Stage 4: Wider reading :

Unit 20: Women


Daughters of Eve,

they weave their spell,

fruit wondrous to behold,

joy beyond words,

they call to us:

Delilah, Jesebel, Cleopatra,

yet, caught, in the temple of God.

Sarah, Rachael, Naomi, Esther, Ruth,

Mary, mother of Christ, Mary Madalene

"The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world."

The women of the world

still they weave their spell,

still fruit wondrous to behold;

yet in the night

I see my mother praying for me,

true love,

with me rejoicing that God created:


Author: (Rudi de Jong)