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Conversion conversations

Red door in white wall

One foible of working from home is the great temptation to stay in pajamas all day, sans bra and makeup. It can make for awkward encounters if you feel compelled to open your front door.

He blushed a shade of pink that reminded me of a newly washed baby, a color that I wished I could duplicate on my pale, aging cheeks.

I admired his faith and dedication, but was amused that he suddenly had somewhere else to be when I offered to share my beliefs with him. Seems his door-to-door calling didn’t extend to reciprocating conversion chitchat.

The Trifecta challenge this week is: Color [noun \ˈkə-lər\] 3: complexion tint
The 100 Word Challenge is to tell a story in only 100 words. This week’s theme is ‘Calling’

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  1. I like the way you tell this – and it made me smile because I’ve driven away doorstep evangelists using eager questioning and counterpoint evangelism.

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  2. I loved this because it is secretly me. Working from home, too, I can be/ what I want. I always peek through a side window to see who’s at my door and as if by reflex, I look down to check for decency. Loved this!

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