I sat stone-faced as he told me I had expressed this unfelt feeling, which he assessed as being categorically inappropriate

Keywords: updates , abuse , alone , ashamed , brokenness , damage , depression , emptiness , hopelessness , isolation , pain , rejection , shame

I sat, unspeaking, as he reproached me for being emotional, though, at least in this instance, is was not true.  And it felt as if he had driven a dagger deep into my heart.

https://rbird007.wordpress.com/2020/06/04/shamed

Although it may not seem like it at the time, a lot of our setbacks set us up for success later on

I asked my followers to share instances where rejection actually turned out to be redirection and helped them get to a better place in their lives. And I’m hoping it’ll inspire each person reading this into believing that better days are coming.

https://lifeontheup.com/2020/03/16/sometimes-rejection-is-just-redirection