rebelling against low expectations

AuthorKellyn Roth

lives on an Eastern Oregon ranch. Always a lover of a good story, she’s been writing since age seven and published her first novel at fourteen. Now a homeschool grad, she divides her time between penning Christian historical novels, creating articles at, and her actual life.

Look for God’s Unexpected Blessings


“What is life going to be without them?” I was in tears as I talked to my mom. “They’re the best family ever. Why do they have to move?” I wasn’t ready for our dearest friends to move to California, a thousand miles away, with no hope they’d ever come back. We led a church together. All of us kids were close. I had the worst crush on their eldest son, and our parents had a deep friendship. I...

5 Ways to Intentionally Fill A Gap Year


The autumn after we graduate from high school, we young adults are expected to go to college. That’s simply the pattern. However, not all of us follow that well-trodden path, and people look at those who don’t as odd or lazy. I live at home with my parents and have no plans for college now that I’ve graduated from high school. I suffer from the same dilemma as many new graduates who aren’t...

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 →