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Do you desire to gain wisdom, make an impact on your world, and create a living legacy? Through the use of positive/encouraging stories, parables, allegories, and analogies we will explore the trails of everyday life in a practical and meaningful manner as we scale towards our summit of life. The purpose of our Wisdom-Trek podcast and journal is to teach you wisdom and discipline, to help you understand the insights of the wise, to teach you to live disciplined and successful lives, to help you do what is right, just, and fair. By obtaining this wisdom then you will be able to create a living legacy for today that will live on and be multiplied through the lives of others.



Wisdom-Trek.com is your portal to all things pertaining to the acquisition of wisdom, insight, and knowledge. The Wisdom-Trek platform includes this website along with a daily journal, and a daily podcast on wisdom and creating a living legacy. It is your portal because it is our hope that everyone will share and participate in gaining wisdom, insight, and discernment. As we gain wisdom it is so we can share what we have learned with others. No single person is ‘all-wise’ and when we share with each other that we all gain wisdom. We encourage you to share insights, ask questions, and grow together. Join us today and become part of the Wisdom-Trek team.

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Do you desire to gain wisdom, make an impact on your world, and create a living legacy? Through the use of positive/encouraging stories, parables, allegories, and analogies we will explore the trails of everyday life in a practical and meaningful manner as we scale towards our summit of life. The purpose of our Wisdom-Trek podcast and journal is to teach you wisdom and discipline, to help you understand the insights of the wise, to teach you to live disciplined and successful lives, to help you do what is right, just, and fair. By obtaining this wisdom then you will be able to create a living legacy for today that will live on and be multiplied through the lives of others.



Wisdom-Trek.com is your portal to all things pertaining to the acquisition of wisdom, insight, and knowledge. The Wisdom-Trek platform includes this website along with a daily journal, and a daily podcast on wisdom and creating a living legacy. It is your portal because it is our hope that everyone will share and participate in gaining wisdom, insight, and discernment. As we gain wisdom it is so we can share what we have learned with others. No single person is ‘all-wise’ and when we share with each other that we all gain wisdom. We encourage you to share insights, ask questions, and grow together. Join us today and become part of the Wisdom-Trek team.

    Day 1503 – Crafting A Futuristic Mindset – Ask Gramps

    Day 1503 – Crafting A Futuristic Mindset – Ask Gramps

    Welcome to Day 1503 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me. This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to WisdomCrafting A Futuristic Mindset – Ask GrampsWisdom - 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, 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. Today is Day 1503 of our Trek, and our focus on Fridays is the future technological and societal advances, so we call it Futuristic Fridays. My personality is one that has always been very future-oriented. Since my childhood, I have yearned for the exploration and discovery of new technologies and advancements for the future. I grew up with the original Star Trek series, and even today, as I am now on my 65th revolution around the sun, I still dream of traveling in space. Each week we will explore rapidly converging technologies and advancements, which will radically change our lives. At times, the topics may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but each area that we explore is already well on its way of becoming a reality over the next couple of decades.
    To keep with our theme of “Ask Gramps,” I will put our weekly topics in the form of a question to get us on track. This week’s question is, Hey Gramps, how can I create and maintain a mindset that is future-oriented while staying focused on what is essential for today? 
    Crafting a Futuristic Mindset
    Last week we focused on turning Sick Care into Well Care. This week let us look at what it takes to be future-oriented while maintaining a focus on what is essential today. I am using some of the information mentioned in Peter Diamandis’s blogs and book “The Future is Faster Than You Think.”
    While business and material success is not the most important determining factor of overall success, it is an indicator of a focused life. So let me ask you a question. What made Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, or Elon Musk succeed? Was it their technology or their mindset?
    Personally, I think mindset is an entrepreneur’s most critical asset. Yet few of us ever take the time to craft it -- to purposefully select and sharpen the mindset(s) we desire.
    Your mindset is the filter through which you see the world. It determines how you spend your time, what decisions you make, and where you invest your resources.
    I’ve been asked whether I’ve always had an Abundance mindset and an Exponential mindset over the years. The answer is yes, and no. They are both mindsets that are part of my personality, but I’ve crafted and honed my mindset progressively over the past 40+ years.
    So how do you craft and reinforce a mindset? Which mindsets are the most exciting for me? These are the questions we will explore today.
    Let’s dive in…
    HOW MINDSETS WORK...

