rebelling against low expectations

AuthorBethany Rose

Bethany's name means “bright city on a hill,” and the 18-year-old wants her writing to be just that. She writes about heartache and hope on her blog, Wild Rose Journal. Bethany Rose leads Wilting Rose Project, an Instagram ministry, and posts about nature and writing on her author Instagram.

Don’t Let Your Struggles Define You


My mother was adamant. “You’ve started to wrap your whole identity up in, ‘I’m sick. I can’t do that.’ That’s not healthy!” Her words shocked me: because they were true. I was sick. There were many things I couldn’t do. But it had become my identity. It’s not as if I wasn’t actually ill. This week I had spent more time in bed than out, unable to convince my exhausted body to simply shower. It had...

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 →