Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: Easter

Pockets of heaven

  Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.  He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Luke 24:45-47   […]


Cherry blossoms

See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone.  Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard in our land. Song of Songs 2:11-12   Just outside our building is a walkway lined with ornamental cherry trees. What a joy it was this spring […]


They know not what they do

I’ve been thinking – I could say almost endlessly – about forgiveness. Have I already talked to you about that here before? Am I getting tiresome to listen to? I know some people in my offline life must be. Stigma is such an ugly thing, making otherwise perfectly good “normal” people consider those who are […]


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