    Before choosing which mindset(s) to focus on, it helps to understand how mindsets work.
    Here’s an analogy: if you’ve been following Artificial Intelligence developments, you know that we can train neural nets to do image recognition. The challenge with these neural nets is that they’re only as good as the data you feed them.
    For example, if you show the neural nets thousands of pictures of cats and show them a picture of a dog, the algorithm will tell you that the dog is actually a cat. It doesn’t know any better.
    The same is true for our brains, which are also a type of neural net. If you continuously feed your mind with negative perspectives, your outlook will be negative. You won’t know any better. So my question to you is, how are you training your neural net?
    Most of us don’t realize that we’re doing this training. It operate

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    Day 1502 – The Dirty Diner – Humor Unplugged

    Day 1502 – The Dirty Diner – Humor Unplugged

    Welcome to Day 1502 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me.This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to WisdomThe Dirty Diner – Humor UnpluggedWisdom - 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, 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 1502 of our Trek, and time for a 3-minute mini-trek called Humor Unplugged. Our Thursday podcast will provide a short and clean funny story to help you lighten up and live a rich and satisfying life. Something to cheer you and give a bit a levity in your life. We are told in  (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+17:22&version=NLT) A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength. Consider this your vitamin supplement of cheer for today. So let’s jump right in with today’s funny which is titled:
    The Dirty DinerGeorge and Bill were on a road trip out west, and the towns were few and far between. It was getting rather late in the day, and they both were feeling a bit tired, so they decided to stop at a diner for a cup of coffee. As they entered ‘The Last Chance Diner,’ they couldn’t help but notice that it was a greasy spoon of a place. They saw a booth towards the back of the diner and proceeded towards it. Before they slid into a booth, George had to brush the crumbs off the seat, and Bill took a napkin from the holder and swiped at a spill on the table. Sally, the waitress, came over, chewing loudly on gum, and asked if they wanted some menus.
    “No, thanks,” said George. “I'll just have a cup of black coffee."
    "I'll have black coffee too," replied Bill. "And please make sure the cup is clean."
    Sally shot Bill a nasty look. She turned and marched off into the kitchen.
    About five minutes later, Sally was back with a tray with cups on it. "Two cups of black coffee," Sally announced. "Which one of you wanted the clean cup?"I hope that brought a smile to your face today. If it did pass your smile onto some else, we all could use a kind smile each day. Our Thursday thought is, “When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal.”

    Here is our verse for today:
    (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs%2015%3A17&version=NLT)
    A bowl of vegetables with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate.
    Just as you enjoy these nuggets of humor, please encourage your friends and family to join us and then come along tomorrow for another day of ‘Wisdom-Trek, Creating a Legacy.’ If you would like to listen to any of our past 1501 treks or read the Wisdom Journal, they are all available at Wisdom-Trek.com.  I encourage you to subscribe to Wisdom-Trek on your favorite podcast player so that each day will be downloaded to you automatically.
    Thank you for allowing me to be your guide, mentor, and most importantly, I am your friend as I serve you in through this Wisdom-Trek podcast and journal each day.
    As we take this Trek of life together, let us always:
    Live Abundantly (Fully)
    Love Unconditionally
    Listen Intentionally
    Learn Continuously
    Lend to others Generously
    Lead with Integrity
    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 Futuristic Friday!

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    Day 1501 – A Family of Imagers – Worldview Wednesday

    Day 1501 – A Family of Imagers – Worldview Wednesday

    Welcome to Day 1501 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me.I am Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to WisdomA Family of Imagers – Worldview WednesdayWisdom - 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, 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. Today is Day 1501 of our Trek, and it is Worldview Wednesday. Creating a Biblical Worldview is essential to have a proper perspective on today’s current events. To establish a Biblical Worldview, you must have a proper understanding of God and His Word. This week, on our Worldview Wednesday episode, we will continue our study based on a course I recently completed taught by Dr. Michael Heiser. Our study is titled “Sons and Daughters of God: The Believer’s Identity, Calling, and Destiny” Throughout this multi-week course, we will demonstrate that, in the Old Testament, “sons of God” and “holy ones” refers to supernatural beings whose Father is God and who work with God to carry out His will and that this divine family was present before humanity. By fully engaging with biblical texts such as Psalm 82; Psalm 89, and Deuteronomy 32:8–9, our study will show that this divine family functions as a template for God’s human family. God desires of humans, as His imagers, to participate in His council. This study addresses issues such as polytheism, the nature of the (little ‘g’) “gods,” and Yahweh’s uniqueness. This study will apply insights to the New Testament texts and show how the metaphor of being in God’s family informs our sense of identity and mission as believers.
    A Family of Imagers·      Segment 28: Believers as Family, Participants - 1
    Introduction
    There are several statements about Jesus in the New Testament. There are also several references about us as His sibling, because of the incarnation. These references build on the family language of the Old Testament “sons of God,” the divine family idea, specifically as it relates to representing God, that is to say, imaging God.
    Christ as “Image of God” Intentionally Links to Genesis
    For instance, in 2 Corinthians 4:4 (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Corinthians+4%3A4&version=NLT), we read that “Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. They are unable to see the glorious light of the Good News. They don’t understand this message about the glory of Christ, who is the exact likeness of God.” Now, we know from the Old Testament that we are spoken of in the same language. If you were a person reading this or hearing this from Paul or the mouth of some other apostle, you would immediately think back to the concept (that scene in Genesis 1) where humanity is created in God’s image or, as we’ve suggested, as God’s imager.
    Here, you have Christ called “the image of God.” He is, think about it, the ultimate human. He becomes man. He is incarnate as a human being, and He is here to do many things, but one of them is to show us what God is like—to be God in the Father’s stead, as it were. Of course, Jesus alludes to this several times in His own ministry, but this language, again, is intentional. As we fix our minds on the fact that Jesus is the ultimate imager, the ultimate example of this, the ultimate template, when the language shifts to believers, that’s going to make sense; it’s going to take our minds back to Genesis and help us to process these things because they have a long history that goes all the way back to the beginning.
    Conforming to Christ
    In Colossians 1:15 (https:/

