Jewish Journal

the embrace of IT all

By Michelle Azar

August 30, 2013 | 10:37 am

I sat at my little red meditation center last night and gently surveyed its surface. I moved an earthen pot from one side to another, and by doing so I noticed something. Many of the items... read on
  • Cheat Sheet

    By Michelle Azar

    August 19, 2013 | 10:38 am

    I love chanting Torah. I try to do it often, and BK (before kids) I think I did it nearly every weekend. I did study it formally for a short while, and soon it became the kind of thing that I could just look at fast and do pretty darn well. Less so now. Maybe I am getting older,... read on
  • Coming Back to Breath

    By Michelle Azar

    August 2, 2013 | 6:00 pm

    Some days, it’s all hard. The thing you thought you had taken care of that time still does not work. The thing you wanted, try as you might, feels still so out of reach, and the things that ARE available to you feel not interesting at all.  Your brain starts then to listen in on... read on