Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: come to me

A message for the child in you

February 2017 Abruptly Jesus broke into prayer: “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do. “All things have been committed to me by my Father. No […]

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Making our home in Jesus

  Jesus said, “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you.” John 15:7 RSV   “Abide in me,” Jesus said to his disciples. He says the same to us. There’s something beautiful in the word “abide.” It seems somehow related to […]

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Jesus up close

  I Will Not Hide is now a real book. And, as so often happens when a person has completed a big creative effort, I quickly started feeling lost, not knowing what to do with myself. But soon I realized that I very much wanted to write about Jesus. As a result of the pain […]

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Weary and burdened? “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   Do you […]

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