I'm often making mistakes, forgetting to pay bills, doing things I really shouldn't. I can think back through my life and pick out all of the mistakes and I beat myself up as if the original punishment for my actions wasn't enough. I find myself stuck in those past mistakes unable to step in the future with growth and change. I'm too focused and all that I have done wrong. Even now I'm facing a current mistake and I'm being incredibly hard on myself. I'm stuck on this. Life is flying by me and here I am still unable to get past this moment.
"But it's never too late and almost nothing is fatal."
It's time I begin to learn from the mistakes and move forward having grown and changed. Having learned what to avoid, what to do, what not to do. It's time to show myself some grace and forgiveness. Those mistakes are not the end of the world. I may not be able to change what happened but I am ready to learn from them.