Title: Hand of God
Media: watercolor and acrylic on Arches watercolor
Size of original: 7 x 15 inches
This text was used by King Edward of England in his1939 Christmas broadcast to his people as WW II was spreading across Europe.
The poem: 1908 by Minnie Louise Haskins [1875-1957], American lecturer at the London School of Economics. . Apparently she was astonished to hear her poem read by the King; she gave royalties earned from the poem to charity. After the King�s death, the Queen Mother had bronze plaques engraved for the entrance to the King George VI Memorial Chapel, Windsor.
The message: The future is uncertain, but trust in God who promises to hold and guide, help us live the present in hope.
Isaiah 41:10 - �I am your God, I will strengthen, help and uphold you with my victorious right hand.� Hebrews 11:8 - �By faith, Abraham trusted God ... he went out not knowing where he was going.�
March 21st, 2012
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