There is a certain word in the English language that is one of my favorites – renascence. It means a return to Life. As in a person who was evasive of Life, and it’s difficulty, or stagnating or squaloring in apathy or passivity or negativity or ideological rejection or dismissiveness and denigration of Life rediscovering that Life is a good thing, and deciding to Live it. A coward becoming a hero. A person overcome by the intractable thing that Life is, who chose to be mediocre, or a nothing, a non-entity, the walking dead, having a reviving of his healthy desire to be alive and to live, and his spirit revived, him forging ahead with his Life, and keeping moving forward.
The poem Renascence by Edna St. Vincent Millay expresses this word sublimely. It is one of the greatest poems ever written, and, in this world today, a work we can all appreciate and learn the meaning of, and put it into practice.
Renascence by Edna St. Vincent Millay:
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