The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

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Episode 1: Our Brokenness, God’s Promises

Erin Davis: Hey, Kesha, did you ever say this phrase: "Cross my heart, hope to die; stick a needle in my eye"?

Kesha Griffin: I absolute did! Where did that come from, and why do we say that? It's weird.

Erin: It's really weird. I tried to teach my boys a nicer version of it, but you can imagine, as boys do, they've turned it into . . .

Kesha: They've run with it.

Erin: Yeah, they've run with that. I heard that one momma taught her kids to say, "stick a cupcake in my eye."

Kesha: Oh, my goodness.

Erin: I don't want a cupcake in my eye! I want a cupcake in my mouth!

It's a weird saying. I think we say it because we're skeptical that people are going to keep their promises. Even from little bitty kids say that. We don't believe it when someone says, …

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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 …