Becoming Free

In a lucid dream I experienced being completely relaxed. This was not an ordinary state of relaxation, but one of embodied bliss. I lay in my bed knowing myself as a perfect union of spirit and flesh. It was the immense truth beneath the common fractured appearance of reality.

I did not think that I could depict such a moment, but my urge to express the perfection of our essential state was irrepressible. As I painted, I especially enjoyed portraying her naked body as neither thin nor young.

She simply is as is.

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