Our shadow and our light
To really know ourselves, we need to observe the dark and the light that reside within us.
Looking at the light is generally a not too onerous task. We are often aware of what our strong points are and where we shine. Consequently, we spend a considerable amount of time cultivating these aspects, which is, of course, wonderful, and as it should be—ensuring we are shining our light as brightly as possible onto the world.
But we also need to explore those dark, hidden, shadow aspects of ourselves as well.