Your mistakes do not define you. You have to come to terms that you can never undo what you did and be okay with that. You can finally move on & if you are holding any mistake captive, let it go. It's okay to make mistakes, that's life.
"I as a child didn't understand what I was staring at, I just watched as this shadowed creature curled up in the corner weeping. When I wouldn't look at him, he would form an evil grin and try to kill me. Luckily he couldn't get to me through the mirror." Riley thought smiling at himself in the mirror laughing slightly "But now were good friends."
Don't be fooled between character and an act. A person who is truly good-hearted will be kind to everyone, not just the people they stand to gain something from. A person who is truly kind will feel remorse for causing pain, and they will try to make it right.
This is so very true. It never ceases to amaze me how it never seems to occur to those people who speak poorly of others behind their backs all the time -- how much they are actually speaking of themselves with their actions. Speaks volumes to me of their own character.