“This meeting with oneself is, at first, the meeting with one’s own shadow. The shadow is a tight passage, a narrow door, whose painful constriction no one is spared who goes down to the deep well. But one must learn to know oneself in order to know who one is.
For what comes after the door is, surprisingly enough, a boundless expanse full of unprecedented uncertainty, with apparently no inside and no outside, no above and no below, no here and no there, no mine and no thine, no good and no bad.
It is the world of water…..where I am indivisibly this and that; where I experience the other in myself and the other-than-myself experiences me…” ~Carl G. Jung, The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, vol. 9, pt. 1 p. 21