The queue at the filling station slowly shortened, but there were still many cars ahead of him.
Finally, the attendant, who was doing his best to make sure that filling went as smoothly as possible, motioned the priest toward a vacant pump.
“Father,” said the young man, “I’m so sorry about the delay. It seems as if everyone waits until the last minute to get ready for a long trip.”
Father Murphy chuckled, “I know what you mean. It’s the same in my line of business.”
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