Read this tonight and it resonated:
A good woman is the best thing this side of heaven; a bad woman is the worst thing this side of the pit. A woman touches the limit both ways; she rises higher, and falls lower than man. The most degraded human being on earth today is a woman; the purest character on earth today is a woman. Woman either blesses or curses everything she touches. Nothing can hurt woman like sin, and nothing can destroy sin like woman. Christ and woman can save the world; the devil and woman can damn it. The women of our country will settle the destiny of our nation both morally and religiously.
Therefore, it is not surprising that God says in His word, “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.”
It is true that woman was the first to yield to temptation in the Garden of Eden, but it is also true that independent of man she has had an honor bestowed upon her that can never be bestowed upon any other creature of all God’s creation. Independent of man she had the exalted privilege of being the human instrumentality through whom Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, was born into this world…
[excerpt from “A Virtuous Woman” by Oscar Lowry p13]