Someone wise and possibly famous once said, "Writing is rewriting." Agreed. I also think that "re" should be used more often because it takes something potentially old and makes it new.
It's a way to turn commitment into recommitment, for example.
Your word -- you know, your word -- that you give to your parent, a coworker, a friend, to yourself, or to your betrothed, might be short- or long-term in its framework and understanding but, until it's complete, it's a commitment. Meaning that many commitments are more like moments of recommitments, best renewed upon every reawakening from a good night's rest.