In God’s community, there is sweet fellowship, even in the hardest of circumstances.
– The Gospel Coalition
The Japanese concept of Ma is an empty space that can be filled with any beautiful transition. I am here to be your companion through transitions and difficult times. I know a lot about this space in between, and I have seen some beautiful transitions.
MEET ANN, CHAPLAIN, SPIRITUAL COMPANION, END OF LIFE DOULA
Ann Simmons is called to journey with the troubled, lonely and dying, and with those who love them. She is an experienced chaplain who has supported clients, patients, and families. She compassionately guides and supports people through difficulties and transitions with an eye toward the eternal through compassion, deep listening, and guidance. Ann has supported patients, families and staff in hospital, corporate, individual, and in care-facility settings.
Spiritual Companioning Services
Spiritual and emotional guidance to patients, families, employees and the home-bound, including reflective, non-judgmental listening and emotional support.
Guide for Transitions and The Space In Between
Providing guidance, resources, and organization during difficult and confusing times.
A gentle, compassionate death doula understands and guides people through the grief and dying process. This includes listening, anticipatory grief companionship, holding sacred space, and centering.
Care Facility Activities and Chaplain Support
Support and care for residents in care facilities to connect to their spiritual practices. Facilitate and conduct activities for resident groups that emphasize life worth and meaning.