Rejection

I do not believe rejection is something anyone enjoys.

I know I have had periods of rejection in my life... some subtle, some obvious, some trivial, some significant.

"Go Away"

I have heard it directly... Perhaps it was a childhood crush that didn't reciprocate my feelings.
Perhaps it was an older sibling tired of having the younger "tag along".
Perhaps it was through the actions of a spouse that was ready to end a relationship.
Perhaps it was from a parent that didn't want to be bothered.
 Two words, so simple... yet so harmful.
What can be uttered in seconds can leave damaging results for years to come.

The chapter I have started this week is titled "Two Words You Never Want to Hear"
The chapter is written as a poem and provides assurance that despite any rejection I may have felt in the past, that I am feeling in the present, or that I will feel in the future...  There are two words I will never hear from the one that matters...




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  1. Rejection hurts no matter how it said or done. I am glad I will never hear rejection from my Father in heaven.

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    1. Bill this is so true... It leaves a lasting scar for sure.

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  2. No, we will never hear "go away" from God. Instead, we hear, "Draw closer." Oh, what comfort there is in those two words!
    Blessings, Ryan!

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    1. I like the contrast Martha, Draw Closer.... Definitely words of comfort.

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