By Rachel Awes on May 21, 2012

made as a lil’ gift. also available as prints in my shop w/love (

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  1. Diane says:

    Love it, because it makes me smile this morning!

  2. Lisa says:

    Oh, I love it, she is leaping now on such a treasure trail!

  3. oh, that bright path
    looks like the ribbon on a pressie,
    her life a gift
    in the unwrapping:)
    thanks for inspiring us all
    to unwrap with open hearted joy,

  4. Mary says:

    yes, and isn’t it in the asking…in the seeing most of the times…

    and of course love that they are rainbow in color!!

    is that a new addition to you signature on the bottom, so sweet!!

  5. absolutely adore this…so makes me smile and fill up with joy πŸ™‚ thank you for sharing your gorgeous work! enjoy a lovely week!


  6. Tammie Lee says:

    quite beautiful!

  7. Kolleen says:

    joy filled to the brim!!!

    and then some!

    hugs and dances all around

  8. Sue Awes says:

    Rach – this may be my favorite – except of course, the Eiffel!! love, Mom

  9. lovely and luscious… as always. love, love, love to you today.

  10. christy says:

    oh this speaks to me
    i open my eyes
    and my feet seek
    these joyful rainbow paths

  11. Isabel says:

    love Love this one and the colors and words!!!!:O)

  12. Julia says:

    Ah, a painted path–full of color & joy and gorgeousness.

    You are precious, Rachel.

  13. leonie wise says:

    i find this to be so very true.

    beautiful work, as always

  14. Dee says:

    Only a beautiful mind could come up with this…..

  15. AWWW! This reminds me of a few days ago when my daughter pulled out the old Candyland board and we played a few games together. So happy!!!

    Happy Monday to you, dear Rachel. πŸ™‚

  16. wanda miller says:

    my heart is beating fast as i watch her leap! so love this rachel! xo

  17. Kim Mailhot says:

    Love this joy !!!

    Have a great week, Beautiful !

  18. Dee says:

    You give good gifts πŸ™‚

  19. elizabeth says:

    a path of joy indeed.

  20. I love that this one starts with “because she asked…” sometimes I really need to remember that things can be that simple. Love your pieces, they inspire me each and every time. xo

  21. annamaria says:

    Love it!
    Thank you for the kind words at my blog:))

  22. Piarom says:

    your ideas are always a joy to look at! and yes we only have to aks for πŸ˜‰

  23. Clare says:

    Yes indeed – sometimes all we need do is ask – what a sweet way to remind us.

  24. wanda miller says:

    thank you rachel, i should have added in my comment..JOY is my favorite word! xo

  25. Sometimes all one has to do is ask. We forget that sometimes. Thanks for the reminder! Love the image!

  26. Relyn says:

    Lucky friend. I know that she must consider you one of the paths of joy that found her.

  27. Megan Coyle says:

    lovely. this illustration is filled with so much joy πŸ™‚

  28. All that you create is full of love and joy! The smile on my face will last all day long after seeing this.

  29. OOOh my goodness I am just smiling from ear to ear. How awesome!!! Love you Rachel!

  30. Jess says:

    Gorgeous, wonderful, what can I say? I love how lively your illustrations are, so full of joy and love. πŸ™‚
    Jess xx

  31. Ces Adorio says:

    Like a magic carpet ride and knowing your destination!

  32. lori vliegen says:

    there’s always a colorful little path of joy that leads me straight to your delightful blog!! happy week, sweet art girl! xoxo

  33. i feel like running after her!! beautiful illustration πŸ™‚

  34. Relyn says:

    I do so love the way your art reflects your bountiful heart.

  35. Eden says:

    Rachel, I just love stopping by, because you just get it! It’s so nice to see such inspirational and good messages in your art! Thank You and please keep it up….we need it out here….haha

  36. I can’t help myself looking at you post smiling again. You really make me inspired. Your posts are the best!

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