Do you remember your first rejection? Was it a boyfriend/girlfriend? Was it from a college? What about not making your high school soccer tryouts?
Sorry for bringing up ill feelings. But I’d be willing to bet that you wouldn’t trade your life right now for the world, eh? You wouldn’t go back in time and fix that rejection because what’s done is done. And it’s made you the person that you are today.
That’s why in life rejection is really just a redirection (I didn’t make this up, but I wish I had). It’s a good reminder that just because we didn’t get where we wanted to be doesn’t mean we’re not where we need to be. Every time you get rejected by something or someone, you’re being pushed in the direction of where your real life begins.
So don’t get upset if you’re rejected. Get excited that you’re that much closer to where you want to be. Or at least, be happy that you’re not the biggest loser in the universe, even though you may feel like it.
2 thoughts on “Rejection = redirection”
Reblogged this on Surviving the Struggle to Success. and commented:
I agree with this post and had to share it. O matter how painful, it can lead to something much better. Give it Time!
Reblogged this on Beckie's Mental Mess and commented:
Original Post by “Bailey Daily” I agree with Grabbety Covens…This must be shared because I believe everyone faces this very emotion. Love this!