Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: psalms

…And yet, David found strength

First published in February 2017 So David and his men wept aloud until they had no strength left to weep….David was greatly distressed because the men were talking of stoning him; each one was bitter in spirit because of his sons and daughters. …But David found strength in the Lord his God. 1 Samuel 30:4,6 […]



  Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6   Good thoughts always follow bad. At least, I’ve found it so. And, in that we find God’s goodness. Again, and again. Though life is not always […]


“Anger” at living room

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  96  (September 1, 2007) No, we didn’t get angry at our Living Room group yesterday. We only discussed anger. Anger with God in particular. The discussion started with the question, “Do you ever feel angry or frustrated with God for your suffering with mood disorder?” Some people did feel that way and […]


Depression yet again…really?

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  50  (March 3, 2007) When everything is going well, as it usually does for me nowadays, it’s hard to believe that I could ever become depressed again. Yet, it can happen, and does happen. And here I am, depressed again. Signs began appearing a couple weeks ago. I was easily moved to […]


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