“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I am positive that a doer makes mistakes.” —John Wooden

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” —George Bernard Shaw

I was going somewhere with this several months ago when I started writing this post and then never finished it. I don’t remember what I was going to write, and the moment has definitely passed now, but I seem to remember that this had something to do with the fact that I had been making a lot of mistakes, and was trying to get my feelings out, while hoping to inspire you all.

Anyways I just reread these quotes now, and although I cannot remember what I was going to write about them, I think they speak for themselves 🙂

Mistakes are a part of life, yes, they are a frustrating and unfortunate part, but none-the-less they are inevitable. So congratulations if you are making mistakes, that means you are alive!

And to take it one step farther, I want to tell you that while, yes, you will make mistakes, in the words of Tenth Ave “hallelujah we are free struggle, we’re not struggling to be free!” So while you are going about your life, being alive and all, remember that you don’t have to be a prisoner to the mistakes you make, you don’t have to get caught in a cycle of mistakes, or in feeling guilty for your mistakes because


~John 19:30~ When He said it was finished, He meant it 😉

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