rebelling against low expectations

AuthorLaura Owens

is a homeschooled sophomore from the East Coast. She is the third-youngest of eight children and she loves every minute of it! When she's not working on school or her part-time job, she can be found writing, reading, singing, speaking Spanish, or hanging out with friends and family.

Don’t Get Distracted


At a nursing home the other day, I noticed this scenario develop: An elderly gentleman with mental confusion was concerned that his old pickup truck was outside with the windows open. He put on his coat and was headed for the door when one of the employees, Rajan, walked up to him. The patient explained his concerns, and Rajan, seeing that the gentleman was not to be dissuaded, only said, “Okay...

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 →