Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: focus

He keeps me going

  And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition […]


Many irons in the fire

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  246  (August 18, 2009) Life is a balancing act. Trying to find balance between work and play, solitude and being with others, quiet times and busy times. I’ve been working hard to find such a balance now-a-days. My last holiday showed me how refreshing it is to have down times. Times away […]


Difficulties coping

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  195  (October 7, 2008) I feel a bit like a nun – have felt like that for quite awhile now – tied to the work I do, paying little attention to the world around me. I never watch TV. Don’t keep track of the news – not via radio, TV, or newspaper. […]


Jesus – in the midst of chaos

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  123  (December 16, 2007) With Mom’s unwellness to deal with, Christmas is more chaotic than usual. But I think I’m handling it okay. It’s just difficult to get around to – or to get in the frame of mind to – do the baking I’d like to do. But tonight I will […]


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