rebelling against low expectations

AuthorGenevie Roby

Genevie Roby is a high school senior who lives in Monument, Colorado. She’s passionate about storytelling, reading good books, and hiking her way through the mountains and forests surrounding her home. Above all, she's been redeemed by the blood of Jesus and lives to know him better.

The Lord of the Rings and a Hope that Redefines Our Sorrow


In the midst of my health struggles, it took a movie quote to shake me from my despair and remind me of the core of Christian hope. It came from the movie Return of the King. Faramir is comforting Éowyn, who can only see death and despair in both her own future and the future of the world. The scene goes like this: Éowyn: The city has fallen silent. There is no warmth left in the sun. It grows so...

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rebelling against low expectations

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