Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Day 154- Mr. Friendly

In my opinion, the local pet store is the poor man's zoo. Where else can you see exotic animals for free? It is also a place where spiritual topics abound. Brandon is a very friendly store employee who I approached while he was cleaning the ferret cage. While reading this encounter, please envision Brandon talking with a huge smile on his face the entire time.

Me: Excuse me, are ferrets good with kids?

Brandon: They can be.

Me: Which ones evolved first, ferrets or reptiles?

Brandon: That's a good question.

Me: Are you an evolutionist?

Brandon: I don't know. I haven't thought about it very much.

Me: Are you a Christian?

Brandon: I grew up Catholic.

Me: Do you attend a church?

Brandon: No.

Me: Do you believe in a heaven and a hell?

Brandon: I do.

Me: Where will you go when you die?

Brandon: I hope I will go to heaven, but I really don't know.

Brandon was starting to make me uncomfortable by his constant smile but I continued to share the gospel with him. Since he did not attend church, I invited him to mine. Although his smile can seem kind of creepy when witnessing, he would look great in the choir.

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