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Essence of an Impactful Conversation

"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment." ― Benjamin Franklin A situation happened in a book written about 2000 years ago - more precisely the book of John, where a conversation was fired up, it started with the issue of water. Like any informal conversation, it moved on to different subjects, in this case it was about being a descendant of Jacob, then to details about having husband or not, then changed abruptly and finally to the issue of worshiping in Jerusalem. From this brief encounter with Jesus, the conversation had changed subject several times. But the main question impressed on my mind was, Why did this lady ask a question concerning worshiping in Jerusalem? As a matter of fact all other subjects in this conversation had a semblance in the preceding subject except this issue of worshiping. Can it be assumed that she has been bottling that question