We all can experience rejection some times or other in any area of our lives, regardless of maturity or stature. Rejection is not reliant to anyone, it will attack when you are in a vulnerable state, or even when you feel on top of the world! It is an emotional wound that may become a part of our lives; and it hurts.
Dealing with rejection is the first steps to your spiritual healing. When we’re going through difficulties and pain, we would often feel the sense of guilt. Guilt that would over-ride the truth that it is your fault. Rejection does not care who you are and it will always be at the door just waiting to attack.
There are many element for rejection which can come in many dimension:
- Family relationships
- Church Environment
- Social Media
Many of these areas can have a huge impact on our lives which can be devastating when we are at our weakest. Regardless how small or big, critical or longterm, you will find that rejection can only have the power over us if you allow it to control your lives and it can also leave us feeling paralysed.
Although rejection can come to us through different circumstances the tool that we can combat is first to love yourself and rebuild your self-esteem. In order for us to deal with rejection is to forgive ourselves of past mistake and bad choices.
Believe that God loves you first when He sent His Son to die for you (John 3:16).
11 ways to heal from pain of rejection:
- Forgive yourself for the mistakes, bad choices; because it is not your fault things did not work out accordingly
- Know who you are
- Be true to yourself; you are unique and there is only one of you
- You are not replaceable
- Do not blame yourself for someone else’s fault
- Think positive
- Believe that God loves you unconditionally
- Forgive the perpetrator
- Accept you
- Love yourself
- Believe in yourself and know your values
Do not let rejection cause you not to try again, be it in love, career or relationships, no matter how hard it become.
We have His power and the tenacity to move forward and to receive our God-given assignment.
You can make it!
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