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Marvin Repinski

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


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


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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Easter: Time to pay it forward

Of course there is loss, tragic loss.  I’m writing about the experience of the early Christians and about, it seems, the whole world in its ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:50 am

Guest Columns

Marvin Repinski: When Lent comes to our home

Four words spelling “Lent” are provided as suggestions to enhance our spirituality. Viewing the words, “when Lent comes to our home,” strength and insight may ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:01 am

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The celebration we call Easter

In this season worldwide, persons are celebrating, in faith, the promise of a life beyond the present life. The journey in steps on this round ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, April 14, 2017 8:15 am


Early Lent is a time of release, reverence, and renewal

Many of us are like pack mules; carrying bundles, loads and stresses. Seemingly, life’s necessities, that of which are heavy, find us stumbling rather than ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Monday, March 20, 2017 9:28 am

Guest Columns

Repinski: A short-hand Christmas reflection

The Christmas story is drama because it contains all the ingredients that create drama. This story persists and has music for the heart and satisfaction ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, December 23, 2016 8:35 am


In recognition of sane accomplishments

Jesus saw the good in people and complimented them. Jesus recognized the positive accomplishments of men and women of his time and publicly acknowledged it. Jesus ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:01 am


Repinski: Paying tribute to Father Paul Nelson

My memory goes back some years, standing in a line of persons to participate in the holy experience of the Christian Eucharist (in Methodism, we ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:19 pm


Repinski: Lent season speaks to our imperfections

Imperfections are such a part of our journey. They cast us down, create messy self-images, and divest us of energies to “try again.” But, and ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 18, 2016 9:28 am

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