”Rejection is God’s protection” Toke Makinwa writes open letter to young dreamers

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”Dear young dreamer,

There’s always going to be someone in the room who feels you are undeserving of that opportunity, there’s always someone that’ll argue against why you are chosen, there will always be that one person who just doesn’t see you or who feels they are better than you. Some opportunities you’ll get, some they will win, whatever the case is, don’t stop pushing. She’s too loud, she’s not what we are looking for, she’s everywhere, I just don’t like her, she is controversial….the list is endless.

It happens to the best of us and for the longest time I will cry and be so sad at why I’m always excluded, I’m just trying to have a better end than my beginning, I’m really just doing me not bothering anyone, just trying to eat.

Rejection they say is God’s protection, I don’t know who I’m speaking too but I handle rejection by flipping the script in my head. They see your potential; ohhhh they see it but you trigger their inner demons. It’s…



Linda Ikeji