Pass Tests While You Tarry
He hurried down the concourse to catch an important connecting flight. As he arrived at the gate, he noticed that the door was closed and the airplane was just pulling away. Looking at his watch, he stepped up to the counter and said: “I don’t understand. The airplane is leaving eight minutes early. I really needed to be on that flight.
The representative replied, “Yes, unfortunately the airplane left early, and I am sorry but we cannot call it back.” After making arrangements to be included on the next flight, the pastor sat down to wait. A little while later, the representative, who had been watching him closely, came over and asked: “Why are you so pleasant? I expected that you would get angry after what happened . . . .”