Eve, the Mother of All People

Tune – Blaenwarn 8787d

Eve, the mother of all people
Eve, the woman of our past.
Placed, with Adam, in the garden
All they needed right at hand.
Not content with what was offered
Eve sought ways beyond the path.
Eyes wide open, seeking knowledge
Reached for truth within her grasp.

Lush and growing was the garden.
All needs met and nothing lacked.
Everything was theirs for taking
There was naught for which to ask.
Not content with what was offered
Eve sought ways beyond the path.
Eyes wide open, seeking knowledge.
Reached for truth within her grasp.

Bold and curious was the woman.
Tempted by the snaky guile.
Tree of knowledge, wisdom offered.
Took and ate, became exiled.
Not content with what was offered
Eve sought ways beyond the path.
Eyes wide open, seeking knowledge
Reached for truth within her grasp.

Now sent out, the two were banished.
Now their way was not so clear.
But without her daring venture,
We would not find ourselves right here.
Created by a loving presence.
Stewards of all life to be.
Eyes wide open, seeking knowledge
Reach for truth and set us free.

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