There is a Greek word that best describes coming into life again: anastasis. The word is derived from ana which means to rise up + stanai which means to make a stand. Translated into English, it means resurrection, resuscitation, revival. And what are these but words that capture what the past year has been, and is still becoming.
I know myself too well and I know for certain that when someone asks me to go out of town, I would be quick to run for the nearest exit before I could even say no. Continue reading “Under Northern Skies”