When it comes to housekeeping, the concepts of disorder and chaos often get confused. In our households order is often related to a certain regularity and clarity. I call a room orderly when everything is in its place, and I can easily orient myself, finding my way around without fuss. However, as soon as I start working in the room, or the children start playing around in it, the order very soon turns into disorder. Order seems to have this special quality of merging into disorder without much effort, yet the opposite never occurs. I have to consciously intervene in order to re-establish the lost order. In the Kabballa, the story