Daily Archives: July 31, 2007

Disturb Us, Lord

My wife sent me this prayer which the Sisters of Charity posted yesterday. It was written by Sir Francis Drake in 1577. Two years later Sir Francis stepped ashore in San Francisco and introduced The Book of Common Prayer to North America: Disturb us, Lord, when We are too pleased with ourselves, When our dreams have […]

Ingmar Bergman: Struggling Against the Kingdom of God

Ingmar Bergman documented his struggle against the Kingdom of God on film. His lifelong struggle began in childhood against his father, a Lutheran minister. He was never able to separate an understanding of God the Father from his first-hand experience of his human father as god.