Rejection doesn’t mean you weren’t good enough; it means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer.
Duff here. My Role Model, Mr. Snoopy, is also a Writer. He has entertaining Takes on His Life, usually involving Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, and Charlie Brown. He and His Sidekick, Woodstock, have the best Philosophical Discussions ever. Often They settle the Affairs of the World when on the top of Snoopy’s Doghouse. At times, the Little Bird will get blown away by the Topics (or the Weather). But with Persistence, He flies back and Continues where They left off. Living unstuck.
Every year, Snoopy sends in a Manuscript to a Fiction Contest. This tongue-in-cheek Competition challenges Entrants to write the opening Sentence to the worst of all Possible Novels. (These are the Starting Lines that are Deliberately Bad.) Snoopy usually chooses “It was a dark and stormy night . . ." and is soundly rejected each Time. But He takes the View that the Judges simply don’t appreciate what He has to say. And sends in Another the following year. Determined Pooch! Living unstuck.
How about You? Do You get depressed when What You have to offer is turned down? Or do You show Your grit and Persevere? I say: Choose the latter. It will show Your Strength and Fortitude. It will also serve as a Warning . . . You’ll be back! Trust Me on this. Living unstuck. #unstuck-living# determination