All posts by: Clarissa Hunter

The Gap Between

Flexibility, adaptability, resilience. Call it what you will, possessing some combination of these traits is essentially non-negotiable in cross-cultural missions. And yet, as someone who basically plans out every minute of her day inside her head, I always seem to...
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Small Worries & Constant Learning

One of the reasons I wanted to come to the USA (for more on that, read my previous blog here) was to say goodbye to my childhood home. My parents recently moved a few hours away from where I grew...
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Revival

Recently in our discipleship groups here on the field, we read through Psalm 119. I was struck as I read it in my NASB Bible how often the word “revive” was used. I only started circling it about halfway, so...
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Above All Else

Earlier this year, I had trip scheduled to go to the US, spend some time with my family, visit some friends, and connect with a church that supports me. It was smack in the middle of the first Covid-19 wave...
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God Is Never Not Moving

In an alternate reality—the one where everything goes to plan—last week would have been our third English camp of the summer. A little over a month ago, we were agonizing over the decision of whether or not to have camps...
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Rolling with the Seasons

When I was a little girl, part of my homework was to write in a journal each day. I hated this and usually ended up writing as little as possible, without much meaning, and drawing some pictures to go with...
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Not Afraid of Death

You know what’s a crazy thing? Resurrection from the dead. And also the fact that every year we celebrate that Jesus was murdered and then came back to life. I don’t mean crazy in the sense that you are crazy...
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Coronavirus, Consistency, and Conversation Club

As in much of the world, things here in Hungary have been out of the normal lately. Schools are closed for the time being, and along with that, we have canceled our English clubs until further notice. Usually we have...
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Valuing the Path to Health

Over the last year, our team has been working through the values that we created together a few years ago at our team retreat. We found that we weren’t really doing enough as a team to hold these values in...
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Avoiding Loneliness

There are lights on the trees, the Christmas tram is running, I’ve hung snow flakes in my living room, hot chocolate is out in full force. Christmas is coming. When you live in a country far from your home, change...
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