The Joys of Repetition

Abe
Free Writing
Published in
3 min readSep 6, 2021

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The only way to create without expectations

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“When the child has come to understand something it is not the end, but only the beginning. For now there comes the ‘second stage’ … the more important one, when the child goes on repeating the same exercise again and again for sheer love of it. When I have just been introduced to a person and I find him interesting and attractive, that is not the moment when I turn my back on him and go away!! Rather it is just then that I have the wish to stay in his company and enjoy it.”

— Maria Montessori

The idea of creating for the sake of creating sounds like a novel idea. It’s practically is often questioned.

It’s tedious, unrewarding, and mostly bland material of an existence — or so we imagine!

Our imagination center is quite a complex system. We can bring many things into our existence that would otherwise be the work of magicians. We are abnormal in the sense, that we have a keen ability to learn and evolve our personhood, spiritually, physically and of course, mentally.

Sometimes, we are aware of this power, and other times we are not. Our ability to sense, to pick up on our intuition and listen, is our ability to be aware of ourselves. The awareness then eventually sprouts insightful thinking, the sort of introspection that leads to…

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Abe
Free Writing

I write about holistic growth and trading futures. You can find more on my substack as well @ https://simpletrading.substack.com