Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: memories

Comment on wellness – 2019

How I would love to go back to those days of wellness and joy I described in the previous post! Today things are drastically different.  Not too long before I left the church in 2016 where I had experienced the great love and happiness I have described so far, I was diagnosed with features of […]

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I’m unbelievably well

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  177  (July 4, 2008) It’s hard to believe how my mental health has improved over the years. Amazing how far I have come! The friends from my current church who have known me for four or five years think I’ve made great strides since they got to know me. But they didn’t […]

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The awe and wonder of it all

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  120  (December 4, 2007) Last year’s Christmas was a stressful time for me. I truly suffered from all the negative aspects of the season: the huge number of fliers coming to the door irked me; the full parking lots at the mall overwhelmed me; the stores with the Christmas music and the […]

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Ugly me

  Dear God. I told my therapist last week how I’m feeling ugly. He told me I have to stop expecting everyone to be like Jesus. I suppose I have been, Lord. I haven’t accepted people in the way I’ve wanted them to accept and forgive people like me. The kindness I used to have […]

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Forgiven, yet…

the bad forgiven, though pain remains forgiven, yet healing doesn’t come memories linger how to end? Jesus?

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A new life

Overwhelmed daily by traumatic memories from yesterday? You’re living in the past. Wash the past away with the present reality. Create a new tomorrow with memories made today.

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