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Day 1245 – Blame or Credit – Wisdom Unplugged
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Day 1245 – Blame or Credit – Wisdom Unplugged


Wisdom-Trek / Creating a Legacy

Welcome to Day 1245 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me.

This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to Wisdom

Blame or Credit – Wisdom Unplugged


Wisdom – the final frontier to true knowledge. Welcome to Wisdom-Trek where our mission is to create a legacy of wisdom, to seek out discernment and insights, and to boldly grow where few have chosen to grow before.

Hello, my friend, I am Guthrie Chamberlain, your captain on our journey to increase wisdom and create a living legacy. Thank you for joining us today as we explore wisdom on our 2nd millennium of podcasts. This is Day 1245 of our trek, and it is time for our 3-minute mini trek called Wisdom Unplugged.  This short nugget of wisdom includes an inspirational quote with a little bit of additional content for today’s trek. Consider this your vitamin supplement of wisdom for today. So let’s jump right in with today’s nugget.

Today’s quote is from Unknown, and it is, “If you blame others for your failure, do you credit others for your successes?”

Blame or Credit

When we fail, there are usually mitigating circumstances, situations, or people that attribute to that failure. It is so easy for us to point to someone or something as causing our failure. Ultimately, though, we  have to accept responsibility for the failures that we encounter in life, because, at least partially, we have contributed to that failure.

On the flip side of the failure/success coin, when we do succeed, our success is not based on our effort alone but is also attributed to the many peoples that have assisted us along life’s journey. Yes,we may be a major contributing factor to the overall outcome of our success, but we certainly cannot claim the sole credit for that success.

So the next time you start blame-shifting when you run into obstacles and failures, be aware, that you must accept that responsibility as a contributing part of that failure. The next time you attempt to hog all the glory for your victories, realize also that there are many others that have assisted you along life’s paths. Accept failure, learn from it, become successful, and share that success with all those who have helped you to achieve it.

Proverbs [15:22]

Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.

That’s a wrap for today’s Wisdom Unplugged quote. If you would like free access to my database of over 11,000 inspirational quotes, the link is available on the main page of Wisdom-Trek.com.  As you enjoy these nuggets of wisdom, encourage your friends and family to join us and then come along tomorrow for another day of our Wisdom-Trek, Creating a Legacy.

If you would like to listen to any of our past 1244 treks or read the Wisdom Journal, they are available at Wisdom-Trek.com. I encourage you to subscribe to Wisdom-Trek on your favorite podcast player so that each day’s trek will be downloaded automatically.

Thank you for allowing me to be your guide, mentor, and, most of all, your friend as I serve you through the Wisdom-Trek podcast and journal.

As we take this trek together, let us always:

  1. Live Abundantly (Fully)
  2. Love Unconditionally
  3. Listen Intentionally
  4. Learn Continuously
  5. Lend to others Generously
  6. Lead with Integrity
  7. Leave a Living Legacy Each Day

I am Guthrie Chamberlain reminding you to Keep Moving Forward, Enjoy Your Journey, and Create a Great Day Everyday! See you tomorrow for Worldview Wednesday!