Shopping Basket
Your Basket is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should receive an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Basket




Guilt and Blame Game

Posted by [email protected] on 26 November, 2016 at 11:55

This topic was inspired by a book I read “The Secret life of bees” by Sue Monk Kidd. In the book one of the characters dies and the family starts falling into the trap of guilt. “If only I had done this, he would still be here”, was the common refrain. This in turn reminded me of the death of a close family friend. The husband was in the bathroom when he got a massive heart attack. Unfortunately, he passed away at a young age of 45. The wife took the blame and guilt stating if I she had checked on him quicker he may be alive.


It’s sad to watch how we succumb to guilt and blame game. Somehow we always find a reason for it. It can be simple things, if I had only exercised I would not be this fat or more complex emotions if I had only trusted him more, we would have a lovable relationship. Blame and guilt follow us everywhere.

I notice blame and guilt are over the past events. And I think the root cause is the lack of acceptance of the event, the thing or the person.


Now I don’t like myself fat so I blame my non-exercise routine. Most of the times blame and guilt pull us down instead of giving us the courage to do something about it. I am fat and I am sure if I exercise I will lose these extra pounds. That power, courage and conviction is not seen in the blame and guilt game.


People can also use blame and guilt game on us. I think it’s the manifestation of fear. I am afraid you will leave me so I use the blame/ guilt game to hold on to you. Fear – one more downer.


It’s on us to realize that blame and guilt games are not fun to play. We should rather play acceptance and courage games. Let me forgive my and everybody else’s mistakes. Let me accept today’s reality. Let me find the courage to tread forward.


I waited

But you didn’t show up

I start playing

The blame game


I lied

On my whereabouts

I am now

In the guilt game



I ask

Break the shackles

He says


Let compassion overrule blame

Let acceptance overrule guilt

Let courage forge


Now, I play

The compassion game

The acceptance game

The courage game



Categories: Courage

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

Already a member? Sign In


Reply Cialis
23:37 on 5 September, 2021 
Zithromax Birth Control
Reply playect
4:27 on 6 September, 2021 
Reply Icepsycle
10:26 on 6 September, 2021 
Reply Viagra
8:47 on 7 September, 2021 
Priligy Costo
Reply preancy
3:05 on 9 September, 2021 
Reply traidedam
14:27 on 9 September, 2021 - does propecia regrow hair
Reply appoifogy
21:01 on 9 September, 2021 
Reply Propecia
5:06 on 10 September, 2021 
Viagra Online Kaufen
Reply BoupgrouT
6:12 on 11 September, 2021 
Reply Embolla
7:48 on 11 September, 2021 
cialis prices
Reply how to buy stromectol
9:04 on 11 September, 2021 
levitra 20mg price
Reply buy plaquenil
3:59 on 20 September, 2021 
Cialis 5 Mg Cost
Reply outlivy
5:58 on 20 September, 2021 
lasix order ezzz
Reply Accipix
19:24 on 20 September, 2021 
priligy medicine
Reply Siniuff
1:17 on 21 September, 2021 - what is priligy dapoxetine
Reply PapyAnawn
6:20 on 23 September, 2021 - plaquenil and covid-19
Reply playerm
3:39 on 24 September, 2021 
Reply Priligy
11:04 on 24 September, 2021 
Make Me Last Longer
Reply lasix shop
20:04 on 24 September, 2021 
effects of levitra
Reply Cypefeedy
20:39 on 24 September, 2021 
purchase hydroxychloroquine