Here's a great tip:
Enter your email address and we'll send you our weekly magazine by email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life, week after week. And it's free.
Oh, and don't forget to like our facebook page too!
Printed from
All Departments
Jewish Holidays
Jewish.TV - Video
Jewish Audio
Kabbalah Online
Kids Zone

A mirror is simple. It has no shape or image of its own. If it did, it would not be able to reflect the image of other things. Simplicity is what makes a mirror a mirror.

Beyond our world is an Infinite Light, the origin of all that is. Relative to our world it is a nothingness. So simple and void, we feel as though we have no source at all. So formless, it is able to reflect whatever form we choose to show it from below.

Try it. Look up and celebrate. The heavens will celebrate along with you.


From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. To order Rabbi Freeman’s book, Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, click here.
© Copyright, all rights reserved. If you enjoyed this article, we encourage you to distribute it further, provided that you comply with's copyright policy.
1000 characters remaining
Email me when new comments are posted.
Sort By:
Discussion (6)
August 1, 2012
The reflection of G-d is our reflection of many forms and shapes and one G-d is our reflection with the light.
Eugina Giovanna Herrera
New York, New York
August 1, 2012
It seems to be a matter of how you choose to interpret what you see in the world.

A good explanation and helpful to me. thank you
ma, MA
August 1, 2012
Simplicity in everything and especially in truth, that is how we can find the light to be lit up in our soul, all is material now and it mirrors what will be, but it is far more than that, it is a world beyond our thinking, it is so great, we cannot catch it - barely catch it now,but it does illuminate the greatest love of Hashem,

everything will be illuminated,
everything will be returned to the main point and the meaning of its creation,

thank you
agnes forner
December 5, 2009
Mirror and mirroring
Do you mean we try to be like the Creator, maybe to "copy" Him (like children who try to"copy" their parents), by mirroring our own, personal images and imagination for afterwards declaring their "reality"?
Silvana Origlia
Vienna, At
December 4, 2009
This is one of my absolute favorites of all the things you write - and I like so much of what you write. It is simple ... and beautiful!
Thornhill, Canada
December 4, 2009
G-d created man in His own image.
Man soon returned the favor.
Paul Slocumb
Cape Elizabeth, Maine