Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Category: Using your gifts

My search for meaning

A REASON TO LIVE Part 12 of my story At this point, I must really take you back to a long-ago time in my life—my mid-twenties. I had only been married for a short time and only out of hospital for three or four years. My emotional state was extremely unstable. I suffered much with […]


What is God’s will for you?

PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE November 2018, revised   I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13   I’ve been reviewing an old blog which was active from 2006 to 2014. 2006 was the year Living Room started. Today can still be viewed, so many years after the fact. It’s amazing […]


My disability gave me a reason to live

DISABILITY AS A GIFT As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him. […]


On wings like eagles

First published in March 2014 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:30-31   Isn’t it great […]


Get to know yourself by studying history’s greats

Here and there I’ve mentioned a new book that will soon be launched online. Justice for All is a departure from anything else I’ve written. Its aim is to increase the confidence of those who would like to be more self-assured. Fights to overcome injustices have taken place throughout history. This book tells the stories […]


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