Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: journaling

Letters to God

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  163  (June 4, 2008) My emotional health has greatly improved from writing – writing in my journal, in emails to friends, in blogging, and in writing my books. My last book, A Firm Place to Stand, to be released in the next month, has especially strengthened me. This made me think: If […]


Waiting patiently

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  51  (March 6, 2007) First of all, I want to tell you I’m not doing badly. Not good, but not badly either. In my last post I raised the topic of waiting – waiting for depression to lift. Although I love the Bible and try to live by it, it does in […]


Open to God

If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,     even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. Psalm 139:9-10   It’s quite amazing how God can lead us. To many it must sound like a mysterious process. They […]


Writing to heal

  Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.  2 Corinthians 1:3-4   Writing is good medicine. […]


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