After this we headed back to Autlan. It was here that the conversation started to get interesting. Actually this is what I felt was clear why God had arranged this day to happen. The conversation started on him praying to the virgin of Talpa. He stated that she has helped in many ways after he prayed to her. What do you say to this? What do you say to someone who has been living this way for so many years? He also said that all religions are good. The only thing I could think of to ask him was who taught him about this virgin. He didn't really answer my question. He just responded by saying that he saw the faith of so many people who prayed to her as well. The virgin of talpa is known all over Mexico. People come from all over Mexico to pray and pay homage to her. Depending on what they are praying for they will walk to the city of Talpa without shoes or even on their knees to prostrate themselves. Carlos said that he had never done that but that he drives there at least once a month. I may not have been able to say anything to him that would have a lasting impact on him, but for me personally, it gave me a clear picture of what we are fighting against. Paul said in Ephesians 6:12 "For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places." (NKJV)
If you want to read about Virgin of Talpa, I read this page about the legend:
If you want to see videos, there are lots of videos on youtube but this one shows you what I am talking about.