rebelling against low expectations

AuthorLianne McKeown

is a 17 year old girl living in sunny Bermuda. She enjoys reading, writing, and is currently a culinary student. She tries to be an encouragement to others in need by sharing her faith and is learning to use her shy nature to her advantage.

I Am Worth More Than What I Look Like


I’ve always been self-conscious about every single aspect of myself. If I had a slight spot on my forehead or if I had a cut on my face I would feel as if everyone saw it, as if it was as noticeable to everyone else as it was to me. Whenever I didn’t feel up to standard, I’d be shy and quiet and not talk to anyone, which impacted so many relationships that I had, and I hated it. Last summer I...

Why I Started Talking (And Will Never Stop)


I was never one for talking about serious topics. I was the shy, quiet, “I’ll handle it myself” kind of girl, denying that problems existed. I remember the lowest moment of my life happened when I was 16. I went away to boarding school, newly saved and determined to live a Christ-filled life. Long story short, it didn’t go exactly to plan. I slipped up a lot and in fact...

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 →