Celebrate the losses,
for it is in them we grow.
Reverence the failures,
for it is in them we learn.
I am the loss of your mother, your father....
all who have come and gone before you. I am that
which existed before you, which makes you who
Be grateful for the Dark Side, for it is in the dark-
ness that roots grow, sending nourishment to the
Light. One cannot co-exist with the other, but there
can be no Light without the Dark.
I am both.
Celebrate the Shadow, it gives meaning, definition
and comfort to the Light. Rejoice in the dead for they
have given the world YOU. Bless the Night for it comes
before and after the Day. Encourage the Black while you
live in the White.
Where would be the comfort of a fire without the
darkened corners? Where would be the bread if not for
a dark oven? Where would be Joy, if we could not
There must be balance, so while others are casti-
gating us to walk in the Light, I would remind us to
turn out the lamp and be grateful for the chance to
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