Repetition legitimizes, repetition legitimizes
One of the memes I love from Adam Neely is his vlog on the role of repetition in music. Repetition legitimizes.
Although today’s gospel is about exorcism, what caught my attention was the question: what is there about His word that is able to command unclean spirits to leave humans?
What I love about figures of speech and the use of parables is that they have such innate “replay value” – they are meant to be read again and again. And again, repetition legitimizes.
There’s such power in enticing the reader to read again. And with each re-read, not only do we learn, but more importantly, we legitimize the Word and the way we relate with Him.
The thing with repetition is that it can feel tiring. Boring. Dull. Or painful even, like an athlete doing his 100th push-up or running his 10th kilometer. But these kinds of repetitions are borne from discipline, good habits, and virtue.
Repetition legitimizes. Repetition legitimizes our virtues.
Luke 4:31-37. What is there about His word?
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 242: AUGUST 30, 2022]