Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: Christmas

Joy?

  For to us a child is born,     to us a son is given,     and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called     Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,     Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6   Is Christmas a joyous time of year for you? The nostalgic side of us tends to […]

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Amazing!

It’s so totally amazing how an absolutely dreadful day of suffering on the sofa – a 4 out of 10 Christmas Eve – can be followed by an absolutely wonderful 8 out of 10 Christmas Day! This is not to be taken for granted. Must thank God for it and – in doing so – […]

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Christmas peace

So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the […]

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Mary’s treasure

  But the angel said to [the shepherds], “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. When they had seen [Jesus], they spread the word concerning […]

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