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Rachel Blacker – Author Talk – Stories behind the storyteller

Wednesday November 22, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia

Please join us in welcoming author Rachel Blacker back for another chat with our Leanne on Wednesday 22nd November at 5.30pm.

Rachel Blacker is a spiritual teacher and author born in Western Sydney, Australia. Rachel describes her upbringing as ‘tumultuous’ and ‘a smorgasbord of emotions’. Motivated by her challenging childhood, she went on to complete a science degree. During this time, a move to the mountains ignited her passion for the natural environment. When Rachel began working for a large company in her field of expertise, she came to realise that she was not feeling joy in her life and that something had to change.

She decided to embrace her meditation and yoga practice and make changes in her life that were more in alignment with her true values. She sought employment that enabled her to spend more time connecting with nature and the outdoors. Her time spent in the mountains helped to hasten her spiritual awakening and she found comfort in the warm embrace of Mother Nature.

The untimely death of her mother further cemented Rachel’s decision to seek meaning beyond the daily grind of full-time work and prompted a move to the coast. Rachel had always felt a pull towards the ocean and in 2011, she moved to the scenic north coast of New South Wales and took up sur!ng. She hasn’t looked back. For Rachel, spending time in nature and in the ocean has been key to her spiritual wellbeing. During her time on the coast, she met her soul mate, Charlie. Together, they have embraced their ideal life, following their intuition at every step. They have spent the last six years travelling together in their beautiful self-built camper van between Charlie’s hometown in South Australia and Rachel’s adopted home in Northern New South Wales.

Rachel has continued to work on her passions and has completed training in meditation, neuro-linguistic programming, hypnosis and life coaching. Rachel and Charlie continue to work together on their projects, which they hope will improve spiritual wellbeing and appreciation of nature in Western society.

THEY CAME TO WAKE ME

Never in her wildest dreams did Rachel imagine she would share these, her most profound spiritual experiences, with the world. One morning, she woke up and just ‘knew’ she had to write this book.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting tales of this ethereal autobiography, as Rachel recounts some weird and wonderful experiences she’s had on her journey of spiritual awakening.

Does the human soul follow a lineage of birth and rebirth? Do our loved ones reach out from the beyond? Could alien life make contact with earthlings? Do trees speak? Can we enter alternate dimensions? These are just some of the beguiling questions explored in They Came to Wake Me.

These insightful accounts offer tantalising tales of mysterious encounters and extrapolate powerful lessons for living a magical life, in this eternal moment, here and now. One key message echoes throughout; when we enter the present moment deeply, life on earth is indeed imbued with magic and wonder.

If you long for greater meaning in life and deeper spiritual connection, They Came to Wake Me provides a nurturing sense of coming ‘home,’ a return to the self and the oneness.

Open your mind to new possibilities and your heart to greater heights of appreciation of the wondrous world in which we live.

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