Cupio dissolvi is a Latin locution used in the Vulgate translation of the Paul's epistle to Philippians 1:23-4. The phrase, literally meaning "I wish to be dissolved", expresses the Christian desire to leave the earthly life and join Christ in eternal life. 
According to myth, Cupid was the son of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods, and Venus, the goddess of love.  But despite his infant form, that baby, widely known these days as Cupid, began his mythological life as a man who had more power than any god. 
He appeared as a handsome youth in early art and poetry, but  Cupid is a minor character who serves mostly to set the plot in motion.  Despite his colorful and complicated past, hopeless romantics everywhere relish the notion of a mischievous yet well-intentioned tyke (one who now uses his power for good instead of evil). 
Although some literature portrayed Cupid as callous and careless,  when wounded by his own weapons, he experiences the ordeal of love.  Images of Cupid and Psyche in love are a way of expressing the idea that being in love transforms us as people. 
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