From the very beginning, humans sought to blame someone or something else for their actions. Just look at when mankind first sinned (see Genesis 3:12-13). Rather than taking responsibility for eating the forbidden fruit, Adam blamed Eve and Eve blamed the serpent. Maybe a lot of us have become better at taking responsibility—that is, we know better than to blame another person. Yet we still might find a way to place the blame somewhere else, like on our situations. “Well, I wouldn’t have done that if such-and-such didn’t happen.” But whatever happens in our life, it is ultimately our responsibility how we handle it. As Charles R. Swindoll once said, “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we handle it.” And if we respond badly in a situation, we have no one and nothing else to blame but ourselves.