A Way In Blog

Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/04/2016 - 7:30pm
From You, Eternal Mystery, comes the day and the night. The sun and luminaries are established by You. You make present all the boundaries of the earth. The summer and winter, You form them.   -Psalm 74:16-17   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 to support this work.  
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/03/2016 - 12:00am
I say to the One, “I am always with you, You are holding my hand, You guide me with your counsel And take me toward honor.” -Psalm 73:23-24   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 | 07/02/2016 - 8:22pm
May the mountains inspire well being and the hills call forth justice. -Psalm 72:3   What wisdom do we learn from the natural 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 donation to A Way In to support this work.  
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/01/2016 - 7:00pm
Let all who seek You find joy and gladness. May love of Your presence inspire our words and exalt our spirits. -Psalm 70:5   How does joy feel in our body? How does experiencing love shape our perceptions and our actions?   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...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 07/01/2016 - 12:00pm
When fear takes hold The heart constricts and vision narrows. And thoughts That insist on doubt, mistrust and disconnection Are perceived as truth. And so we separate ourselves from each other. And fear reigns. It can be so difficult to break this cycle Because fear only strengthens itself. Do an act that brings you into relationship, the Torah teaches. Reach out to someone, Give thanks, Bow to beauty, Offer your time, energy, support. This will loosen the bonds that keep us afraid And show us...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/30/2016 - 7:02pm
I am my prayer to You in every moment. With abundant love, answer me with the truth of Your presence.  -Psalm 69:14   How can we remember that our lives are our offerings and that who we are is enough?   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...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/28/2016 - 7:00pm
May we experience the blessings of the Mystery in the bounty of the earth.   Bless us and guide us in living with awe and singing, shouting with joy. -Psalm 67: 7,8,5   What inspires our awe? How can we cultivate joy?   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 | 06/27/2016 - 12:00am
Sing of the glories of life, Praise the beauty and wonder. All the earth bows And sings songs to the One. I enter Your presence raising up my offerings, I will make whole my vows. Blessed is the One who listens And receives our offerings with love.  -Psalm 66:2,4,13,19,20   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 | 06/26/2016 - 7:14pm
To You, God, silence is praise. Fulfilled is the person who chooses to draw near And dwell with you, Who opens to the goodness of your presence. In awe we witness You In the bringing forth of the morning and And as the evening sings with joy. We see you in the fields cloaked with sheep And in the valleys enveloped in grain. The fields, the valleys, the sheep shout with gladness. They even sing. All this revealed In our praise of silence.  -Psalm 65: 1,5,9,14   Tending the Fire: Jewish...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/25/2016 - 7:12pm
May our hearts be open and clear, May we take refuge in the unfolding mystery.  -From Psalm 64   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 | 06/24/2016 - 7:09pm
Yes, I will offer blessings with my life. To all that is I lift my hands. -Psalm 63:5   What support and inner resources do we need to fulfill our deepest and most heartfelt promises to ourselves and others?   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...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/23/2016 - 12:00am
The soul cries, Please listen to my song, hear my prayer. Lead me to a rock that is too high without you. You are a refuge, a tower of strength from all that assails me. I will dwell in your tent forever and take refuge in your wings. You are the One who has heard my vows. I will sing to your name always, To make whole my promises in every moment. -Psalm 61 What support and inner resources do we need to fulfill our deepest and most heartfelt promises to ourselves and others?   Tending...
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/22/2016 - 7:00pm
Cultivate awe. Let awe be raised high so as to inspire connection, commitment and truth. -from Psalm 60   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 | 06/21/2016 - 12:00am
I will sing forth my strength for God is my stronghold, and inspires my love. -Psalm 59:18   In what situations do we fell free to speak what is on our hearts? When and why do we censor ourselves?    
Rabbi Yael Levy | 06/20/2016 - 7:00pm
Fruit grows from right action. -Psalm 58:12   Whose actions have inspired our love and dedication? Who do we inspire by our yearnings for truth and authenticity?      

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