A Man With a Treasure

A Man With a Treasure

 I know a man

 Who has

 A true treasure

 For a wife

 Yet too often


 To focus

 On her relatively few faults

 Instead of celebrating


 Being grateful

 For all the ways

 He is

 Amazingly blessed

 To have her

 In his life.

 At those times,

 The man

 Is one of the

 Biggest Fools

 I know.


 That man

 Is me.

 –Russ Towne

With Love,



About russtowne

I'm awed by the beauty of nature and the power of love and gratitude. Some of my favorite sensory experiences include waves crashing on rocky shores, waterways in ancient redwood and fern-filled forests, and rain. My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children.
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23 Responses to A Man With a Treasure

  1. Awww, at least you see the error of your ways.

  2. At least you know it Russ. I bet if someone asked her, she’d say she’s blessed too. ❤
    Diana xo

  3. Knowing it is a start

    • russtowne says:

      Yup. Unfortunately, as is often said, “Knowing is the Booby Prize.” Doing is what matters. Fortunately, most of the time I focus on the good stuff!

  4. bulldog says:

    Well Russ time to change the focus… glad you recognise the fault… that is the beginning of change…

  5. It sounds like you know where the truth is….but you stumble across your own faults on occasion…. we all do. This was sweet. And honest.

  6. Mrs. P says:

    A man cannot fix what he cannot see…thus said, may your foolish ways come to an end my friend. 😀 😀 Only a wise man can admit his foolish side.

  7. Knowing what to do is the first step. Bless you for trying. ❤

  8. I hope Beloved read this post with a tissue! ♥

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