rebelling against low expectations

AuthorDana Dirksen

is a 19-year-old from Ohio. A former homeschooler, she is now in college, majoring in piano performance. Her hobbies include reading (especially novels), photographing nature, writing, baking delicious desserts, and playing with kids. She is a work in progress, but God is faithful.

Do Hard Things Story Contest: Dana’s Story


After reading so many great entries for the Do Hard Things Story Contest, we’ve decided to highlight a story on TheRebelution every week for the rest of the year. Each story emphasizes how Do Hard Things has impacted these rebelutionaries. Today, meet Dana! I remember the first encounter I had with Do Hard Things. I was around fourteen years old, and my mom had found a copy of the book at a...

rebelling against low expectations

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