Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: crisis

Why do we live? (2019)

Many years ago, when I was in a very bad spot, I told my pastor – in all honesty – that I could not remember why I lived.  Sometime later he came back with this reply (or something like it): “You live so that you can give others a reason to live.” What a blessing […]


Peace in the midst of crisis

I was going to tell you how having a Christian faith helps believers feel a deep inner peace. A peace that passeth all understanding. God’s peace. I was going to tell you how having such peace can help with symptoms of our illness. But…I’ve been thinking: How available is that peace to us when we’re […]


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