rejection

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Girl being comforted by friends

How God Encouraged Me When Dating Didn't Work Out

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We had known each other for a long time in church. He had a heart for God, people, and missions, and was fun to be around. Our friends also said that we had good chemistry, so I made the effort to spend more time with him.
Door in the middle of nowhere

How God Prepared Me for Rejection

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I was writing a report at work when I saw the email notification: "...we are regrettably unable to offer you a place in our entering class..."  A hundred emotions rushed through me as I read the rejection letter from my dream school.
A woman feels she can't do it and lie down on the working table.

When You Want to Give Up Before You've Even Started

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An organisation in my college was calling for submissions for a writers’ workshop, so I decided to try it out, as I had just finished writing a story.
Holding a "JUST SAY NO" card

Why We Struggle to Say No

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As I write this, I have just said “no” to listening to my mother’s resentments about a close family member. I told her it would be better for them to talk things out instead of using me as their confidante.

How Rejection Redirected Me Towards God's Plan

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These rejections left me feeling really disappointed and upset. I had always been so sure about myself, and was confident that as long as I knew what I wanted to do, I could do it. But being rejected countless times made me doubt myself and my capabilities. I questioned everything I did and became insecure about my future.

When My Broken Relationships Drove Me to God

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Two falling outs occurred within weeks of each other, resulting in a dark season of hurt so deep that it had a way of molding me, shaping me, and staying with me to this very day—a weakness that drove me to my knees, to tears, and to a deeper relationship with God.

When I Was Offended By My Church

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I couldn't believe that they actually mailed me a letter. When I had completed the Small Group Leadership Training several weeks earlier, our Campus Pastor had informed the class that at the end of the training, some of us would, unfortunately, be receiving a letter stating that we were not currently fit to be small group leaders. I brushed off the possibility.