What does 'Lord willing and the creek don't rise' mean?

Pertains to the ability to accomplish a task or meet an obligation, barring unforseen complications. Example: "I will be at work tomorrow, Lord willing and the creek don't rise."

  • Category: Religion
  • Contributed By: Deborah Kell

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