You cannot prevent birds of sorrow from flying over your head —
but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
—Chinese Proverb

MERCY WORKS

Where people in need can explore their unresolved life issues, receive validation, create healthy options for change, find healing, and discover the possibilities of transformation

Life Moments

In the midst of a major change or loss, we often feel lost. Grief isn’t just about death.
CHANGE AND TRANSITIONS

Learning challenges, graduation, discerning life choices, marriage, divorce, infertility, pregnancy, childbirth, perinatal loss, release for adoption, empty nest, job search, job loss, assisted living, retirement

DEVELOPMENTAL TASKS

Individual and gender identity, intimacy and boundaries, mid-life decisions, aging and loss of independence, generativity

RELATIONSHIPS

Parents, siblings, spouses, partners, children, friends, colleagues; self-disclosure, conflicts, forgiveness, inter-generational dialogue

HEALTH AND DISABILITY

Self care needs and health promotion; acute, life-threatening, chronic illness; hospitalization; complications of surgery, rehabilitation, care of aging parents and relatives, struggles with emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual and behavioral situations