The shadow of your true self is cast by the projection of your light shining upon that which you place in the way of your brilliance. It is there to protect you, until you are ready to receive that brilliance. …
As you integrate the child of the past, you become a more well-rounded person and adult in the now.
The old pattern is resistance. When you accept, integrate, and process, it is the resistance that is released or “let go of”, so that your dreams may be delivered into your hands.
Post-processing is only required when you have yet to integrate fully a prior experience. If you have integrated fully, then you need only be with what is and allow it to take you where you are going.