meek and quiet
Proverbs 14:1 Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.
1 Corinthians 7:34 There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married cares for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
Proverbs 12:4 A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that makes ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
1 Peter 3:4 But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Copyright © 2018 Angela Umphers Rueger – All Rights Reserved
Written for FMF: Woman
Japanese 5-line verse form with syllabic pattern of 1-2-3-4-1
Photo courtesy of Kate Motaung