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Always remember . . .

 

I’m so glad I participate in Friday’s Blessing list!  It’s a time to remember the good, small and big, and to say thank you to the Lord, the Giver of all good gifts. I find the more I look for the gifts in my life, the more I find.  Isn’t that always the way? It’s a wonderful exercise for the soul.  And I love that I keep a record of it here on my blog –  because I have a tendency to forget these moments that make my heart so happy. . .

1. Freshly-bathed, pajama-clad children ready to be tucked, all snug and cozy, into bed.

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Josie and Isaiah

And  baby brother patiently waiting til bath-time is over – his chubby little legs waving in the air.

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Sweet Pete

2. A little boy’s love for all things with wheels

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Oscar driving

And his beautiful mama, patiently waiting for his little twin sibs.

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3.  Sons pouring their hearts out doing what they love.

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A fabulous show!

4.  And Little Miss Brave across the ocean. Only two years old!

(Hear the little “whoahs!” and “Oks” – and the cheery little “Bye!” at the end 🙂 )

5. A wonderful women’s retreat – quiet and peaceful – with delicious food served by a few of the husbands. A treat!

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The retreat house

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A retreat with time to kayak – win win! 🙂

6. Bonus ~ The Island’s October-glory unfurling.

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Thanks so much for joining me this week!

And a very Happy Thanksgiving weekend to all my Canadian friends!

with love,

PS – Joining with Susanne for Friday’s Favourite Five. Wow Susanne – the 400th FFF!!!  Congratulations!! and thanks!! ❤

 

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24 thoughts on “Always remember . . .

  1. Kathie, your photos are beautiful and I love the ones of your sweet grandkids. Twins on the way? How exciting! I enjoy your blessings posts and we have so very much to be thankful for. I wish you a blessed week ahead. Pam

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  2. Your photos are always a feast for my eyes! So much beauty surrounds you.
    I love the video of Little Miss Brave! She reminds me of my PAL who is about the same age.
    And Happy Thanksgiving to you (last weekend). I was gone all day on Saturday and Sunday so I am very late visiting for FFF.

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  3. I loved watching your gramddaughter climb the robe bridge! soo cute!! and of course I always enjoy pics of your islamd, the other grands, and your kayak trios. how awesome to have a womens retreat that left time for a quiet paddle. I love autumn!! Happy Thanksgiving to you all up there!!

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  4. What sweet faves! Your area is always so gorgeous this time of year (well, most times of year. 🙂 )I always loved that fresh from bath time smell and cuddliness with kids. What a lovely place for a retreat!

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  5. Ellen says:

    Happy Thanksgiving Weekend to you and yours Kathie. Oh wow that little one really is brave. Such a cute video. You really are filling up the family tree with so many blessings. Wonderful photos.

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