The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

Episode 7: My Relationships Are Not About Me

Season:  Connected

Erin Davis: Laura, has God ever asked you to love someone you found hard to love?

Laura Booz: Yes, actually this happened recently, and it surprised me. We were observing Orphan Sunday at church. I mean, my heart was just wrung dry with emotion! We were hearing stories about adoptive parents and foster parents.

Our pastor took us to the Scripture about “loving the least of these,” (Matt. 25:40, 45), and I just had my hands open, my heart open: “Lord, I will love whomever You put in my path!”

And I guess I was picturing embracing little babies, and inviting some children from the city to come and love our farm. 

Later in the afternoon, I had taken our older children to the park. They were playing. I thought I was just going to be able to sit on the bench and have some quiet time with my Bible …

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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 Guest

Laura Booz

Laura Booz

Laura Booz is the author of Expect Something Beautiful: Finding God's Good Gifts in Motherhood and the host of the Expect Something Beautiful podcast with Revive Our Hearts. She'll cheer you on, share practical ideas, and point out the … read more …