November 20: Prayer, petition and thanksgiving

Please read Philippians 4:6-7

Author Abisola Jegede wrote about one the most celebrated artists in the United States, Norman Rockwell.[1] Known for his famous painting for the Saturday Evening Post during WWII depicting the iconic Thanksgiving Day table, “Freedom from Want,” Rockwell shows an idealized life in the midst of a world at war and rationing in the United States. Perhaps for some a moment of escape, this painting has graced many homes and cards over the years. It may be a more famous depiction of the notions of North American traditional family values than any other North European Caucasian American painting.

Rockwell began painting covers for the Saturday Evening Post in 1916 and continued for for...continue reading