Here is a much-abbreviated conversation I had with a telephone company machine.
Company– Thank you for waiting. Betty is ready to help.
Betty- Hello, thank you for visiting our service. We appreciate your patience. …May I know the details, please? Please provide your name and home phone number.
Me– I made an appointment and need to cancel it…re-repair. My service number is__________
Betty- This is an appointment for TV repair and service? Your phone number please?
Me– No- it is for home phone repair. My number is____________
Betty– Thank you.
Me– Is it canceled then??
Betty– We cannot find it. What is your phone number? And is this for TV? What is your email?
Me-No, it is for home phone repair. My email is__________
Betty-Still nothing, I am so sorry. What kind of TV service do you have please?
Me- NO! It is for a home phone not a TV.
Betty- Thank you. Please call this number ________for the cancellation.
Me- Home phone, NOT TV
Betty- Yes I got that. For the cancellation, you call 611 on your home phone now.
Me-MY HOME PHONE IS NOT WORKING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Betty– You want to cancel the appointment for repair for the home phone?ME– YES PLEASE
Betty- You want to cancel it despite your home phone not working?
You- YES CANCEL THE APPOINTMENT NOW PLEASE!!!!!!
Betty- Please call ______ for the home phone repair service.
Me-But my home phone is not working!
Company-Sorry, the chat session has been temporarily disconnected.
Prayer- Thank you God that you don’t work like that…You say to us, “Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I. (Isaiah 58:9, NIV) THANK GOD! Amen.