feel uncomfortable or unsafe about...

Labor Day and the Dignity of Work

Yesterday was Labor Day in the US, a day taken to rest and reflect on the dignity of work and the human worker in our culture. ​ I love thinking about the dignity of work – the goodness of this invitation to partake in God's creative action as members of the...

Delighting in the Still, Small Voice

Last week, I went on a three day silent retreat at a beautiful home on the Long Island Sound. ​ But I almost canceled it (more than once). ​ I almost canceled this retreat, that I scheduled months ago, precisely because I knew that this time of transition was going to...

We’re Back! And You’re More Than What You Do

Wow, it feels SO good to be back in the newsletter game! I've missed you :') ​ A lot has changed over here – I left my job, I'm officially a New Yorker, and I'm starting school in two weeks! All of this change is fun and exciting but man, my prayer life has been...

Big News, Life Changes, and a Quick Break!

Hello, and welcome back to the SundayMonday Tuesday! ​ As you may have gathered from the subject line of this email, there are some big life changes a-brewing over here! In just a few weeks, I will be moving to New York to attend NYU Stern School of Business to pursue...

What Captivates the Heart

On the Fourth of July, I stood out on the National Mall in DC with tens (maybe hundreds?) of thousands of people, watching fireworks light up the sky above the Washington Monument. It was beautiful. It was awe-inspiring. It was simply... captivating. ​ That same day,...

DayQuil Reflections

Hello friends, and happy Tuesday! This week's newsletter is going to be a little shorter than usual because I've been laid out with a nasty cold/cough/sore throat for the past five days (please pray for me!). So I'm just sharing a few of my congested thoughts from...
Choosing Joy

Choosing Joy

"Joy is the net of love by which we catch souls." - Mother Teresa ​ Whenever I share The...

Words Like Honey

Words Like Honey

Words are powerful.   Words can build up and tear down. They have the power to wound and to...

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