rebelling against low expectations

AuthorLaura Guzmán

is a sixteen-year-old high-school student who is quite enamored with God, knowledge, and people. While her life is quite ordinary, she hopes to be extraordinary every day of however long it may last. She hopes to rule ... er ... change the world and die knowing that even when her name and everything she ever did may fall to oblivion, her faith never will. She also hates writing about herself in third person.

My Heart Breaks for the World


Recently, I began following international news. While this doesn’t sound super-exciting it has drastically changed my perspective on my role in the world. During this process I have read things like how the ISIL treats Shia Muslims, and the ethnic conflict between Nuers and Dinkas in South Sudan. Because of this, my comfort bubble exploded into a million pieces, and my heart broke for the...

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 →