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    Day 1500 – Be Humble – Wisdom Unplugged

    Day 1500 – Be Humble – Wisdom Unplugged

    Welcome to Day 1500 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me.This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to WisdomBe Humble – Wisdom UnpluggedWisdom - 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, 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 1500 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  Mother Teresa, and it is:    If you are humble, nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.  
    Be HumbleHumility is such a difficult character trait for everyone. I certainly know it is for me. Pride stems back to the original creation, where Adam and Eve followed the evil one's advice, whom himself turned from God because of his pride. True humility before God and our fellow humans is the purest of all character traits. It is the realization that we are dependent and thankful for our creator's grace towards us. It will allow us to excel and succeed where otherwise we would not be able to. Nothing will be able to touch us at our core—neither praise, not disgrace. When we are humble, we can move through life with full confidence of who and what we are before God and others. We can know that we have the best interest of others in our hearts and mind. We will be genuine and pure in all that we do. Humility acknowledges all that we have and ever hope to be is because of God’s overflowing grace through our lives. The Apostle Peter, one of Jesus’s closest disciples, also had an issue with pride, but later in life, he understood how destructive pride could be. He learned humility through many difficult lessons in life. It is wise that we take Peter’s advice.
    (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Peter%205%3A6&version=NLT)
    So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time, he will lift you up in honor.

    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. Just as you enjoy these nuggets of wisdom, encourage your friends and family to join us and then come along tomorrow for another day of ‘Wisdom-Trek, Creating a Legacy.' If you would like to listen to any of our past 1499 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 importantly, I am your friend as I serve you in through this Wisdom-Trek podcast and journal each day.
    As we take this Trek of life together, let us always:
    Live Abundantly (Fully)
    Love Unconditionally
    Listen Intentionally
    Learn Continuously
    Lend to others Generously
    Lead with Integrity
    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!

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    Day 1499 – Bible Study – Use of Common Language – Meditation Monday

    Day 1499 – Bible Study – Use of Common Language – Meditation Monday

    Welcome to Day 1499 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me.This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to WisdomBible Study – Use of Common Language – Meditation MondayWisdom - 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, 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 1499 of our Trek, and it is time for Meditation Monday. Taking time to relax, refocus, and reprioritize our lives is crucial in order to create a living legacy. For you, it may just be time alone for quiet reflection. You may utilize structured meditation practices. In my life, Meditation includes reading and reflecting on God’s Word and in prayer. It is a time to renew my mind, refocus on what is most important, and making sure that I am nurturing my soul, mind, and body. As you come along with me on our trek each Meditation Monday, it is my hope and prayer that you, too, will experience a time for reflection and renewing of your mind. 
    We are continuing our series this week on Meditation Monday as we focus on Mastering Bible Study through a series of brief insights from Hebrew Scholar, Dr. Michael S. Heiser. Our current insights are focusing on what the Bible is. Today let us meditate on:
    Bible Study – Use of Common Language·      Insight Twenty-Nine: There Is No Such Thing as “Holy Ghost Greek”The New Testament was originally written in Greek. Like every language. Greek changes over time in script, word meanings, and grammar. Contemporary spoken and written English has significant differences from English of prior eras. This is most easily seen in vocabulary. Fifty years ago, words like “blog.” “‘Facebook,’ and “chatroom’ didn’t exist in English. There are also differences, for example, between British and American English. So it should come as no surprise that the Greek of the New Testament is different than Greek of other periods.
    These differences, along with the nature of the New Testament, led many people, including scholars, to suppose that the New Testament’s Greek was unique, perhaps even created by divine providence specifically to communicate the truth of the gospel. People took this idea seriously into the late 1800s. Today, it’s known to be a complete falsehood.
    This belief’s mythical nature was exposed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by archaeological discoveries of previously unknown Greek manuscripts. For example, toward the end of the nineteenth century, thousands of papyrus fragments written in Greek were discovered in Egypt in garbage dumps. Greek scholars quickly discerned that the Greek of these fragments was the same type of Greek found in the New Testament and the early church fathers, a stage of the language known as “common Greek, or koinë Greek (pronounced, koinay).”

