Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Month: September 2020

Brokenhearted

  My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise. Psalm 51:17   We all do things that are wrong at times. And how we regret it! It’s hard to find the words to express how badly we feel. I’ve found that reading Psalm 51 helps. […]

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He pursues you with his love

  God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus. There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear […]

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When we are old

Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone. Psalm 71:9   Shouldn’t all human beings living in the best way they can, be treated with a certain amount of respect—with a sense that they have worth? In my various battles with mental illness I’ve run […]

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