rebelling against low expectations

AuthorMaria Lilly

is a fun-loving and adventurous 19-year-old from Alaska. She enjoys writing, painting and is studying to earn a degree in Journalism and Public Communications. Maria loves people and enjoys seeing new faces and exploring the world. She hopes and prays God will use her to make a positive difference in the world and the people around her.

A Concussion Stopped Me In My Tracks: Maria’s Story


After reading so many great entries for the Do Hard Things Story Contest, we’ve decided to highlight a story on TheRebelution every week for the rest of the year. Each story emphasizes how Do Hard Things has impacted these rebelutionaries. Today, meet Maria! I read Do Hard Things when I was thirteen. At the time I was on an on-fire Christian. I had just rededicated my life to God and was...

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 →