Oh, how I love the Internet. Way back in December of 2012, Basecamp.com co-founder Jason Fried posted A mistake is a moment in time on the project management app's Signal v. Noise blog.
If you've ever blundered hard, and had a hard time forgiving yourself, Jason's article is a good reminder that mistakes aren't intentional. It's also an invitation to consider that mistakes might have an important place in the human experience.
Here's an excerpt. Click the graphic to read Jason's short and insightful take on the sometimes painful matter.