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Marvin Repinski: Others have recovered ­— now it’s our turn

For me, it is just good fortune that I went back to a book I had placed among my stacks a few years ago: The ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:30 am

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Marvin Repinski: A new year with some new opportunities

A book written in 2002 by William E. Burrows claims my attention today. The title, “By Any Means Necessary,” is about people in the U.S. ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:30 am

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Celebrating Christmas all year long

C —  Connection is the priceless possibility for many of us. My personal experience is through the ties with my children. Becky, my wife, is ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Sunday, December 6, 2020 6:15 am

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Marvin Repinski: Thinking on the themes of Christmas

Let us think and appropriate some of the themes of the Christian season termed Advent. We look at three words: Promise, Purpose and People. PROMISE ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:30 am

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Marvin Repinski: Circles of our lives

Most of us wear a number of hats (masks?). It doesn’t mean we “change” personalities, but that we are a part of a variety of ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:30 am

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Marvin Repinski: Understanding the mystery of ourselves

A teacher and leader of many causes while working for many years at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City, has been an influence ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:30 am

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The days of digging deep

Most of us within this reading will never again live through the present narrative. There is dislocation, confusion (when will we be at work?), pain, ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:01 am

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A time in life that requires some reflection

This is a time, almost worldwide, when we can agree with Charles Dickens: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:02 am

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We will not suffer defeat

Let us today, from some deep well of goodness, summon our strength. My thoughts are two-fold: the fact that there are parts of life that ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, February 21, 2020 5:26 am

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Marvin Repinski: Place your hand on the Bible

In the past week, people who were part of the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump were asked to give oaths of impartiality and ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:55 am

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Is grief forever?

A Bible verse: “What do people gain from all the toil at which they toil under the sun?” — Ecclesiastes 1:3. These thoughts are, in ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:35 am

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What it means to hold on to Hope

The waters may be choppy, even threatening waves to capsize us, but our well-crafted boat will not sink! Approaching a new year and a new ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 7:01 am

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Repinski: The joy that finds us

For some of us, there is nearly a leap of the heart seeing a well-passed football — a “bullet pass” enhances it. For some of ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, December 13, 2019 5:00 am

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The happiness that seeks us

It’s a little after three in the morning. A couple of thoughts keep swirling around in my head. I can’t sleep, so might as well ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:51 am

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What Sunday reading has brought forth

Please play with this sentence from the poet Robert Browning:  “A man’s reach should exceed his grasp.” Our home on Sundays has especially become a ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, May 24, 2019 8:29 am

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