SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE SUSTAINABLE LIVES

as part of my work with kalunba ltd., the official implementing partner of the RCH’s unit for refugee integration, i update and refresh the website. i recently wrote a quick post for them… Continue reading

THE JOB INTERVIEW

  this morning started as many of mine do in budapest – with me running late for my morning at the ecumenical office and rushing to get ready on time. except today there… Continue reading

AN AFFIRMATION OF PARTNERSHIP

  the astrology of chani nicholas always speaks to me in deep and moving ways. this week’s astrological insights were no different – they reminded me of the relationships i’m involved in here in budapest… Continue reading

CONTEXT MATTERS

  the work being done in katerini, on the surface, may seem similar to the work being done here in budapest for refugees. both ministries started out on a congregational level and have… Continue reading

A GENUINE CALLING

  written february 24th today was wonderfully free-flowing and just what i needed. dia and i were going to spend the morning at the office with alexandra, but work came up and she… Continue reading

THE POWER OF A PARK BENCH

  written february 23rd today began with a full shift in the nursery and when dia and i arrived at the building to meet the teacher we learned that the two syrian women… Continue reading

THE DAY I CRIED TWICE DURING LANGUAGE LESSONS

  written february 22nd as i left the nursery this morning and walked downstairs to attend english language lessons with the kids, one youth in particular caught my eye – a boy that… Continue reading

CONNECTIONS BEYOND LANGUAGE

  written february 22nd when i first visited the church in katerini in august 2016 to volunteer, alexandra was working with a team of five other people to do everything. now, her team… Continue reading

OUR FIRST FULL DAY

  written february 21st for our first day, dia and i woke up extra early to get our breakfast and make sure we were ready for the day – but we ended up… Continue reading

A TRUE SILENCE

  i had to interrupt the flow of my greece posts to reflect briefly on the ash wednesday service that i attended tonight at my congregation in budapest – st. columba’s church of… Continue reading