Here’s a painting I did about a year ago based on the myth of Cupid and Psyche. The background is close-up bird feathers (if I recall, it was a kingfisher) and the foreground are two lovely friends of mine who posed for me as Cupid and Psyche. 38 more words
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A rare and beautiful book by a master of Christian fiction.
C. S. Lewis wrote lots of Christian fiction: not just the Narnia books. There’s the science fiction series: Out of the Silent Planet, Voyage to Venus, That Hideous Strength; the allegories: The Pilgrim’s Regress, The Great Divorce and, of course, The Screwtape Letters. 309 more words
Venus, the Roman deity that embodies love and sexuality, calls upon her winged son Cupid to say: “My dear son, punish that contumacious beauty; give your mother a revenge as sweet as her injuries are great; infuse into the bosom of that haughty girl a passion for some mean, unworthy being, so that she may reap a mortification as great as her present exultation and triumph.” The question is, who is this mortal beauty who has injured the pride of the goddess of love herself? 1,957 more words