I love it. It's perfect for where I am in life these days-- as I'm becoming and overcoming and learning to fly. I'm going to be holding on to this word for a year, especially through the lens of the Pudgy Parson. I don't know what shape it will take, but I'm going to be intentional about sitting with the word.
Just for kicks and giggles, I searched for quotes-- there weren't as many as I would've guessed. But I liked these:
But maybe the thing I like the most as I think about the coming year is the phrase from the carol, "O Come All Ye Faithful". Yeah, you know... "joyful and triumphant". Maybe those words are my highest hopes for becoming in 2014.