A Dark Choice

“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
–Jean-Paul Sartre (Source: Wordsmith.org)

Sadly, as some people age, rather than seeing things more clearly and broadening their horizons, they instead choose to hide their head in the sand. From that position, they are especially susceptible to being, uh, used, always in the dark, and unlikely to be able to move very far without losing their head.
–Russ Towne

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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2 Responses to A Dark Choice

  1. mindfuldiary says:

    Wise words Russ! I never understood it either, but maybe it’s easier to hide and run than face things.

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