The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

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A 40-Day Fast (Bonus Episode)

Bethany Beal: Welcome to The Deep Well with Erin Davis! We’re in a series based on Erin’s book Fasting and Feasting. On this episode we’re going to take a break from Erin’s teaching and talk with her about a unique experience.

Erin, when you approached your fortieth birthday you went on a forty-day fast.

Erin Davis: I did.

Bethany: Can you tell us more about that?

Erin: Yes. That sounds crazy, doesn’t it? As I look back on it, it sounds a little crazy.

What I didn’t know was that my fortieth birthday was going to be in the middle of a pandemic, either. This was April of 2020 when I had already made this commitment.

Yes, as that big birthday approached—you’ve probably picked this up, and you know me, Bethany, because we’re friends, but I love the drama. It’s not rare for me to do birthdays big. …

About the Teacher

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

About the Host

Bethany Beal

Bethany Beal

Bethany Beal is the co-founder of GirlDefined Ministries and co-author of several books, including Girl Defined: God’s Radical Design for Beauty, Femininity and Identity. She is passionate about spreading the truth of biblical womanhood through writing, speaking, and mentoring … read more …