rebelling against low expectations

AuthorHosanna Emily

is a teenage girl who wants her life to display the love of Christ. She is also an authoress, avid reader, home-school student, American Sign Language learner, and daughter of the King. She writes regularly on her blog and is working on completing her second book. Creating emotion and challenging readers through her words, she desires to make a difference in the world around her for Christ.

Don’t Hide Behind “Introvert”


I used to be an introvert. When my family walked into church and the pastor told us to “mingle,” dread crawled up my spine. At parties, I sat alone and pretended to be okay with remaining silent. Fear kept me from speaking the first words, and I watched the faces going by, hoping a friend would break away from their cliques to talk to me. I used to be an introvert. In some ways, I still am. But I...

Hope Found in the Face of Death


Today is the due date of my little brother. The brother I will never see, never laugh with, never embrace. He was swept into heaven before I could know what his perfectly-formed face looked like. The only thing I ever got to do with my little brother was love him. And I did. From the moment I discovered a new addition was entering our family, I loved him. My heart swelled with excitement, and I...

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 →