The new priest is nervous about hearing confessions, so he asks an older priest to sit in on his sessions. The new priest hears a couple confessions, then the old priest asks him to step out of the confessional for a few suggestions.
The old priest suggests, â€œCross you arms over your chest, and rub your chin with one hand.â€
The new priest tries this.
The old priest suggests, â€œTry saying things like, â€˜I see,â€™ â€˜yes,â€™ â€˜go on,â€™ â€˜I understand,â€™ and â€˜how did you feel about that?â€™â€
The new priest says those things, trying them out. The old priest says, â€œNow, donâ€™t you think thatâ€™s a little better than slapping your knee and saying â€˜No s***! What happened next?â€™â€