A Way In Blog

Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/18/2016 - 12:00am
Singing and dancing we declare All life springs forth from the One. -Psalm 87:7   May the day bring forth the joy of connection and celebration.   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to support this work.  
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/17/2016 - 7:06pm
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   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/16/2016 - 12:00am
May the delight of God be upon us May God come through the work of our hands.   May the work of our hands bring forth God. -Psalm 90:17   Looking at our hands we give thanks For all that we lift up, For all that we hold and carry And for all that we mindfully and carefully lay down.   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/15/2016 - 12:00am
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   May we see clearly the roads ahead and may we walk with reverence and care.   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/14/2016 - 7:04pm
Hesed v’emet — Love and Truth — meet, Tzedek v’shalom — Justice and Peace — embrace. Truth sprouts from the earth And right action gazes down from the heavens.   -Psalm 85:11-12   Ken yihi ratzon — May it be so.   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/13/2016 - 12:00am
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 Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/12/2016 - 7:01pm
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. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/11/2016 - 7:06pm
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 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.     Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/10/2016 - 7:00pm
A song of gathering: The Divine stands in the holy assembly, among all that is sacred, and offers discernment. -Psalm 82:1   We ask ourselves, “With whom do I stand?”     Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to support this work.  
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/09/2016 - 7:39pm
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. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/08/2016 - 7:00pm
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?     Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to support this work.      
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/07/2016 - 12:00am
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?   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to support this work.
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/06/2016 - 7:20pm
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?   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to support this...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/06/2016 - 1:22pm
We welcome new month of Tammuz during the long days of summer. The mystics teach that during Tammuz we “rectify our eyesight”—we practice seeing what is there rather than what our fears, anxieties, expectations or habits conjure. As we walk into the new month today let’s take an opportunity To Pause, To invite a few calming breaths, To lift up our eyes and notice something beautiful, something wonderful, something loving or sweet. And as we give thanks for this noticing...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/05/2016 - 7:00pm
We give thanks to You, Eternal One, We give thanks. Your presence is close. The wonders of creation speak Your name. -Psalm 75:2   May today be filed with gratitude and wonder.   Tending the Fire: Jewish Mindfulness teachings and suggestions for practice by Rabbi Yael Levy. A perpetual fire shall be kept burning on the altar - it shall not go out. -Leviticus 6:6     Please consider a donation to A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center to support this work.

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