Final Answer   18 comments


Initially there is faith, next there is faith, and finally there is faith.

What is the answer to life’s challenges, acceptance and serenity?  That is my final answer Alex.

Hi BJ,

I must admit that I was stymied with this week’s Trifextra: Week Seventy-Four  challenge.  So much so that I almost skipped it and didn’t attempt anything.

Take a look: This weekend we are asking you to play around with the following quote:

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
–Henry James

English: Henry James in 1897.

English: Henry James in 1897. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am quite blessed though, because the answer came to me as it usually does when I let go and walk on the beach.  I was almost to the Holiday Inn in Surfside when the Jeopardy theme song popped in my head.  The rest was playing around with the words a bit.  My only regret is that I couldn’t make it a daily double, however I can accept that.   Yes indeed a little bit of faith and a walk on the beach suit me just fine these days.

Yours Sincerely,


P.S.  Photo credit: Silver Enchantments


Posted June 29, 2013 by Balvah in Trifecta

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18 responses to “Final Answer

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  1. Nicely done, Bill, not only the Jeopardy reference but also the grounding of the piece in faith. Really enjoyed this. :))

  2. Indeed! Love you! 🙂

  3. I like the pendant. Interesting design.

  4. Haha! A Jeopardy style response! Another Trifecta first. Thanks for linking up.

  5. it always interests me when folks ask me how I can believe . . . faith is the answer. 🙂 Well said.

  6. Well done Bill. Your serenity shines through and your tie-in to faith was right on.


  7. You don’t have anything without that. Well said.

  8. Very beautiful, and I love the way you phrased this. Very creative. Yes, faith will see us through!

    • Thank you so much. I have to admit all you Trifectans have brought out something new and good in me. I am so glad I stumbled across these challenges.

  9. The strangest (and best) ideas always hit you when you least expect it (: Nice work!

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