prayer wall

By Rachel Awes on July 26, 2010

i’ve found myself fascinated by prayer walls across the world. i’ve never seen one in person/only read of them & seen images of these precious & plentiful papers tucked collectively into the heart of a wall. i now add mine to our blog wall. feel free to tuck yours in too if you so wish.
(etsy added w/love) xo

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  1. I really love this image, how beautiful and meaningful in such a whimsical way. Very nice!

  2. ELK says:

    a sight to behold always .. I gasped when i saw this !

    if you look closely in the dancing shot in my post today you will see prayers covering the wooden piece.

  3. S. Etole says:

    leaving a prayer tucked there …

  4. Faiza says:

    adding a prayer for you and your family and a beautiful week ahead.

  5. Thank you, Rachel, we could all use a prayer.

  6. Dee says:

    Your sweet. I am tucking my prayer on your wall. It is for you….to continue to be blessed with joy and creativity.

  7. chrissy says:

    oh rachel…i had the most wonderful opportunity to see blessed prayers tucked lovingly and hopefully and faithfully into the cracks of the wailing wall in was awe inspiring…one of those “take your breath away” moments. thank you so much for bringing this to the surface of my memory. i haven.t thought of this for years.
    i LOVE how you inspire me.
    prayers added to you wonderful wall my dear.
    thank you.

  8. Barbara says:

    Rachel!! I needed this today! Glad the Lord prompted me to look your way this morning! I will join you in praying for all to feel loved!

  9. Oh, I love this one! It’s a beautiful beautiful wall~ how gorgeous!

  10. Eden says:

    This is so cool! The drawing and the idea!

  11. That’s a lovely thought. I really like the colors you use. It was such a pleasure to meet you on Saturday. You made me smile. And I needed that.

  12. wanda miller says:

    prayers are POWERFUL, count me in…this is just a priceless painting!!!
    our kids at the school i work at put their family names, with some little ribbon or such, like grandma, or their dog that died on our chain link gate…whenever i go to unlock and lock it at night, it reminds me to PRAYER! xo

  13. ~Valentina~ says:

    *BEAUTIFUL*, yes prayers are SUPER powerful. Love it 🙂

  14. i LOVE this idea! you’ve so inspired me to do some sort of layering of prayers in my next painting! thank you! just beautiful!


  15. sherilee says:

    You’ve inspired me to start an actual prayer wall in my office. Maybe a prayer bulletin board? Thank you! Beautiful visual as always. xo

  16. eva diva says:

    This is absolutely meaningful, such a wonderful idea!A wall like this will prompt me to be more prayerful and surrender when things are going tough!

    Thanks for leaving an encouraging comment in my blog, it motivates me even more!Very sweet of you

  17. Kim Mailhot says:

    Love this and thank you for the reminder about these beautiful pieces of living art.
    Happy Tuesday !

  18. Another favorite, it’s beautiful Rachel!

  19. lori vliegen says:

    do you have any idea how precious you are?! and your artwork is just as precious, too…..because it’s coming straight from your sweet heart!
    xox, :))

  20. Whosyergurl says:

    I will tuck in a prayer for Jen, whose blog I read, I just read that she lost her mother. So sad. {The Cottage Nest}
    Did you see Secret Life of Bees? The little gal who had her own wall where she tucked in everything that bothered her.
    You have to turn it all over, somewhere.
    love, Cheryl

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