Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: excluded

Not for myself alone – part 5

I used to get terribly angry when I was wronged or when I witnessed an injustice like stigma. I still do. With passion I fought, one of my favourite scriptures close at hand. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew 5:6) But does being hungry for justice […]


When people hate you

  Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man. Luke 6:22   When we’ve spent time with Jesus—especially when we’ve suffered in fellowship with him as some of us do (Philippians 3:10-11)—we come to understand how he […]


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