an introduction

By Rachel Awes on October 8, 2012

“all i did was listen” introduction
(please click on the pictures to enlarge)
offering this book to you
with all that i have.

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  1. beautiful beautiful! what a vessel you are, thank you for the invitation to listen

  2. Oh you move us every time Rachel. Thanks so much for sharing these awesome pages. I know what my sister is going to be getting for holidays this year! Awesomeness from Rachel!!! Beautiful work. Hugs and much love too.

  3. DogsMom says:

    Rachel, that is beautiful.
    Being a wonderful listener is a gift, and to help others hear what their own words are saying is treasure!

  4. looks so beautiful! HUGE congratulations!


  5. Lisa says:

    Beautiful introduction, Rachel–the words, the sentiment, the color, the flowers, the
    “g(listening)”…everything about it. Looking forward to reading your book! It’s on my wish list.

    All the best, as you continue to march fourth ; ) and light the way for others.

  6. Susie says:

    Thank you Rachel for having the insight and the ‘golden’ spirit that lives in your heart and soul, from really listening and gleaning all of this from the many whose lives you’ve touched and now share in your beautiful book.

  7. sandi tygar says:

    I am covered in chills.

  8. Now I really want this book. If the introduction made me teary, I can’t imagine what the rest of it will do. So happy you’re offering this!
    Catherine Denton

  9. Siggadisart says:

    Cant wait to get mine.. Looks so nice, love the way you decorate..

  10. Tammie Lee says:

    i enjoyed reading these six pages, very much. i can only imagine this book will be entirely beautiful on so many levels. wishing you success and treasures.

  11. You have a beautiful and amazing gift, helping people to see their value and beauty and to ease their loneliness. How wonderful that you can collect these nuggets of wisdom and offer them to us in your beautiful art. Can’t wait to read it all!

    Sending you enough love to fill the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.

  12. Jess says:

    You are the most wonderful listener to the people who come for help. What a lovely thing to tell them, how positive and strong they must feel after talking to you. You’re a very special person Rachel and I can’t wait to se your book!
    Jess xx

  13. crying tears of joy
    and thanks
    for the gift that you’ve
    given birth to
    …for the gift that you are:)
    (big happy tears)
    thank you dearest rachel,

  14. aimee says:

    i cannot wait to have one in my hands, and to send the others to four very special people. xo

  15. Kim Mailhot says:

    Your beautiful heart shines through in this introduction, Rachel. I am so excited to receive your offerings !

  16. Relyn Lawson says:

    OH!!! OH!!! I am excited and delighted and giddy. YAY, you!! I am eager to order this, and pay day is on Friday. Any chance I’ll be able to get a signed copy? Autographed just to me from lovely, wonderful you?

  17. rachel awes says:

    thank you dear relyn!
    of course i’ll sign 🙂
    so sweet of you to ask!
    please remind me to do so in your order!!
    LOVE!! rachel

  18. So excited for you! Congrats!!

  19. pauline says:

    Rachel, this looks AWE. SOME. !!! Cannot wait to get this. It eases my heart just to know you are here in this world – easing other hearts. xox

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