In this Episode Jen Share’s guest speaker Karen Kenney. She’s a certified Spiritual Mentor, Writer, Storyteller and Speaker. She has been a student and guide of A course in Miracles* for 26 years and a longtime student of Passage Meditation. Her personal Mentor is Marianne Williamson. She is also a Gateless Writing Teacher and has been a yoga teach since 2001.
She brings a real and raw authentic vibe with humor, and a wicked fun New England accent. KK grew up in Lawrence & Boston, MA and is known for her sense of humor and down to earth approach to spirituality. Her signature mentoring programs “Your Story to your Glory” and “Fearless Flow” to help people let go of their old stories of suffering and victimization, so they can write a new kick-ass story from a place of inner power, forgiveness, freedom, and Spirit. She is a sought-after expert and Spiritual Thought Leader for Live Events, Podcasts, Coaching Programs and Shows. Karen speaks on stages across the country and leads Transformational Retreats in the New England area and at the Omega Institute in NY. KK is also the host of “The Karen Kenney Show” Podcast and currently working on her memoir.
Enjoy the show!
[00:30] About Karen and her authentic and down to earth approach to spirituality
[12:02] Karen’s personal story of loss
[13:10] The survivor strategies and beliefs that we create around our story
[21:24] It’s time to rewrite stories of redemption and salvation in service to the Divine and heal
[23:00] Our stories are different but all suffering is suffering
[29:50] Are your thoughts, words, and actions in alignment with what you value?
[32:30] Tips to recognize when the story is telling us and keeping us a victim and how to rewrite the story
[36:57] The 4 step process for healing around your story
[40:25] Spiritual Mentors and the heartbeat of Karen’s work
[43:00] The 5 D’s: Daily, Dedication, Determination, Discipline, Devotion
[50:00] Opening up to Grace is when the healing begins
[58:00] Fall in love with your inner guru
[1:00:50] Your Spiritual Practice is your Whole Life
[1:50] “My mission is to Educate, Elevate or Entertain”
[4:40] “Have me go where you would have me go, have me say what you would have me say”.
[9:15] “It doesn’t matter where your trauma, bullshit, story, sickness, depression is or where you got it… its yours now, so what are we going to do about it?”
[10:50] “We are the author’s of our own story”
[17:15] “I want to move through the world with nothing to attack, defend or prove”
[17:55] “If you are not consistently peaceful and happy, we have a problem.”
[18:20] “GPS “God’s pretty smart”
[20:22] “Love does not happen in a contracted state”
[22:17] “Growing old is a privilege that is not extended to everyone, so I don’t want to waste my time in stories that keep me pressed, small, stuck, scared, separate and sick”
[24:07] “People are either showing love, extending love, or crying out for love, and the only sane response is love” A course in Miracles
[25:55] “We are chasing the experience of God, or the Remembrance of God’s love”
[33:20] “We cannot always change what happens in the world, but we can change what we think about it”
[39:06] “Today I will not be making decisions by myself.. by the ego, because that will be a shit show”
[43:20] ” An undisciplined mind accomplishes nothing”
[48:06] “My mothers murder was a gift to me because in her physical absence, it created such a perceived gapping hole, and created a lot of room for God to come in”
[51:26] “If you find yourself unhappy or not at peace, ask yourself “Who am I not forgiving”
[56:46] “It’s not difficult, its different, It’s simple but it doesn’t mean its easy and this is where you get help”
[1:03:01 ] The world needs help and God sent You
[1:05:33] Where to find Karen Kenney
FB Personal: https://www.facebook.com/karenkenney.writer
FB Business: https://www.facebook.com/karenkenneylive/
Linked In: *https://www.linkedin.com/in/karenkenneylive/
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