Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: activist

Me? an activist? – excerpt 6

From I Will not Hide April 2012: I don’t like myself very much right now. Who do I think I am, anyway, making such a big deal over something I disagreed with my pastor on? Am I cut out to be an activist? I don’t think all this disagreeing and fussing over things makes me […]


I will not hide – excerpt 1

  FINDING A PURPOSE Having a mental illness can make a full life more difficult to achieve than it is for healthy individuals. So far I had only been puttering with life. Nothing I did was serious enough or fulfilling enough. I wanted to do something truly meaningful. For many years I scoured the Help […]


Focus on activism

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  154  (April 24, 2008) My work is Living Room. It’s so very important to me. But I know there’s more to life than this. At times I think I’m living like a nun, cloistered. I don’t read the newspapers, don’t listen to the news on the radio, don’t watch any TV, hardly […]


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