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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Lent represents the formation of goodness

Sometime you might wish to read a book I learned from a number of years ago, and is well worth reading. I’m speaking about a ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 11, 2016 10:14 am

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Repinski: Lent offers a time to challenge spirituality

A director of music in New York City said recently on the Charlie Rose TV program: “The river is always different, but it is the same ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:09 am

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Wishing God’s peace throughout 2016

Marvin and Becky Repinski wish to share, under seven words, a summary of bits and pieces from recent months: Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, January 8, 2016 9:44 am

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Monsons were pastoral leaders in Austin

Thank you for the recognition that you extended to Glenn and Ruth Monson in several issues of the Herald! The appreciation that this couple merits is ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, November 13, 2015 9:37 am

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Pew faith numbers raise alarms

Pew faith numbers raise alarms A sentence from the Old Testament, Book of Ezekiel (3:3) reads: “Mortal, eat this scroll that I give you and ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:56 am

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When the word is rescue

An idea. I believe it’s an area of our lives that most of us have experienced, and hopefully, will make our peace.  In the current ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Sunday, May 17, 2015 7:01 am

FEATURE SPOT -- COLUMN

Identifying the roots of anger

Writing on this topic is daring myself to enter a territory that hopefully, will prompt an ongoing discussion. Reflection by others is needed on ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 8:46 am

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Tears, weeping, crying, sobbing in the Lenten season

It seems more than a coincidence, that in the past week, certain terms and expressions have been part of my observations. Our deepest emotions are ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 27, 2015 9:10 am

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Guest Column: Memories of MLK’s ‘Dream’ speech

Memories of MLK’s ‘Dream’ speech How do we grow to an outlook and commitment in life to embrace and carry forth the life, example, and ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Monday, January 19, 2015 10:14 am

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The several sides of me

Woody Allen so often gets it right. “God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.” We need meditation times, quiet spaces for just ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, August 22, 2014 9:30 am

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