[Rushtalk] An old preists dying wish
lynux at keepandbeararms.com
Thu May 14 08:03:07 MDT 2015
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The passing of an old priest
in Washington D.C.
In Washington, DC, an old priest lay dying in the
For years he had faithfully served the people of the
nation's capital and was well
known among the elected officials. He motioned for his
nurse to come near.
"Yes, Father?" said the nurse.
"I would really like to see President Obama and Hillary
before Idie," whispered the priest.
"I'll see what I can do, Father", replied the nurse.
The nurse sent the request to The President and Hillary
and waited for a response.
Soon the word arrived; President Obama and Hillary
both would be delightedto visit the priest.
On their way to the hospital, Obama commented to
"I don't know whythe old priest wants to see us,
but it will certainly help our images."
Hillary agreed that it was a good thing.
When they arrived at the priest's room, the priest took
Obama's hand in
his right hand and Hillary's hand in his left hand.
There was silence and a look of serenity on the old
Finally President Obama spoke. "Father, of all the
people you could have
chosen, why did you choose us to be with you as you near
The old priest slowly replied, "I have always tried to
pattern my life
after our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."
"Amen", said Obama. "Amen", said Hillary.
The old priest continued,
"Jesus died between two lying thieves;
I would like to do the same."
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