I recently read that one "should never compare [their] journey with someone else's. Your journey is your journey and not a competition." At first, I just dismissed it as just another piece of wacky philosophical jargon, but for some reason I came back to it. And long story short, I am so grateful for all the failures, and struggles and successes that have brought me right where I am today.
As I receive more and more submissions and have to tell more and more prospective models no (by not replying), I want to just encourage you that "no" is often just a redirection in your journey and not a personal attack. I thank God for all the "redirections" I have endured, and I pray that the future will bring you the same perspective.
And with that said, this is definitely my season of "YES!" I am so proud of what this business has become and what it continues to grow into. I am proud that my business relationships have been executed with integrity, and that I am establishing lasting relationships with both my models and my clients. I pray that you are blessed by what ever journey you are on.