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A high level conversation

February 18, 2015

First they belong to communities that hated each other. Second, it appears men weren’t supposed to be comfortable with women in that culture. Still he asks her for a drink. So pretty startled she wonders aloud about how he breaks all norms. Then instead of waiting for her to quench his thirst with the earthly elixir, he proposes that she take from him a magic potion, a river of life! She inquires, he probes. He touches a raw nerve. Unaffected, she delights in his ability to see into her life. She lets him speak while he adds perspective to both their petrified customs. His insight swiftly brings to her mind thoughts of the Messiah who will one day make all things clear to her. He says, bingo, I’m the one.

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