Our shadow stands in our way will stop us from communicating and when we see an unattractive quality, we do not like in someone else that we ourselves have, we will be offended and will project our darkness and distorted behavior unto him or her.
The more work we do on ourselves to reclaim what was left behind in the shadows and bring light to those deep recesses of our past pain, shame and hurt the lighter and less restrained we will be.
Shining a spotlight of truth, love, and compassion into the corners of our being will help to illuminate these fears, fractures and fragmented parts of yourself so that we can integrate these powerful energies into their counterbalanced positives to help us become the person we are destined to come.
We cannot heal apart from ourselves that we do not know is ill. I am not advocating countless retellings of past events, but to be able to look at these apertures into our souls, these wounds, and reclaim the wholeness that was lost in those moments and to replace them with what is not there with acceptance forgiveness and understanding.
This shadow work is about going deep into ourselves, vanquishing our darkest aspects, and mining the depths of our hidden and forgotten treasure. It is not for the weak of heart. That is why we need to be warriors, set our fear aside, and be ever vigilant and conscious of what we may discover, uncover or realize as he comes to the surface and into the bright light of awareness.