rebelling against low expectations

AuthorSarah Merly

is an aspiring penwoman living in Florida with her parents and four siblings. When she's not writing or studying, you’ll find her discussing Scripture with her friends, listening to Amy Grant or Billy Joel’s old pop hits, reading or watching Shakespeare far later than she should be or eating white chocolate. For her insights on theology, literature, and poetry, visit her blog at

3 Ways Comparison Steals Your Identity


Everyone has a model to which they compare their lives, a kind of outfit they want to dress themselves in. As children, we had an unselfish kind of admiration. Our heroes, whether real or fictional, did good and left a beautiful difference on the world, so we resolved to do the same. But that was childhood. As we enter the teen years, our simple admiration turns to envy as we compare ourselves to...

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 →