The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

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Episode 6: The Final Battle

Erin Davis: Hey Laura, do you like history?

Laura Booz: I do. In fact, as an adult, especially, I’ve grown in my appreciation as I’ve read history books to my children.

Do you have a favorite story?

Erin: Yes. What comes to mind is the battle of Dunkirk. It was during World War II, and there were 300,000 soldiers penned. The enemy surrounded them, except for there was one way they could get out by water, but their navy couldn’t come and get them. So farmers and fishermen and dads and grandpas and brothers hopped on their civilian vessels—I mean, not navy ships, but little fishing boats and little life preservers—and they went and got those soldiers. They extracted all 300,000 of them.

When you read the historical accounts of that, it calls them “the little boats.” I love that picture of all those little boats ferrying those men away …

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About the Teacher

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is an author, blogger, and speaker who loves to see women of all ages run to the deep well of God’s Word. She is the author of many books and Bible studies including: 7 Feasts, Connected, Beautiful Encounters, and the My Name Is Erin series. She serves on the ministry team of Revive Our Hearts. When she’s not writing, you can find Erin chasing chickens and children on her small farm in the Midwest.

About the Host

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 beautiful ways God is working in your life. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Ryan, and their six children. Meet her at