Ep. 37 Finding Support in Pursuing Your Purpose with Katrina Berg

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In this episode, we had an amazing conversation with Katrina Berg, a painter who shared with us the many ways she finds support as she pursues her work.

We also talked about why it’s so important for us to use our creative gifts, which you know we always love talking about!

Katrina shared:

  • What the family support system looks like that allows her to pursue her career as an artist

  • How a particular story from her family history has inspired her work

  • How being stuck can lead us to the project we need to create

  • How creativity can be a tool to help us receive revelation, communication, and love from God

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links mentioned in this episode:

Kristin’s Favorite Thing: Courtney Casper’s wide margin lds general conference PDF freebie

Laura’s Favorite Thing: Katrina Berg’s amazing online shop! Filled with incredible high quality products. You’ll find her work on large paintings, mini sized paintings, beautiful skirts with pockets, gorgeous jewelry, ornaments and even wrapping paper. Just go to her website at Katrinaberg.com

You can connect with Katrina Berg on Instagram @katrina.berg

Be sure to check out Katrina’s wonderful website at Katrinaberg.com

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here's a recap of what we talked about with Katrina Berg:

 Here’s Katrina in the French Countryside

Here’s Katrina in the French Countryside

In this episode, Katrina shared with us the many ways she finds (and offers) support and community as she pursues her work as an artist.

 Katrina Berg Painting in the French Countryside

Katrina Berg Painting in the French Countryside

 Two landscapes Katrina Berg painted while in France

Two landscapes Katrina Berg painted while in France

She told the story of an ancestor she is deeply inspired by, and how she finds support and encouragement in a group of artist friends. She shared how her husband and children support her work -- and how she and her husband hope to be an example to their kids of creativity and entrepreneurship. And even when her work is purchased by strangers or collectors, she finds that there is great support to be found when she shares her gifts and contributes beauty and joy in the world through her art.

 Here’s her cute little helpers!

Here’s her cute little helpers!

We asked her if she ever feels alone or stuck in her creative work as a painter and she shared a story of feeling blocked in her work for a time. This lead her to an important project she felt compelled to begin: to paint a representation of the Garden of Eden. Katrina felt that being stuck was an important step of the process of creating something that would come to mean so much to her and take on a life of its own.

 Katrina Berg’s painting of the Garden of Eden titled, “Welcome Children to the Garden”

Katrina Berg’s painting of the Garden of Eden titled, “Welcome Children to the Garden”

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We were all so inspired by the idea that art has a unique ability has to connect us with others and be a conduit for God’s love, inspiration, and revelation.

Sometimes it can feel selfish to take the time for our own creativity but remembering the influence that work can have in someone else’s life can help us remember how imperative it is for us to use our gifts!

 Katrina’s beautiful home studio

Katrina’s beautiful home studio

Big thanks to Katrina Berg for being our guest on The Progress Project!


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