live into the fullness

By Rachel Awes on December 30, 2010

a fullness moment captured of our 14 yr. old son’s full living
at an outdoor august wedding reception ~
as the sky filled with
rain & luminous light & rainbow
(& photo complete w/a biffy even! oi vey!)
happy new year.
may it be filled with all of you.

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  1. wanda miller says:

    so BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL. love that thought, wise one! i would also like a jacket just like this, the color the style…
    and the photo of your son…PRICELESS, even with the wee chateau! xo

  2. wanda miller says:

    …and i would like to buy this one for my sister, rachel. didn’t see it in your shop yet, probably too soon?

  3. Mary says:

    arms wide open!!

    love this!

  4. Yael says:

    Sweet fellow, so full of joy!
    Lovely meaningful drawing Rachel! πŸ™‚
    Don’t forget, the party is still going on honey!

  5. Kate says:

    YES! Good thoughts for 2011 πŸ™‚


  6. Eden says:

    Love the message!! Yep, it’s a job alright! The best kind πŸ˜€

  7. Love it, I want to write that phrase down and put somewhere as a daily reminder. Love her little jacket and dress too, that blue color is a fav.
    Wishing you happiness in the new year Rachel! πŸ™‚

  8. nacherluver says:

    what an important statement.

  9. S. Etole says:

    I need to remember that … often.

  10. Baxter's Mom says:

    Oh, I love this…so perfect for my goals for this coming year! And, yes I bought it!!!

  11. Here is to remembering that for ALL of 2011!

  12. Oh I’m taking this thought with me into the New Year for sure. Wishing you and yours a beautiful, Shiny and Happy New Year! Hugs to Rachel.

  13. I’m with Wanda-MUST ADD to your shop! xoxo

  14. Kelly Berkey says:

    We all need to make this our 2011 moto!!
    Happy New Year. Thanks for all the love and inspiration! xo

  15. Carissa says:

    oh how i love his flip flappy arms!!! so adorable. he has learned how to live f u l l from the best of em’!

    the new “working” girl is so precious!!! i am so inspired by her…. she is doing just the job i need to do! πŸ™‚

    blooming hugs,

  16. LauraX says:

    Happy New Year Rachel!!!

  17. Great picture! I love the exuberence of Children – my very favorite thing!

    just stumbled across your blog by way of Jessie’s and I love your ART! Looking forward to following – An early new years present to myself πŸ™‚


  18. Megan Coyle says:

    what wonderful, joyful images πŸ™‚

    I hope you have a Happy New Year!!

  19. aimee says:

    this little lady is a super snappy dresser in all her fullness! happy new year, rachel – i am thrilled to the moon that we finally met this year!

  20. oh yes oh yes oh yes!!!
    Simply true.
    And beautifully expressed.
    Whenever I come around,
    heaviness slides off of my soul
    like snow from a moving car:)
    Thanks for helping me
    lighten up
    and see more clearly.
    Love and smooches
    and shiny new year to you
    …may this next jaunt around the sun
    be your sweetest adventure yet!

  21. ELK says:

    yes this is just a wonderful moment captured in time.. a rainbow . a running boy..a full life !!

    happiest 2011 beginning!!

  22. Tammie says:

    lovely post indeed. yes the fullness of who we are, that is the gift we can give back to life. thank you and happy wonderful magical mystical 2011!

  23. kendalee says:

    Fabulous! Wishing you and yours, a beautiful, exuberant and fully realised 2011!

  24. Happy New Year Rachel!! I hope it’s full of love and light xxx

  25. Nancy says:

    Great message and love the moment you captured with your son…..

    Happy New Year…..

  26. Julia says:

    To fullness!

    Happy 2011, beautiful Rachel. xo

  27. Kolleen says:

    cheers to you my sweet sweet friend!!!

    that photo is THE BEST!!!!!!!!!
    it made me smile so big!!

    thank you…i needed it.


  28. Lori says:

    Oh I love it Rachel. I miss you!

  29. Oh I’m loving all of your new drawings Rachel! I hope your holidays were filled with twinkle twinkles!


  30. Jennifer says:

    I just love how as children we are so free. Unafraid to show our goofy true selves to the world. Where does that go to? Why are we not always like that?

    Happy new year my new friend.


  31. Dee says:

    Great picture of your son…I bet he is a main scource of inspiration for your art. I do wish I could live in the fullness of who I am…maybe this will be the year. πŸ™‚

  32. what a beautiful blog- it’s brimming with goodness! Patsy from

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