The statement is "God sometimes say, "No!".
The title is a play on words.
Steal is used here not to say God stole my baby because my baby was always His.
Steal was used, upon his silent birth, because part of my heart was stolen.
The woman is nude to signify her vulnerability.
The woman's hands show tension to bring attention to her fight to keep her son with her.
Notice her finger nail slightly scratches the arm of God.
God's hands are gently enveloping the baby to lift him up. The softness is exhibited with his lightly luminous arms. The baby grasp God's hand to show he is comforted by His presence.
oil 24"x36" on stretched canvas
This piece won two first place positions in a local competition with over 200 entries.
In Memory of Dawson born silently November 11, 1998
That piece of my heart will forever be missing.