Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: overwhelmed

Life is too interesting

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  14 (October 2, 2006) Life has been getting entirely too interesting lately, and I know I will have to slow down and try to do something boring, like knit on my scarf, or watch TV. But it’s hard. My mind is revving continuously, wanting to keep pushing the work that is so […]


Time to rest

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  11  (September 23, 2006) My pastor gave a wonderful sermon on rest a few weeks ago. Today I’m trying to follow his/His advice. I’ve been very busy lately, overwhelmed by all that’s going on in my life. Today I need to let go and not feel like I need to be accomplishing […]


A way in the wilderness

See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19   Everyone has troubles. Some of us have a lot of them – so many that we get overwhelmed. It becomes hard to remember […]


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