rebelling against low expectations

AuthorRyan Elizabeth

is a 16-year-old writer from Pennsylvania. Besides writing fiction and non-fiction, she loves reading, drawing, playing her ukulele, and drinking bubble tea. She wants all of her writing and more importantly, her life, to glorify God. You can connect with her on Instagram - @ryanelizabethwrites and on her blog -

What Samwise Gamgee Teaches Us About Friendship


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

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