Have you ever done the honorable thing and it backfired on you? Did you ever do all the work and someone else got all the credit?
I love to do puzzles, but it is much easier if you have the box top "big" picture to guide you. Life is not like that. We do not have the "big" or the "whole" picture at any given point. We get one puzzle piece at a time and over time as we put them together in what makes up our individual life picture so we start to see a part of the "big" or "whole" picture of our life. However we never really know how much of the picture we are seeing at any given time. It may seem that it is only a corner of the puzzle, but it may actually be the majority of our life puzzle or we may think our puzzle is nearly complete when we have only put together half of the puzzle.