Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: intimacy with Jesus

Time with Jesus

  First published in December 2016 I wrote this piece during a time of emotional suffering. Extremely painful. And yet, I believe it was the best place to find Jesus.   If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any […]


Jesus up close

  At that time Jesus said, “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.” Matthew 11:25   (First published February 10, 2018) Have you ever tried to bring yourself back to the child you used to be […]


Leaning on the Lord – comment (2019)

I’m thankful to the friend in my previous post for reminding me that I can rely on God. That I don’t have to immediately go to friends. That I shouldn’t rely on friends to make me feel better. Today I think I need to go back and meditate on those verses from Psalm 37 again. […]


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