Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: loneliness

Is God enough?

  The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, He will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17   A long time ago, as I was reading Traveling Light by Max Lucado, I noted how he said […]

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Intimacy with God

  The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, He will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17   A long time ago, as I was reading Traveling Light by Max Lucado, I noted how he said […]

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How sick!

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  226  (March 19, 2009) I need to have someone to complain to. I have a bad cold. Fever and a cough that scares the cat off my lap and – actually – would scare anyone. It sounds like I’m dying. I don’t feel like doing a thing, yet I’m bored too. What […]

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Beer and a pickup truck

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  158  (May 12, 2008) And you all thought I was a prim and proper old church lady in her sixties, did you? I was just thinking tonight about how I probably wouldn’t at all fit the image you might have of me. My son has the car for a couple of weeks […]

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I need a friend

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  137  (March 2, 2008) Depression is a lonely place to be. The loneliness and disconnectedness we feel must be the worst part of it. We long for someone to reach us through that wall we have around us. We long for love to touch us and bring us out. We long to […]

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