The world is the Creator clothed in everything that we see in front of us: inanimate, vegetative, animate, and people. In fact, there is no world; there are these four levels: inanimate, vegetative, animate, and human that are within a person. A person sees himself and nothing else, his inner qualities on the background of the upper world.
If a person is working to avoid being opposite to the upper Light, he stops seeing himself against the background of the Light and attains equivalence of qualities with it. Then the upper Light, the force of bestowal and love, clothes onto the person who turns into Shechina (Divinity).
The Creator wants to reveal Himself, wants to help. He always supports a person, but He cannot agree to reduce a person’s efforts. It is through efforts that a person must discover all the differences between himself and the Creator, develop his sensations, and reveal the upper reality. A person builds himself between concealment and revelation. Therefore, the Creator can yield and help him in everything, except where one needs to make efforts.
The world seems dark and menacing to us because for the time being we see our own egoistic nature against the background of the white Light. If we make efforts to reach similarity with this Light, unity, and love, then we will see not ourselves, but the Light itself.
Therefore, we need to relate to the world as to the Creator’s desire to reveal Himself. He just demands efforts from us to turn the disturbances into support and help. The disturbances show these places where we are still unequal with the upper force, until we turn all the enemies into beloved friends.
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 1/14/18, Lesson on the Topic: “The Creator Desires to be Revealed,” (Prep For World Convention 2018)