Mistakes Are Inevitable Analysis

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Mistakes are inevitable. There’s no sugar-coating or sidestepping it; they’re inescapable. In life if there’s one thing that is certain, apart from death and taxes that is, it’s that no matter how hard you try or however noble your intentions may be, you’re going to make mistakes that will undoubtedly hurt others and yourself. It’s merely human to and isn’t that what we are? Failure, as individuals perceive it, is trying to achieve something and falling short. When did that become a bad thing? There’s a notable difference between doing a bad thing and being a bad person. Along with the hurt our mistakes cause others, comes a lot of guilt and shame. True this might be painful but the guilt we feel, it’s a good thing. We must allow ourselves to feel the pain, the guilt, the shame; the day that hurting another person as a result of our own mistakes doesn’t bother us is the day we’ve got real problems.

So what does happen after we make the inevitable mistakes we do? For all our justifications of making mistakes because we’re human, where we differ is with the choices we make after we falter. There’re some who feel so ashamed by the hurt they’ve caused others that they fall into the never-ending cycle of self-loathing and guilt that they’re doomed to repeat them. On the other hand there’re
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It’s painful and unfair, but it’s the only way to find out who you really are. It’s easy to look back and point out the mistakes in our lives and wish we had never made them but the fact of the matter is that our lives are built on these mistakes as much as they are, if not more, on our successes. They make us who we are and that isn’t something worth letting go. Finally, like one of my favourite authors JK Rowling said, we’ve all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on, that’s who we really
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