Tzvi Freeman

You are G‑d’s sewing needle.

Your mitzvahs are His thread.

Now you can understand all these journeys of your life: You are pulling a thread, stitching together the confusion of this world into a single, meaningful story of wisdom and divine truth, a magnificent patchwork of many colors.

Predictably, the world resists your mitzvahs. But, as a needle, you are firm and sharp enough to pierce through any challenge.

And as a needle, you have an opposite side as well: Behind your will of steel lies an openness, a sense of awe, wonder, and humility through which a long, divine thread can enter.

Indeed, you will find that the fabric of the world also has its openings, its soft spots, and inherent beauty through which the thread of divine consciousness is meant to pass.

Be a sewing needle. Be tough. Be humble. You are stitching together a beautiful, multicolored world.

By Tzvi Freeman

From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. Subscribe and get your dose dailyTo order Rabbi Freeman’s latest book, Wisdom to Heal the Earthclick here.

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