Francis Of Assisi - " Brother Son Sister Moon"

Crisis and conversion:

While Francis is sick and dreaming, he has images of nature which represent the
happiness and peacefulness. He also has images of war which help him understand
that it isn't the greatest thing… neither is it the most honorable.

Francis has many great conflicts with his father. Francis' father is very
materialistic and possessive. Francis' father did not honorably earn the money,
he bought the "loot" from the crusades for a small price and sold them to their
rightful owners for a much higher price. Father expects a lot of Francis. He
expects Francis to be just like him… a so called businessman, who is profitable,
but not in an honorable way. Francis' father sends ...

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help but to feel scared of lepers in the beginning. After all,
being scared is a normal human trait. Being in a big, bulky, helmet must feel
awkward. It feels like your being closed in. Francis also feels comfort. He sees
birds as a sign of freedom. This idea helps him become independent. Francis
going on the roof represents the feeling of freedom compared to his bed where he
was miserably enclosed.

The way mass was held was inappropriate because equality was not assessed. The
poor were dressed in rags and they were seated as far back as possible. On the
other hand, the rich were elegantly dressed and were seated right up front.
Christ's face was constructed in a rich expensive way. Christ's eyes "opened"
and Francis understood that the mass should be celebrated equally, not held
discretely. Francis screamed "no" to the idea itself that the mass should be
held like the way it was held. He also is saying no to the misunderstood fact
that Jesus favors the rich over the ...

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