“G-d said to Moses: the waters which protected you when you were cast into the River, and the soil which protected you when you buried the Egyptian — it is not fitting that they should be afflicted by your hand.”
I read this Mishna on Chabad.org today, and to me, it summarised the entire ethos of the Chabad movement.
Elevate the corporeal and make it Holy.
Turn darkness into light.
Appreciate everything around you.
Use every resource you have.
I couldn’t pick just one of these messages, so I chose all of them. When we personify these things, we become one of the Rebbe’s Chassidim.