It’s Okay to Make Mistakes so Lighten Up on the Idea I Screwed Up My Life

When we can understand that it’s okay to make mistakes, because life is a learning experience, we better ourselves.

By letting go of thoughts on ‘something to prove’ because perhaps you feel ‘I screwed up my life’, things will change for you.

Yes, and for the better, with a life you truly want to live.

While it can appear a little high-risk, and also counter-intuitive, accept even more mistakes. What I mean is begin accepting the fact that more mistakes are possible.

But that you will learn from them, and that it’s okay to make mistakes.

There’s no need to prove yourself to gain freedom from your errors. Paradoxically this develops the problems for much less mistakes to happen.

Likewise much more enjoyable and also more creative performance to occur.

Keep in mind as you absorb this article for its value to you this spiritual metaphysical principle from A Course in Miracles:

  • “And when the memory of God has come to you in the holy place of forgiveness you will remember nothing else, and memory will be as useless as learning, for your only purpose will be creating.”

Right here are a couple of points to consider if you’re haunting yourself over thoughts of, I screwed up my life.

Just as well to concentrate on broadening your capability for making mistakes in life. Yes, seeing those blunders in a more favorable means.

Are we really sinners?

Our self-taught belief in sin says that humanity is “born into sin.”

This a law of confusion which helps you to hound yourself over those thoughts of: I screwed up my life.

This confusion is dear indeed to the ego-based mind aspect in us all as humans, built on fear and doubt.

It reminds us that because we are sinners we must deserve death. The law demands that our “errors call for punishment,” rather than reversal or correction, as in undoing.

Think about this honestly. When we condemn ourselves for making natural errors, and then label ourselves sinners, we have placed ourselves beyond correction in our minds.

(Here’s another recommended article to help: letting go of fear doesn’t mean we deliberately walk in front of heavy traffic, or allow wild animals to approach me.) 

How often have we heard it said, “Once a sinner always a sinner?”

We’ve placed an irrevocable sentence on ourselves and make God out to be the prosecutor.

What kind of a relationship do we have, then as a Child to God?

Can we be the whole Son (Child) of God and feel at-one with a Father that is against us? Or condemns us?

You certainly can’t, but you can fear Him.

This “God fearing” status the ego says we should maintain would make anyone naturally see Him as separate. As well, for some of us an enemy.

This is why many turn their backs on any such belief in a Supreme Being. This is also why the relationship you may see as having with God is confusing, one of opposition.

I mean, where you feel you must always be pleasing God, rather than joining Him.

A Course in Miracles further states:

  • “Forgiveness removes only the untrue, lifting the shadows from the world and carrying it, safe and sure within its gentleness, to the bright world of new and clean perception.”

One part of us seems to be weak and the other strong. To fear God appears to be the real way to love Him.

This is why we frantically work to turn the unreal into a reality of sort, followed by blame and excuses.

We’re so set in thriving for the untrue that of which is difficult to achieve.

But wouldn’t it make more sense to accept the strong, willing and ready part of you, as the easy side.

Yes, where life naturally flows with you?

This is your oneness with God, and certainly is not weak.

I hear you asking. How do you know if you are operating in accordance to God’s plan?

How do you know for certain you’re not following a false idea given to you by the ego?

You will know when you no longer have to place effort into scolding yourself over the notion of, I screwed up my life.

No, you will learn to be resilient, to bounce back and learn from your mistakes while living in this world.


The power within you gets you back on track when you make mistakes in life.

It suggests you can loosen up in the tasks you think you have and allow life to be easy and flowing. 

Each of us has the capacity to assert the power of creativity when we come to be sharp to the indicators of divine interaction.

Yes, I mean by the Holy Spirit, which is God’s Spirit set within you. The expansion of integrity will certainly locate its path to you.

Likewise, there’s no requirement for the anxiousness, stress and anxiety. As well as rushed sort of energy over scolding yourself for mistakes.

It indicates you do not need to live every day in worry, or sensations endangered by the unpreventable end to all of it.

Having an effective life is in how you project yourself.

When Forgiving Light is covered we are kept back, and also restricted in our capacity to acknowledge the power of the whole mind we are of.

Yes, or in “conventional terms,” the Son of God, which is our own private inner power.

By looking past and beyond what you do not desire or what appears to be obstructing you is the wonder of a miracle.

That miracle is called forgiveness.

Real forgiveness is a miracle because we overlook the thoughts and perceptions of the ego-based world. And in doing so, we look and go beyond to the reality of Who we are.

This is how you overcome mistakes in life and live with purpose and passion. 

(I also suggest this other related article on: Many can’t move forward because they harbor past mistakes for far too long. Forgive yourself and shift forward!) 

To moving forward in life,

James Nussbaumer

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