Make It Like Our Birthday Everyday

The SundayMonday is ONE! ​ On June 1, 2020, the doors to The SundayMonday opened, and this crazy journey began. To say that this past year has been one of the most wild, fun, and unexpected years of my life is an understatement. Because of you all and this site, I've...

Dear Graduating Jane…

It's Grad Week here at The SundayMonday! Every day, we'll be sharing content that celebrates, encourages, and empowers our newest worker gals as they take the next step into the world. Be sure you're following along over on Instagram, where our lovely resident...

Stepping Out into the Waves

Let nothing disturb you;Let nothing frighten you,All things pass away.God never changes. Since September, I’ve been in a season of transformation and transition.  I decided to apply to a nursing school program I’d had my eyes on for a while, took online courses for...

God’s Will or My Own?

  Never give up. We hear this phrase all the time. Quitting is associated with failure. Weakness. Settling.    But what if the dream you’re trying to achieve isn’t God’s will?    -----   As I raced through the hallways of St. Mary’s College of...

The Weight of the World

I still remember the smell of stale chalk on my hands. I recall the feel of dried sweat on my forehead and the ache in my stomach as I began my gymnastics routine. My heart raced as the eyes of my friends and family rested upon me. Before saluting the judges, I always...

The Feminine Genius (Or why I watched Little Women 17 times in 2020)

I really, really like the movie Little Women (referring in this instance to Greta Gerwig’s 2019 masterpiece). I saw it for the first time last Christmas. At the insistence of countless friends, my mom and I finally caved in and headed to the theater. For the next two...

Finding Peace with Food this Holiday Season

  Yesterday was Thanksgiving. I enjoyed the day with my family – whipping up apple crumble, sautéing green beans and enjoying a meal with all six of us around the table. This morning, I woke up and tried to figure out why it was such a good day. Then, it hit me....

Wayward Buddies: What the graduate school application process taught me about God, discernment, and competition

As fall rapidly approaches and I settle in to begin my first year in my graduate program, I find myself thinking back to this time last year. I was refining my CV, fastidiously researching programs, attending virtual informational sessions, soaking in advice from...

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...

Into the Unknown

Ever since I was young, I have felt pressure to be successful and work in a practical and lucrative industry.  I am an immigrant - and the daughter of an immigrant - so the expectation for me  to succeed and honor the sacrifices that my parents made to come to the...
Into the Unknown

Into the Unknown

Ever since I was young, I have felt pressure to be successful and work in a practical and...

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