When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight. They asked each other, ‘Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?'
Conversation is neither a science, nor an art. Conversation is a practice. And a spiritual practice, at that.
Of course, all conversations contain moving parts. Equally, all conversations require our creative intuition. Fundamentally though, conversation is something more profound: it is in the very nature of a Trinitarian God, and the way this God engages his creation.