rebelling against low expectations

AuthorKarissa Bird

is a 16-year old adventurer who loves the feel of comforting books and soft piano keys; her happinesses come from serving Jesus both at home and on the mission fields of the world. And coffee. Give her a latte, a leather-covered notebook, and a hiding spot in a tree and she might never come back down. She is a musician, a photographer of nature, a videographer of weddings and travels, a future author, and a faithful member of the Writers of Elysian blog inspired by the Young Writers Workshop.

Don’t Waste the Now


Living through bruises, scrapes, dislocated shoulders, cavities, chemistry corrections, flat tires, airport delays, toilets that need cleaning and carpets that need vacuuming, diets when cakes (sadly) have too many calories in them… The moments I just described aren’t fun, romantic, or beautiful — not like the things I usually like to write about. All these things are annoying. A...

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 →