The greatest communication skill you can master has nothing to do with talking. The greatest communication skill you can master is to listen.
Learn to be a committed listener and you can develop deeper and more meaningful relationships. This applies to your relationship with God as well. Spend quiet time in prayer today, and listen for what God is saying to you.
So Herodias nursed a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But she was not able to, because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard John, he was greatly puzzled; yet he liked to listen to him.