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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

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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

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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

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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

Opinion

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

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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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Marvin Repinski: When a little is all we need

“There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish; but what good are these for so many?” (The Bible, John 6:9) ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, April 22, 2022 5:39 pm

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Marvin Repinski: When we are called to be Easter people

There are several ways of picturing the stories of Holy Week. Some of us may have been taught in our young years, “the stone was ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, April 15, 2022 6:42 pm

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Marvin Repinski: Maybe just on the fringe of suffering

“I am forgotten like a dead man out of mind. I am as useless as a broken pot.” (The Bible, Psalm 31:12). “Pilate therefore said ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, April 8, 2022 5:52 pm

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Marvin Repinski: Involved with others moves me to involvement with myself

“Here I am!  I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, April 1, 2022 5:10 pm

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Marvin Repinski: What are things that can bring us together?

“Our differences define us but our common humanity can redeem us.  We just have to open our hearts.”  (Karen Armstrong) We currently share more turbulence, ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 25, 2022 6:17 pm

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Marvin Repinski: Devotion that has many forms and practices

The Bible:  I Kings 17:6 “The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening and he drank ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 18, 2022 5:39 pm

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Marvin Repinski: When it hurts, it hurts all over

A Jewish prayer booklet prints the following: Eternal God, source of healing, Out of my distress I call upon You. Help me to sense Your ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 11, 2022 4:04 pm

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Marvin Repinski: When life tumbles in

A line from the Bible, in the book of “Esther”reads: “How can I bear to see the destruction of my kindred?”  (Verse 6 of the ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, March 4, 2022 6:04 pm

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Marvin Repinski: Again, we cry out for peace

“Thou dost keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusts in thee.”  (Isaiah 26:3) “Happy are those who work ... Read more

by Marv Repinski, Friday, February 25, 2022 5:21 pm

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