I had been rejected, but I was still in love.

“I had been rejected but I was still in love.” Cliché, I know, to quote Steve Jobs. But, I’ll tell you one thing, the man was onto something. I do not refer to his great fame, wealth, or successes. Humor me, there is a point here. I have lived my life with full grit and passion. Waking up every morning is a miracle, and I have come a long way to finally appreciate it. But Rejection is a part of this life, and I do not undermine its destructive abilities. It eats at your bones when it hits you. It clings to your mind like a depressing outburst, always on repeat, playing over and over again. But rejection is incentive. Rejection is renewal of purpose. It’s a liberating thought, that rejection’

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