A Way In Blog

Rabbi Yael Levy | 09/04/2012 - 8:00am
The paths of right action are eternal. May I live in understanding and fullness. (Psalm 119:144)   Where and when have I acted with clarity and strength over this past year? Where and when have I acted from anger, fear or pain?    What can I learn from my choices? * This is the third week of Elul, in which we focus on finding the capacity to forgive ourselves, developing the capacity to forgive others. This week's practice is Forgiveness. It also is traditional to say Psalm...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 09/03/2012 - 8:00am
Help us bring to awareness Divine compassion and love.  They are forever. (Psalm 25:6)   Who have I hurt this year?  What do I realize when I view these hurtful actions with compassion? * This is the third week of Elul, in which we focus on finding the capacity to forgive ourselves, developing the capacity to forgive others. This week's practice is Forgiveness. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 09/02/2012 - 8:00am
The Source of All is goodness and forgiveness.  There is absolute love and compassion for all who call.                     (Psalm   86:5)   To whom can I offer forgiveness with ease? * This is the third week of Elul, in which we focus on finding the capacity to forgive ourselves, developing the capacity to forgive others. This week's practice is Forgiveness. It also is...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/31/2012 - 5:00pm
Offer praise.  Sing a new song. Come together in a community of compassion and devotion. (Psalm 149:1) Who and what do I love absolutely without any hesitation or doubt?   * This is the third week of Elul, in which we focus on finding the capacity to forgive ourselves, developing the capacity to forgive others. This week's practice is Forgiveness. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/31/2012 - 8:00am
The Mystery calls: Treat each other with caring honesty, love and compassion.  This will open you to infinite possibilities.                                           (Zecaria 7:9)   What can I discover from the ways I engage in relationships? What can I celebrate about my actions...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/30/2012 - 8:00am
Return to God: Practice love and justice Cultivate hope. (Hosea 12:7)   What gets in the way of me responding to another with compassion, patience and openness? * This is the second week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationships with others. This week's practice is Relationship. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each day of the month of Elul by Rabbi Yael Levy. Each week...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/29/2012 - 8:00am
Seeing your face Is like seeing the face of God.  (Genesis 33:10)   What helps me turn toward someone with love? * This is the second week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationships with others. This week's practice is Relationship. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each day of the month of Elul by Rabbi Yael Levy. Each week Rabbi Yael shares a teaching and practice as...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/28/2012 - 8:00am
Love your companion as yourself.       (Leviticus 19:18)   What can I learn from relationships that have been challenging and painful? * This is the second week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationships with others. This week's practice is Relationship. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each day of the month of Elul by Rabbi Yael Levy. Each week...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/27/2012 - 8:00am
May our hearts be formed as one So understanding guides our actions. (Psalm 33:15)   Who am I in clear and honest relationship with?    With whom is there need for healing? * This is the second week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationships with others. This week's practice is Relationship. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each day of the month of Elul by Rabbi...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/26/2012 - 8:00am
Be mindful of living simply with integrity, Take notice of the clear path.                            (Psalm 37:37)   To whom have I given my time and attention over this year?  What can I discover from these choices? * This is the second week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationships with others. This week's practice is Relationship. It also is...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/24/2012 - 5:00pm
For the sake of my brothers, my sisters and friends, I pray for peace; For the sake of creation, I seek well-being for all. (Psalm 122:8-9)   When was a time I made a conscious choice to act for the benefit of another? * This is the second week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationships with others. This week's practice is Relationship. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/24/2012 - 8:00am
This is the moment the One made Let us rejoice and give thanks. (Psalm 118:24)   Remember experiences and moments that brought forth joy. * This concludes the First Week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationship with ourselves. The Week’s Practice is Gratitude. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each day of the month of Elul by Rabbi Yael Levy. Each week Rabbi Yael shares a...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/23/2012 - 8:00am
I give thanks for all that is.     (Psalm 54:8)   Remember a time you navigated well a difficult situation. * This is the First Week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationship with ourselves. The Week’s Practice is Gratitude. It also is traditional to say Psalm 27 each morning during the month. An Accounting of the Soul is a series of teachings and practices for each day of the month of Elul by Rabbi Yael Levy. Each week Rabbi Yael shares a teaching and practice as...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/22/2012 - 8:00am
Give thanks for all the blessings That continually unfold.                                  (Psalm 118:1)   What is something you created this year? What is something you helped come to be? * This is the First Week of Elul, in which we focus on our relationship with ourselves. The Week’s Practice is Gratitude. It also is...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 08/21/2012 - 8:00am
I give thanks with all my heart I lay myself down I give thanks for all that is For love and for truth.                                                                  ...

4101 Freeland Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19128 - ph: (215) 508-0226 / office@mishkan.org Site map