marvrepinski, Author at Austin Daily Herald


Marvin Repinski: The past is always around us

“We want each one of you to show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope to the very end.” (The ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, August 5, 2022 4:58 pm


Marvin Repinski: The tree with eight branches

In reading various materials I, like you, look for thoughtful quotations. Recently, my self-esteem has been lifted by meditating on several statements by various persons ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 6:02 pm


Marvin Repinski: My average is getting better

“From the rising of the sun to its setting, my Name shall be great among the nations, and in every place, incense shall be offered ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, July 22, 2022 5:38 pm


Marvin Repinski: On this side of the cemetery

“We finish our years like a sigh.” (The Bible, Psalm 90:9) “So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, July 15, 2022 5:48 pm


Marvin Repinski: Hold on — the rope is strong

A rope is made of intertwined strands of various fibers, pieces of plastic, wire, or even human hair. The purpose of creating a thick cord, ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, July 8, 2022 4:43 pm


Marvin Repinski: Patriotism — A lost art

Several areas of reflection guide my convictions as we move toward the Fourth of July. These seven thoughts are where I am in our country’s ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, July 1, 2022 5:48 pm


Trombones, guns and fathers

The primary events and news that I have observed, read and listened to in recent months have to do with the topics of which I’ve ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Saturday, June 25, 2022 9:26 am


Marvin Repinski: Death: Facing a part of life

“Each of us has a different way of expressing our thoughts and feelings with our children — different words and actions that seem to suit ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, June 17, 2022 6:13 pm


Marvin Repinski: Satisfaction in completing the task

A story. A woman was asked to put up a sign for her rental property. She said to her sister, “I’d like to tidy up ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, June 10, 2022 5:44 pm


Marvin Repinski: When griping and venting become our friends

The Salvation Army store in Austin has something for everyone. Out of the hundreds — over time — thousands of usable donations, the store has ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, June 3, 2022 4:56 pm


Marvin Repinski: War, veterans and Bonhoeffer

“Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.” “Except the Lord build the house, they labour in ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, May 27, 2022 5:32 pm


Marvin Repinski: Self-help books: Wisdom or limits or nonsense?

The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it grew and became a tree, and the ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, May 20, 2022 5:26 pm


Marvin Repinski: A word that keeps us going: Curiosity

If you don’t have it, don’t ask what it is. The mark of progress is curiosity. The definition of seeking is curiosity. The virtue of ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, May 13, 2022 6:36 pm


Marvin Repinski: They can’t take away memories

“I am the root and offspring of David; the bright and morning star.  (the Bible, Revelation 22:6). One item in our lives that we cannot ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, May 6, 2022 5:12 pm


Marvin Repinski: In our times, can we still have expectations

“The people were filled with expectation.” (The Bible, Luke 3:15) “Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord will ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, April 29, 2022 6:09 pm

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