Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: rest

Leaning on the Lord

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  209  (November 27, 2008) Yesterday a wise person pointed me to some scripture that is helping me through this time. Reading it is helping me feel filled up and at peace. She suggested I read often from Psalm 37. I’ll quote it here from the Amplified Bible: Trust (lean on, rely on, […]


Overwhelmed and exhausted

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  103  (October 1, 2007) I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and exhausted lately, into a space where I’ve been doubting myself, not able to see how I could possibly manage all the work I’ve taken on. I’ve felt like I might be on the brink of another depression. My friends have comforted me with […]


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 […]


Come to me

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30   Long […]


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