Rebirth is not always about reincarnation or different lifetimes.
What fascinates me about the word is its linkage to positivity. A turning point, discovery of potential, eruption of latent forces, change in lifestyle all count as rebirth.
However, a downturn is never called so. Birth always holds hope. What we do with a life later on describes human strength or weakness.
resurgence of hope
igniting a zest for life
-a reason to live
I’m no Phoenix, but reborn
I shed old skin – embrace new