Holding loosely I have attempted to hold tightly to fine sand as it slipped from my grasp. All that remained was an empty fist. The inevitable slipping away occurred regardless of my efforts to hold tightly. I am struck by the paradox that I have more when I hold loosely. I was flooded ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!