Tag Archive: budapest

I NEVER THOUGHT HUNGARY WOULD FEEL SO MUCH LIKE HOME

  When did Hungary begin to feel like home? Honestly, when I left. And then even more so when I returned. We always remember things more fondly after a bit of space, I… Continue reading

MY RELATIONSHIPS WITH BENEFICIARIES IN A NEW CONTEXT

  Many friends and family back in the US have noticed a distinct difference in the way I discuss (or don’t discuss) my work with refugees since moving to Greece, as opposed to… Continue reading

AN UPDATE FROM HUNGARY

  I recently went back to Budapest, Hungary (where I lived for two years as a Global Mission Intern with the Reformed Church in Hungary) for a 10-day holiday and was amazed and… Continue reading

TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN VULNERABLE WITH ME

  To all those who have been vulnerable with me, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your insights, raw emotions, and shared solidarity have had a huge impact on my… Continue reading

IT’S OFFICIAL

  Welp, it’s official – my tickets have been purchased and I will be leaving Budapest, Hungary, my home for the last two years, on September 30th, just two days after turning 25.… Continue reading

WHEN THEY RECOGNIZE YOU

  Today marks one week in Greece so far – one week of getting to know my coworkers, learning about the job I will be doing in Katerini, finding my way around the… Continue reading

THE IMPORTANCE OF A FAMILY PHOTO

imagine this – you’re a white person out in a city being a tourist. you and your family are wandering around happily in the warm weather, soaking up the sites of the location… Continue reading

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