Trifecta Week Sixty-Three: A Spiritual Path???

Paul carefully aligned the candles along the length of both sides of the longest hallway in the apartment. Luckily he had just enough candles. His roommates looked on with perplexed anticipation, placing bets on how much he had to drink.

“Paul, how much have you had to drink?” John asked as he upped his bet with Matt.

“Nothing,” Paul responded as he searched through the kitchen draws for matches. “Do you have a light, Peter?”

“Sure,” Peter answered, handing Paul his trusty lighter. Paul set about lighting all his candles in a ritualistic silence.

“What are you doing?” Matt finally interrupted.

Paul paused a moment, looked up from the candled aura and answered, “I’m going to walk the path of In-light-in-ment.”


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Trifecta: Week Sixty-Three

This week’s word is:

1: a trodden way
2: a track specially constructed for a particular use
3a : course, route
b : a way of life, conduct, or thought

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10 thoughts on “Trifecta Week Sixty-Three: A Spiritual Path???

  1. yerpirate says:

    That was good fun can be read in different ways. I like that he was sober.

  2. Draug419 says:

    heh (: I like this.

  3. joetwo says:

    Droll, how very, very droll! 🙂

  4. kymminbarcelona says:

    He he he.

  5. jannatwrites says:

    Haha…talk about a literal interpretation!

  6. atrm61 says:

    Lol!Wonder who won the bet though;-)

  7. kz says:

    made me smile ^^
    lighting all his candles in a ritualistic silence — love that line

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