Rejection isn't a fun thing to experience, but it's definitely a part of life. Are you facing a closed door in your own life right now? Worried over your circumstances? Facing the sting of rejection? Dr. Shanta Whitaker is sharing a personal story of rejection in her life and the way God moves in those spaces of hurt in this week's Dwell devotional. Her letter will encourage you and help you to renew your mind with truth!




Dr. Shanta Whitaker is passionate about serving her community through her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, incorporated and the Junior league of Northern VA. She holds a B.S. In Biology from Virginia Union University, a PhD in Microbiology from Yale University and a MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Whitaker is currently a health policy consultant in the DC metro area working to improve healthy outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries. Most importantly, she is a Christ follower and knows that all things work together for those who love the Lord and are called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28).