A Way In Blog

Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/20/2012 - 5:00pm
How full and diverse are the works of creation, All fashioned from the One. Wisdom fills the earth. I will sing to the One with my life. I will make music with my very soul.                                       (Psalm 104:24, 33)   What beauty and wisdom do I experience as I open myself to the wonders of...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/20/2012 - 8:00am
The One is compassion and graciousness, Patience and abundant love. Bless the One, my soul.                                               (Psalm 103:8, 22)   How would it feel to trust we are surrounded and held in love? * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/19/2012 - 8:00am
May the fruits of our practice Become our dwelling. May the seeds of our practice Be the foundation of Presence.                                    (Psalm 102:29)   To what do we devote ourselves? What is a practice that can guide and sustain me? * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/18/2012 - 8:00am
I will contemplate the paths of simplicity. I will walk with integrity of heart and mind in the midst of my life.                 (Psalm 101:2)   We take these verses as a mantra today, using them to call us back to awareness and presence. *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day, Rabbi Yael shares a teaching...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/17/2012 - 8:00am
Serve the One in joy. Come toward the Presence in delight.                                    (Psalm 100:2)   What brings me joy? When and how do I open to delight? *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day, Rabbi...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/16/2012 - 8:00am
Raise up the Source of All, Lay yourself down to the Holy Presence. Holiness is everywhere. It is our foundation and our guide.                              (Psalm 99:9)   We ask ourselves to notice and name moments of holiness. *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/15/2012 - 8:00am
Raise a shout to the Mystery, all the earth Break forth in joyous song and praise.                                               (Psalm 98:4)   What do I feel grateful for in this very moment? *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/13/2012 - 5:00pm
Light is sown through right action, Joy through heartfelt intention.                                             (Psalm 97:11)   What has grown from our compassion and love? * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/13/2012 - 8:00am
Sing a new song to the Mystery, Sing a new song of the earth. Sing a song that blesses all that is. Speak of the glory and wonders. Then heavens will rejoice and the earth will exalt And the sea in all its fullness will roar.                                   (Psalm 96:1-3,11) To what will we lift our voice? *  ...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/12/2012 - 8:00am
Come, let us sing to the Mystery of All Life, Let us shout in joy to our rock and the source of our freedom.         (Psalm 95:1)   What helps us break old patterns and try something new? *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day, Rabbi Yael shares a teaching inspired by the Book of Psalms. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/11/2012 - 8:00am
When anxious thoughts fill me, Your comfort soothes and delights my soul.              (Psalm 94:19)   How can we best let in comfort and guidance? *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day, Rabbi Yael shares a teaching inspired by the Book of Psalms. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar -- it shall not...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/10/2012 - 8:00am
The testimony of the One is to be trusted. Holy and lovely is it to be awake to the Divine presence. This awareness fills and lengthens our days.       (Psalm 93:5)   What encounters, beliefs, experiences add meaning and fullness to our lives? *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day, Rabbi Yael shares a teaching inspired by the Book of Psalms. A...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/09/2012 - 8:00am
How amazing is the unfolding mystery. How deep and unfathomable are the Infinite’s designs.        (Psalm 92:6) What patterns and connections do we perceive in our life’s unfolding? * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day, Rabbi Yael shares a teaching inspired by the Book of Psalms. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar -- it...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/08/2012 - 8:00am
Whoever sits in the secret places of the Most High Shall dwell in the shadow of Almighty strength. I will say of the One, You are my refuge and protection. In You I trust.                                                      ...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/06/2012 - 5:00pm
May the delight of God be upon us. May God come through the work of our hands.   May the work of our hands come from God.              (Psalm 90:17)   We ask ourselves what do I lift up with my hands? What do I carry? What am I able, willing to put down?  *   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from Shavuot, the 50th day,...

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