When one follows the path of individuation (journey towards wholeness), when one lives one’s own life, one must take mistakes into the bargain; life would be incomplete without them.
There is no guarantee–not for a single moment–that we will not fall into error or stumble into deadly peril.
We may think there is a sure road.
But that would be the road of death.
Then nothing happens any longer–at any rate, not the right things.
Anyone who takes the sure road is as good as dead. ~Carl Jung, MDR, Page 297