rebelling against low expectations

AuthorRyan Elizabeth

is a YA author and wanna-be poet from Pennsylvania whose mission is to create broken but beautiful things to inspire others with the light of Jesus. When she isn't writing or reading, you could probably find her painting, playing an instrument, or drinking boba tea. You can connect with her on Instagram and on her blog, ryanelizabethwrites.com

To The 2021 Graduate (a poem)

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it’s going to take courage to step into this new day— don’t forget, take one step at a time. you’re on the verge of life left to be lived. as the page turns to the next chapter, chase after your dreams— run. but never stop chasing after your Savior. this is both the beginning and the end— oh, how far you’ve come. don’t forget, the rest of this journey won’t be easy. but you’re no stranger to...

4 Songs for Christian Storytellers

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Something I realized as I was listening to one of my playlists recently was that quite a few of the songs I’ve been enjoying share the common theme of storytelling or creativity in general. And not only that, a few of them are specifically about how it can relate to us as Christians in our relationship with God. So today, I want to share four songs I think will especially resonate with you if...

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What Samwise Gamgee Teaches Us About Friendship

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In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Frodo doesn’t make it on his own. His journey throughout the story is a long, tough one, and he only succeeds because he shares his journey with the fellowship of the ring: the companions who stand by him, with him, and fight for him. As I read the story, one of these companions quickly became one of my favorite fictional characters: Frodo’s trusty...

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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 →