From Carol Simon

December 4 Message

Posted on December 4, 2015

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer Shabbat Shalom! Each Friday morning I think about what message or quote I would like to share with all of you! This morning it was quite easy. Continue Reading »

November 27 Message

Posted on November 27, 2015

” Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it” – William Arthur Ward Shabbat Shalom! The morning after the American Thanksgiving….the dishes are clean, but may still be waiting to be put back in the cabinets; the family from out of town are planning to “hang out” together before Continue Reading »

November 20 Message

Posted on November 20, 2015

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy Shabbat Shalom! Those of us in the “States” will be celebrating Thanksgiving, this coming week, while our “sisters” in Canada have already celebrated their Thanksgiving in October. Regardless of when Continue Reading »

November 13 Message

Posted on November 13, 2015

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Shabbat Shalom! Last night I attended a “healing circle” at my own sisterhood. We were a small group led by Sue Gurland (thank you, Sue) who is from Florida but has facilitated healing circles and yoga at Continue Reading »

November 6 Message

Posted on November 6, 2015

“Leadership is influence.” – John C. Maxwell Shabbat Shalom! As leaders we influence, we mentor, we guide. What type of leader are you? Are you the type of leader that listens to your board and members? Or are you the leader that forges ahead with your own agenda and ideas because YOU think that you are Continue Reading »

October 30 Message

Posted on November 1, 2015

“Some people believe that holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go – and then do it.” – Ann Landers Shabbat Shalom! How many of our sisterhoods still meet during the day? When I first became involved Continue Reading »