Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: newspaper

Living room’s holy joy

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  61  (April 14, 2007) Yesterday we had a meeting of our Living Room group. And once more, as always, I had a wonderful feeling after – a quietly joyful feeling (I call it “holy joy”). And that feeling is still somewhat with me, though of course, gradually fading. But I’m happy and […]

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I hit the front page!

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  48  (February 23, 2007) This morning I couldn’t believe it when I opened the paper I saw that my photo ended up on the front page – big! Inside are two full pages with information about depression…and another photo of me – rather unflattering, but I guess a good description of what […]

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Roller coaster excitement

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  46   (February 21, 2007) Yesterday was another great day. The Vancouver Sun photographer came to take my picture. To my surprise, he wanted more than a head and shoulder shot. He decided to take me to the roller coaster nearby and photographed me at the base of it. For a while I […]

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An interview

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  45  (February 16, 2007) Yesterday I got a call from the Mood Disorder Association asking if I would do an interview with a columnist from the Vancouver Sun. Would I ever! Of course I agreed. An author will accept any opportunity to have her name made public and I love every opportunity […]

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