A Way In Blog

Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/06/2012 - 8:00am
I will sing of the great mystery of love and generosity. From generation to generation I will make known Your faith with my words. Fulfilled are those who know the call of joy. They walk in the light of the Divine presence.             (Psalm 89:2.16)   We ask ourselves: When do I experience joy? What is the connection between love, generosity, faith and happiness? * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/05/2012 - 8:00am
As for me, to You, Source of All, I cry out for help.  Each morning my prayer meets you. (Psalm 88:14)   What is a prayer that is on my heart today? * 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 go out. -- Leviticus 6:6 Please consider a donation to...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/04/2012 - 8:00am
Singing and dancing we declare All life springs forth from the One. (Psalm 87:7)   When and what do we allow ourselves to celebrate?  * 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 go out. -- Leviticus 6:6 Please consider a donation to support this work. A...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/03/2012 - 8:00am
Our soul calls to the Mystery: Teach me your paths, and I will walk in the highest truths. My heart, mind and body will be aligned in reverence and awe.     (Psalm 86:11)   What brings us into alignment?  What causes us to be led astray? * 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...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/02/2012 - 8:00am
Love (hesed) and Truth (emet) meet, Justice (tzedek) and Peace (shalom) embrace.             Truth sprouts from the earth             As Justice gazes down from the heavens. (Psalm 85:11-12)   What truths do we learn from the created world?     * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. Counting forward from...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/01/2012 - 8:00am
Fulfilled is the person who knows that in each moment she dwells in the Divine presence. Fulfilled is the person who knows that in each moment the Divine presence dwells within her. Always she offers praise.    (Psalm 84:5)   May we have the strength and humility to look for the Divine within ourselves. May we have the courage and faith to recognize the Divine in others.   * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/29/2012 - 5:00pm
A song, a psalm of gathering: God please do not be silent, do not be mute, do not be quiet.  May we know that everything is You. You are the Most High. You are upon and within all the earth.          (Psalm 83: 1, 19) How do the songs of God come into the world?   * 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...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/29/2012 - 8:00am
A song of gathering: The Divine stands in the holy assembly, among all that is sacred, and offers discernment.                                                               ...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/28/2012 - 8:00am
The Mystery calls: I am the One who brings you up from the narrow straits. Make yourself spacious and I will fill you.                              (Psalm 81:11) We remind ourselves that with that, with each in breath, we receive the neshmat hayim, the breath of all life. And, with each out breath, we send the breath of all life through us into the world...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/27/2012 - 8:00am
Holy One, our God, return us to seeing all is possible. Illuminate your presence so we can recognize you.                            (Psalm 80:20)   Where, when, how, do we perceive God? What helps open our hearts and minds to new possibilities?   * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy....
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/26/2012 - 8:00am
May our past wrongdoings not bind us. May we be met with great compassion.  (Psalm 79:8) How can we shift our perspective so we feel more able to forgive ourselves? How can we tell our story in a way that allows for forgiveness and compassion? *   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...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/25/2012 - 8:00am
A leader tends the people with the integrity of her heart. He leads them with understanding and open hands.                 (Psalm 78:72)   Who and how do you lead? Who are you willing to follow?        
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/24/2012 - 8:00am
I remember the deeds of the One. I remember ancient wonders I meditate on Your works. I speak of Your actions.                        (Psalm 77:12-13)   What helps you remember and honor moments of connection, awe and wonder?      
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/22/2012 - 5:00pm
  Make vows to the One. And fulfill them. All who surround themselves with Mystery Bring gifts of Awe.                                           (Psalm 76:12)   What experiences, sights, sounds inspire your awe?   * Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/22/2012 - 8:00am
  We give thanks to You, Eternal One, We give thanks. Your presence is close. The wonders of creation speak Your name.                (Psalm 75:2)   What calls forth your gratitude? Where, when do you experience the wonders of life? * 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...

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