So as I was working on this large piece tonight my daughter approached me and said, “So Mom, what’s her story?” I paused, thought about it and then proceeded to tell her I was inspired to paint her after meeting a woman last Friday who works with women of domestic violence. She told me about some of the struggles and how she’d like to use art as a way to help them heal. So this woman before you is a Goddess. She represents these beautiful women who are forced to be strong. She is a Goddess of Earth, A woman of the world who must see the beauty within herself and know she is worth it.