Author Archives: mlberg

Have a good one – whatever that is

Take time out of your busy life to run away for me. Thanks. Appreciate it.   Advertisements

Posted in vent

ITN Goal: Simplify face-to-face encounters

Bulletproof homes Get it on Keep it up Resolved: Only get shot by non-piercing arrows

Posted in ITN Principles

Does Caregiving Make Sense?

On a Lenten Retreat I read this quote: “Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” – Vaclav Havel   “If it is true … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Agony, appeal, Caremore, Coping Skill Exercises, despair, emotional awareness, encourage, faith, fear, future, gratitude, growth, hope, recovery, strength, support

Hope to recover

Solitary and in denial Another misery anguish is the rule Abandoned, I suffer dreading the impending desolation: misplaced, disoriented, and confused. Old and decrepit is just another phase We try but we scarcely succeed   Supposedly the interest is entirely … Continue reading

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“Becoming a Better Caregiver” carries with it the dubious distinction of no longer being “one of the fella’s”. C’mon guys: It’s time to break out of the pack and be a real man – one who knows that life is … Continue reading

Posted in strength

I Love You

Our situation magnifies your beauty Revealing your radiance with great light Fear is cast away And I am awestruck by the magnificence that is you Thank you my Darling

Posted in gratitude

How To Be Everyone’s Darling

1. I wouldn’t know

Posted in Understanding Relationships