rebelling against low expectations

AuthorGrace Caylor

Grace Caylor is a college student at the University of Arizona double-majoring in English and Creative Writing. She has written a historical fiction YA novel, The Thrall's Sword, about a Viking girl who learns about God's forgiveness through an Irish boy, which she hopes to publish someday. Her author blog is She blogs her insights about the Lord's abundant, life-transforming grace at:

Your Eternal Romance Can Transform Today


“Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.” (Psalm 146:3) People often talk about marriage as if that is the highest goal in life. As if once you are joined with another soul you are finally complete. As if trusting fully in another person is the greatest thing to pursue. A few weeks ago, I went to a conference that radically challenged me in my...

His Power is Made Perfect in My Weakness


It all started in the shaky, red-faced years of middle school. When I looked at people, I thought of what was going inside their minds. When I tried to think of what to say, my mind blanked. When I decided to talk to someone, I suddenly shrank back in fear I wouldn’t know what to say or that they wouldn’t want to talk to me. For the first time in my life, I realized like a blow to my face, that I...

What Strawberry Farmers Taught Me About True Generosity


“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Cor 9:7) Last summer I flew with my choir to Seattle, Washington. One of the most memorable moments was on a farm miles away from the city (on an island, I believe), where our choir director took us to pick fresh strawberries that the farmer had for...

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 →