Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: light

Does truth stop being truth?

  But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God. John 3:21   Does truth stop being truth when no one wants to hear it or believe it? Who chooses what is truth? There’s […]


Living room – a steady flame

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  126  (December 29, 2007) One thing I’ve thought a lot of in the last few days is how Living Room has become like a steady flame, never wavering, never going out. No matter how my mood is, it gives me light. No matter how down I feel, I want to go to […]


By the light of the candle

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  54  (March 24, 2007) Living Room was wonderful yesterday – fifteen in attendance, including Vicki Rogers, Educational Director for the Mood Disorders Association of BC. She told us about MDA’s interesting history – an inspiring story. I told my story about how lighting my metaphorical candle is helping me cope with my […]


The other Jesus

  In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1: 4-5   I’ve been close to Jesus for a long time. He was the person I could always go to on those many occasions I was […]


In the light

  But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin. 1 John 1:7   The Bible uses light as a metaphor for honesty because you can truly see and examine things in the […]


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