rebelling against low expectations

AuthorAmanda Rose

is a homeschooled student finishing her junior year of high school. She is passionate about writing truth wrapped in love, advocating for people who are marginalized by society, and following Jesus with her whole heart. She is often found writing, reading, eating chocolate, drinking coffee, and thinking deep thoughts.

How to Think About the Future


“The wind is moving, but I am standing still A life of pages waiting to be filled” These words to Michael W. Smith’s 1990 hit song “Place in This World” speak directly to how I feel when I ponder my future. I’ve been a teenager for several years, and it has been a time of searching and questioning. I’ve asked questions about God’s existence, the meaning of Jesus’ sacrifice, and what...

12 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Start a New Year


You’re sitting in your living room watching the TV, waiting for the ball to drop. The countdown has started, and you’re on the edge of your seat. As midnight approaches, you join with the crowd you see on the screen: “Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one!” You jump up and do a celebration dance. A new year has begun! Many of us will stay up late on December 31st to usher in...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →