rebelling against low expectations

AuthorEliana Duran

is a homeschooled high school sophomore with a love for words. Besides when she is writing, you can often catch her doodling or reading. She loves Jesus first of all, and also the color purple, mint chocolate chip ice cream, and her nine younger siblings (most of the time). She regularly posts on her blog, Eliana The Writer.

4 Tips for Being a God-Glorifying Sibling


Being a sibling is hard. I would know. I have nine unique little brothers and sisters that I’m called to love all the time. Sometimes it drives me bonkers! It can be hard to treat our siblings right, especially when we’re teenagers and our emotions are extra sensitive. As a brother or a sister, we know we should love our siblings regardless of how we are feeling, but how should we go about this...

Dear Teen, Look Forward to Heaven (But Don’t Ignore the Now)


Keeping Heaven in view can be extremely encouraging. But for me it wasn’t always this way. I used to be terribly upset that I couldn’t go there immediately. “Why, God?” I would ask as my tears fell freely on my pillow. “Why must I stay in this fallen earth so long? How much longer will you put me through this?” Sometimes the bad things that happened, the big things like death as well the little...

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rebelling against low expectations

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