Beguiled by Beauty

Sumi ink on archival paper, 7.5" 10.5"

Adam and Eve saw that the tree was special. Its fruit looked delicious and smelled delightful. A serpent, one of God’s most beautiful creatures,

approached Eve. It was charming and confident, saying “Eat and acquire knowledge.”  And, they did — to our regret.

“Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked…” Genesis 3:7

Serpent by Stephen Hall