I was watching Anne of Green Gables again. Part two this time, where Anne is trying to get a short story published and gets
All I can say is I TOTALLY GET HER!
And then Marilla says something that really stirred my inner debater. This isn't a quote, just as close as I can recall.
"Anne, why do you do this to yourself? What makes you want to create trials and hardships in your life? I've chosen the easy, calm life, one without rejections and self-made heart break."
So I've been thinking. Why did I choose this? Seriously. Looking back, the rejections were hard. And my answer:
Choosing my trials is a lot easier than letting them choose me!
Why do you do it? What makes you torment yourself with rejection after rejection, self-induced trial after trial?