Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Category: Day by Day (page 1 of 21)

When you don’t feel like doing anything

All of us who have had bouts of depression know what it’s like to have a hard time doing anything. Sitting around like a blob makes you feel worse than ever. More than a few of us are fighting such a battle today. In 1999 my book, Riding the Roller Coaster: Living with Mood Disorders […]

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Don’t forget to look

AMARYLLIS Flower of the Season Are you growing one too? Don’t forget to look up close.    

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Looking ahead

  Dear readers, I need to tell you that there will probably be some changes in the material I send you, although—depending on where God takes me–maybe not. I’ve learned that God never lets you know where he’s taking you, it’s always a surprise. That’s the fun part of being a believer and a follower. […]

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If we were given a chance

Something extra-special   It’s not often that a person with serious mental health problems gets the chance to make something big happen. Something like the Living Room faith-based support groups I started in 2006. Many individuals came into my life uplifting me in my faith and courage. When I look back at my 55 years […]

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Sunshine

   

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Our God is good – always

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God’s gifts for you

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When words fail…

 

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YES! His faithfulness is amazing!

We just have to believe it, don’t we? Find it in a simple bouquet. God is there. And play this beautiful hymn once more. It’s so beautiful! GREAT IS THY FAITHFULNESS    

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Part 22 – How did Jesus overcome injustice

  The time has come to draw this series to a close. And what better way to do it than by looking at Jesus and the ways in which he overcame injustice? What can we learn from him? Biblical justice starts by seeing people as God sees them—recognizing that we are created in the image […]

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