The Covenant

Bryan Young
Nov 21, 2020 · 3 min read
Photo by Issy Bailey on Unsplash

They say blood is thicker than water, but that’s not true.

Some say the original idiom is much older than the current use of the term and it is the complete antithesis of the way the phrase is used today: “The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.”

It’s much more honest that way.

We can’t choose the water of our womb. None of us asked to be here, none of us asked to…