Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: hopelessness

Living Room in good hands

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  240  (June 18, 2009) Thank God. Living Room is in good hands. We had a volunteer offer to coordinate and facilitate the July and August meetings. And many hands have offered to help with all the other details, like the lunches. I’ve had some good days and then some bad. On the […]


What a friend!

  Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. John 15:13-14 On Sunday we sang an old hymn at church, one I remember from long ago. In all the past thirty years of going to church I can’t […]



The worst feeling of shame is when you first come to see something you are or do that others look on as ugly and unlikeable. You feel dirty. Hopeless.  Can’t bear to see who you are. Helpless to be any different. …or is it? Help me Lord.


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