A minister came up to me on Sunday, and said: "Pray for me." He half turned away, then he turned to me again: "Pray for me. I am a minister. You know what that is." OBSERVATION: I had never thought that he needed prayer as a minister, but it reminded me that one can count on it that, if one meets a minister, that minister needs prayer. By all accounts, it is one of the most taxing vocations there is (but also one of the most rewarding).