    Koine Greek is a byproduct of Alexander the Great’s conquest. Although Alexander’s soldiers were Greeks, they spoke different versions of the Greek language. There were numerous dialects. A common form of the language was created and spread to communicate with each other effectively. As Alexander’s armies swept east across the Mediterranean, Asia Minor (modern Turkey), Mesopotamia, and India, this common Greek spread throughout his empire. This common (koine) Greek is the language of the New Testament.
    There is no such thing as “Holy Ghost Greek.” We ought not to assign any special status to it when we’re doing word studies in our study of Scripture. Doing so leads to a flawed interpretation. Fortunately, the Greek of the New Testament wasn’t unique. It

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    Day 1498 – Transforming Sick Care Into Well Care –Ask Gramps

    Day 1498 – Transforming Sick Care Into Well Care –Ask Gramps

    Welcome to Day 1498 of our Wisdom-Trek, and thank you for joining me. This is Guthrie Chamberlain, Your Guide to WisdomTransforming Sick Care Into Well Care – Ask GrampsWisdom - 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, 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. Today is Day 1498 of our Trek, and our focus on Fridays is the future technological and societal advances, so we call it Futuristic Fridays. My personality is one that has always been very future-oriented. Since my childhood, I have yearned for the exploration and discovery of new technologies and advancements for the future. I grew up with the original Star Trek series, and even today, as I am now on my 65th revolution around the sun, I still dream of traveling in space. Each week we will explore rapidly converging technologies and advancements, which will radically change our lives. At times, the topics may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but each area that we explore is already well on its way of becoming a reality over the next couple of decades.
    To keep with our theme of “Ask Gramps,” I will put our weekly topics in the form of a question to get us on track. This week’s question is, Hey Gramps, last week you shared about slowing the aging process, but many people are getting sick and dying due to poor life choices. How can this be resolved?
    Transforming Sick Care Into Well Care
    Last week we explored how pre-mature aging was actually a pandemic that could be prevented with new technologies. This week, I want to focus on turning sick care into healthcare. I am using some of the information mentioned in Peter Diamandis’s blogs and book “The Future is Faster Than You Think.”
    The U.S. healthcare industry is in for significant disruption in the decade ahead. It is so broken that it’s horrifying. As can be seen with the current global pandemic, we need to start focusing on our health, not just caring for the sick.
    U.S. healthcare spending hit a total of $3.6 trillion in 2019. During 2020 with the additional burden of Covid-19 and its related illnesses, last year will pale in comparison.
    Fear of liability prompts U.S. doctors to spend $210 billion per year on procedures patients don’t need. Of every 5,000 new drugs introduced, 5 make it to human testing, and only one is ultimately approved. Yet even then, the average pharmaceutical product takes 12 YEARS to get from lab to patient, costing upwards of $2.5 billion. While the rush to market for a Covid-19 vaccine will accelerate this somewhat, we have to ask, at what cost?
    There is hope on the horizon. A new generation of AI-enabled, data-driven companies, will transform what is today “sick care” into healthcare.
    Today we’ll look at a new generation of diagnostics that enable you to become the CEO of your own health. You are responsible for your own health; it is not the medical practitioner’s responsibility. Let’s explore how you can catch diseases at “stage-0” before it becomes life-threatening.
    Continuous DIY Diagnostics
    Let us look at one plausible future scenario. On a wintery Wednesday in January 2026, you’re being watched, carefully watched. Technically, you’re asleep in your bed, but Google’s home assistant knows your schedule. Thanks to your Oura ring, it also knows you’ve just completed a REM cycle and are now entering Stage 1 sleep—making it the perfect time to wake you up.A gentle increase in the room’s lighting simulates the sunrise, while optimized light wavelengths maximize wakefulness and improve your

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