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Sometimes it takes a different perspective for someone to see the reality of how things are handled and Marquezs insights into the way Mainstream Religion has dragged God and Christianity through the mud to the point of non-recognition This is illustrated by Pelayo and Elisendas not even seeing the wings in the beginning My end goal here is to bring out this wonderful storys points and compare them to mainstream religions fallaciesThe description of the weather when the Angel is found very vividly paints a picture of the mood in Pelayos house that day The world had been sad since Tuesday Is the text while Elisenda had been nursing a sick child that they feared might die The sea and sky had come together in a foreboding leaden gray that squeezed all hope from anyone subjected to it The sea itself seen as a life giving sustenance providing entity has risen up to threaten a helpless child to Elisenda The crabs that provided food and retail value are now a cause for the childs sickness The neighbor woman even says the Angel must have been coming for the child This shows how the thought processes were turning in reverse Most of our mainstream churches seem to have their thought processes in reverse also We are of the Janet Jackson school of theology What have You done for me Lately This is not how the Bible teaches us to behave but to serve God and one another in love with understanding knowing that we too were once the enemy of God but through grace and love adopted into His family How can we condemn others and receive the love we are denying themMarquez chooses his character very carefully God the omniscient omnipotent and omnipresent being cannot be portrayed as having been affected by the world without some feeling of blasphemy An Angel on the other hand can be very old and still not carry the same
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