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Your Light Shines ~ Love & Loss ~ Kindred #8

Posted by katie berggren on

Walking with my husband and sons yesterday, we were remembering my Grandpa Lee ~ his joy about snacks, his humor, the twinkle in his eye, his kindness, his pleasure found in playing chess. On the walk, I could see his smile glowing in my mind, and still can. His light still shines, as does the […]

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Nothing Matters (yet, everything matters) ~ and a new mini original

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I find myself asking my boys (& myself) a lot, in view of a decision or dilemma: Will this matter in an hour? A day, a week? Ten minutes?   Often the answer is an obvious ‘no’. After months of this, I am beginning to feel that nothing ‘really’ matters… It doesn’t matter if we […]

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Adoration ~ cherishing it all

Posted by katie berggren on

I lay next to my boys at night, watching them sleep in peace & innocence ~ I stroke their sweet skin, their little bodies unencumbered by worries (and clothes). We’ve come so far. When they were 6 months old I wasn’t sure how I’d manage toddlerhood… When they were 2, I couldn’t imagine 4. When […]

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Take A Moment: DeCluttering… and a New Mini Cosleeping Painting

Posted by katie berggren on

Let’s talk clutter… do we realize just *how much* the stuff around us, as innocent as it may seem… can suck away our energy? Not to mention the time of moving, re-shifting, working-around the stuff. If we can just clear ONE space in our home, be it our master bathroom, bedroom, office (even just the […]

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Take A Moment: Baby Is Still Inside & This Week’s Mini Original

Posted by katie berggren on

Coming across past photos and videos of our children can touch us in a longing sort of way. We wish we could go back to those moments, even just for an hour, to hold those babies again. But then, we look into the eyes of our big kiddos, and we realize… those babies are STILL in there! […]

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