Mother ~ Daughter · Spiritual Journey

Adulting: 10 Things My Daughter Has Learned in DC in 10 Days

10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN DC IN 10 DAYS SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 | JESSICA GEHR  Today marks my tenth day in Washington DC on my semester-long journey. I’m interning at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) as a communications intern in the State Fiscal Project. CBPP is an organization that pursues federal and… Continue reading Adulting: 10 Things My Daughter Has Learned in DC in 10 Days

Mother ~ Daughter · SoulCollage · Spiritual Journey

Jessica Becoming

“Human beings are not born once and for all the day their mothers give birth to them, but life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.” ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez “I know that I’m not the person that I will be…I am still becoming. I see this in my work, my marriage, my… Continue reading Jessica Becoming

Creativity · Mother ~ Daughter · Nature · SoulCollage

From Fingerpaints to SoulCollage®: My Creative Kid and her College Project

I was absolutely tickled when my daughter, Jessica, asked me to help her with an Environmental Politics project. Not only would it focus on SoulCollage®, one of my passions, but she had requested special permission to use a different research idea than those suggested by her professor. I find that kind of creative thinking pretty cool. But, then,… Continue reading From Fingerpaints to SoulCollage®: My Creative Kid and her College Project

Mother ~ Daughter · Nature · SoulCollage

In God’s world every day is Earth Day.

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools. ~John Muir Celebrate the 45th annual Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, by combining your love of nature and creativity in a project called “Soul Collage® and the Environment”. Create a collage… Continue reading In God’s world every day is Earth Day.

Books · Contemplative Prayer · Mother ~ Daughter · Spiritual Journey

The Right Book at the Right Time: A Divine Encounter

“Because for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth, what a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you.”—Annie Lamott I believe the right book comes along at just… Continue reading The Right Book at the Right Time: A Divine Encounter