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Excerpt from a poem on Motherhood by William Ross Wallace

Blessings on the hand of women!
Angels guard its strength and grace,
In the palace, cottage, hovel,
Oh, no matter where the place;
Would that never storms assailed it,
Rainbows ever gently curled;
For the hand that rocks the cradle
Is the hand that rules the world.

Woman, how divine your mission
Here upon our natal sod!
Keep, oh, keep the young heart open
Always to the breath of God!
All true trophies of the ages
Are from mother-love impearled;
For the hand that rocks the cradle
Is the hand that rules the world.

William Ross Wallace 1865

Author:

I am a Christian wife and mother sharing my cooking, creativity, and stories. Encouraged by the poem “The Hand that Rocks the Cradle rules the world”, by William Ross Wallace, I hope this blog encourages you.

3 thoughts on “Excerpt from a poem on Motherhood by William Ross Wallace

  1. What a beautiful site. I enjoyed the range of topics. I can’t wait to try some of the receipts. I am looking forward to seeing what will be covered next.

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