Through one illicit sexual encounter between a stepfather and his stepdaughter in the 1950s, a baby is conceived. In a desperate attempt to keep the encounter and conception a secret, the baby’s mother plans to starve the child in her womb and then kill the baby upon its birth. But what no one knows is that little Lily-Butterfly is determined to stay connected to life.
Lily-Butterfly eventually enters the world in a small village on an island. She is deformed, underdeveloped, and near death. After her mother abandons her, Lily-Butterfly’s grandmother brings her back from death’s door by resculpturing her deformities and nurturing her soul. When Lily-Butterfly is six, her mother returns. In an effort to deal with her secret, she attempts to destroy Lily-Butterfly, mentally, spiritually, and physically. Still, Lily-Butterfly’s strength of spirit and soul keeps her in harmony and balance. As she matures into a woman, Lily-Butterfly embarks on a journey of self-discovery where she demonstrates the beauty of a woman’s power, despite her challenges.
Lily-Butterfly is the moving tale of a woman’s quest for knowledge, compassion, and healing as she overcomes personal obstacles to awaken to her spirit, soul, talents, destiny, and life’s purpose.