Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: trusting God

In limbo

  By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel by day or night. Neither the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night […]

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Part 11 – I give in to Him

  “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   […]

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Peace in the midst of turmoil

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock. Isaiah 26:3-4 NLT We hear a lot about finding peace in God… and don’t we all need it! But how can we find peace […]

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Bedrock under my feet

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  258 (November 21, 2009) I’m getting along not too badly. Hard to stay active though. I prefer to sit and think. To meditate. Or would you call this ruminating? Yesterday I emailed a friend telling her how I see things piling up around me that need to be done. And it makes […]

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Coming alongside God

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  245  (August 11, 2009) One thing that contributed to the depression I’ve recently recovered from was that I felt overwhelmed by all that Living Room brought me: people to support, interest by others from far and wide to start a group. A few weeks ago I even heard from someone in Pretoria, […]

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Our need for God (2019)

In my last post I wrote, “And yet I know I need to trust God. I need to remember that he is in charge. I need to remember to keep talking to him – aware of his presence, grateful for his love and his goodness. I’m trying to cling to God as well as I […]

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God’s work, not mine

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  237  (May 24, 2009) I haven’t found the stability I had hoped for. Am once more on a downward spiral and it gets quite tiresome. Every time I find some hope, I fall down again. One step forward and two steps back. And although I know my problem is medical, I also […]

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“Trusting God” discussed at living room

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  189  (September 10, 2008) At Living Room on Friday we’re going to talk about trust. Being able to trust in God – to trust our ability to be well – to trust our doctor, etc. etc. It’s so important to a life of peace. It’s so important to our health. When I […]

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