Your Awesome, Innate Power.

“Women are powerful, and I see them stifle this every. single. day….  Life is short. Rise up and step back into your awesome, innate power. You are compassion and creative force and divine life itself. You are a Goddess.”  -Victoria Erickson

Another Way a Woman is Stronger Than You Know

It’s called Diastasis Recti, and I found out today it’s a separation of the abdominal muscles. It’s what happens when a woman’s abdominal muscles have to move so far apart to allow for pregnancy that her other internal organs are barely hanging on by a thread. Read more HERE.

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And it makes her even more beautiful, powerful, and life-giving.

Dunes of Sand

“In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.”
― Rachel Carson
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The gentle curve of the breast and hip combined with the fabric seemed to remind me very much of rolling sand dunes.

The Mood of the Images

I always try to see what kind of mood I can get the images to portray, and sometimes it happens by accident. This time I got two.

This one seems to have a big of angst in it, as if she’s trying to tear away what’s holding her back.

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And this one is just full of peace…

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Scarred, Stretched, and Jiggling

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The model’s own words, “You’d be hard pressed to find even an inch of my body that isn’t scarred, stretched, or jiggling. But I AM BEAUTIFUL and no one can convince me otherwise. My body is all mine and it’s been through the wringer and now it’s more a work of art than its ever been.”