From Carol Simon

February 17 Message

Posted on February 17, 2017

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono Shabbat Shalom! How often do YOU get up in the morning and smile at yourself? You smile at others in the morning…your children, grandchildren, significant others, or guests that are visiting. Yet, how often Continue Reading »

February 10 Message

Posted on February 10, 2017

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams Shabbat Shalom! Every day, we each have the opportunity to be a mentor…whether to someone younger than ourselves or someone that we know though your sisterhood, that is just beginning their journey of Continue Reading »

February 3 Message

Posted on February 3, 2017

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” – Henry Ford Shabbat Shalom! Many of you that have attended a WLCJ Leadership Institute or heard me at a training session, had heard me say, “that we don’t have problems, we have challenges and we have opportunities”. To me the word, “problem”, just weighs me down. It feels heavy Continue Reading »

January 27 Message

Posted on January 27, 2017

“Everyday brings new choices.” – Martha Beck Shabbat Shalom! How true that quote is! We face all sorts of choices in our everyday life…what to make for dinner, what to wear, or whether to attend an event..all choices..and we know that some choices are more difficult to make than others. Last Shabbat many of us faced Continue Reading »

January 20 Message

Posted on January 20, 2017

“Because there’s one thing stronger than magic: sisterhood.” – Robin Fenway, The Extraordinary Secrets of April Shabbat Shalom! I must admit, that I am quite focused on “sisterhood”! However, I am sure that does not surprise any of you! Yet, it is not only because of this fabulous “gig” that I have had since July, 2014…but because Continue Reading »

January 13 Message

Posted on January 13, 2017

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X Shabbat Shalom! One area that Women’s League spends a large majority of our time, energy and resources is on our educational programming to support you, our members and our sisterhoods. Why? Because we understand that we Continue Reading »

January 6 Message

Posted on January 6, 2017

“When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” – Joe Namath Shabbat Shalom! Chanukah and our secular New Year celebrations…are but a sweet memory! And, as January is now upon to are many Women’s League (Sisterhood) Shabbat celebrations! Someone once asked me, Continue Reading »

December 30 Message

Posted on January 2, 2017

“We will open the book. It’s pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called “opportunity” and it’s first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Pierce Shabbat Shalom! How lucky we are as a people…we get two chances during the calendar year to celebrate a new year…with a Continue Reading »

December 23 Message

Posted on December 23, 2016

“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, people cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha Shabbat Shalom! At this time of the year, with the hustle and bustle of vacations, children, grandchildren and family members visiting, we sometimes get caught with chores, and things that need to get accomplished…besides entertaining all of that company! Continue Reading »

December 16 Message

Posted on December 16, 2016

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch Shabbat Shalom! Many of you have heard me say….take a step out our your comfort zone! That when you are comfortable doing a task or job, then it is the time to step out into the unknown, into a task that you have Continue Reading »