In this world of stigma and discrimination against people with mental health challenges, have you ever thought what it might be like to be a Christian with such challenges? As believers we want to follow Jesus like every good Christian does. We want to contribute to building God’s kingdom. We want to make the world a better place. But in many ways the world is not kind to … [Read more...] about Following Christ as a person with mental illness
Marja has worked for many years to reduce the stigma of mental illness. In 2000 she started bringing mental health awareness to the church by organizing two depression seminars for her church. She has written two full-length books and four gift books. In 2006 she founded a faith-based support group, which led to the establishment of others—at one time, to other parts of Canada. Since 2013 she has sent out weekly Reflections on Scripture addressing the spiritual needs of people living with mental health challenges. Marja is an avid photographer and accompanies these writings with her photographs.