Rejection dating quotes
and yet the answer I received was clear.“No.”It’s a word we all fear. Moses followed God’s orders to plead with Pharaoh to release the Children of Israel from bondage and was repeatedly denied. I was surprised at how many impactful stories and miracles from the scriptures are preceded by one, and often times several, intense rejections. ”If we really want to experience miracles and huge blessings in our lives, we will likely have to come face-to-face with rejection. Having faith in the Lord and His plan for us requires us to take action—especially when it’s hard, just like we learn in James 2: 20 (faith without works is dead).
After fleeing the city, Lehi asked his sons to return back to their hometown to retrieve some scriptures from one of the most powerful men in town. They were rejected when they asked for the scriptures. Again, they were rejected and their lives were threatened. Alma and Amulek were persecuted and imprisoned for preaching the gospel. Yet the more I searched for it, the more I realized it permeates the gospel and our lives. Rather, the gospel is a guide for maneuvering through the challenges of life with a sense of purpose and direction.”This got me wondering, “How many blessings and opportunities am I missing out on because I’m avoiding problems, disappointments, and rejection?
It was a total rejection from the job I felt I would have been ‘perfect for’ — which then allowed me to go for a job that was way more prestigious, better paid, and just all around a much better job than the one I had been pining for. Yes, have a cry (or a Ben and Jerry’s tub) if you must, but then move on – because life has something better in store for you.
The point is, if there is rejection attached to something, it’s not meant for you. In sales, we say that every “no” is getting you closer to your “yes.” This is true in sales and in life.
It’s time to realize this and squash the subconscious idea that you don’t deserve any better. All details aside, you don’t need anyone’s constant affection or approval in order to be good enough in this world.
When someone rejects or abandons or judges you, it isn’t actually about you. You’re allowed to voice your thoughts and feelings. You’re allowed to hold on to the truth that who you are is more than enough. Please leave a comment below and share your insights with us.
Don’t overthink it – and don’t let it keep you from moving forward.It’s about them and their own insecurities, limitations, and needs. Your worth isn’t contingent upon other people’s acceptance of you – it’s something inherent. And you’re allowed to let go of anyone in your life who makes you feel otherwise. My stomach simultaneously shot into my throat and into my shoes. I wanted the answer to be “Yes” more than anything in the world . Noah preached repentance to the world, warning them of impending destruction and was laughed at, scorned, and mocked. You would think that if God sent someone on a mission to do His will that the path would be made easy for Him. As Sheri Dew said:“Lucifer whispers that life’s not fair and that if the gospel were true, we would never have problems or disappointments. Dale Carnegie said: If miracles and blessings are waiting on the other side of rejection, maybe it’s time we start seeking out rejections. The hero story always comes with a hardship which has to be endured before a triumph is seen.It looks easier in the older history books – slay the dragon, kill the evil king, free the prisoners — okay, maybe I have been watching too much Game of Thrones – but the point is, there is a definite ‘task’ which must be completed before success is earned. If you allow it to, it can keep you stuck, quitting before you are meant to and giving up because rejection can sometimes make us question ourselves and the value we bring to those around us.