“… [B]lunders are not the merest chance. They are the results of suppressed desires and conflicts. They are ripples on the surface of life, produced by unsuspected springs. And these may be very deep—as deep as the soul itself. The blunder may amount to the opening of a destiny.”
Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces
So, we need to go easy on ourselves when we make a “mistake”. After all, is it, really?