When we first begin to do conscious work on ourselves, we are self-centered. There is so much to dig and explore. Each succeeding layer reveals an earlier civilization, a different aspect of self, until the archaeologist self comes to the evidences of the original inhabitant of the site. There we find our true natures, our authentic, natural selves. There we find the light within the shadow, our shining and magnificence!
To learn more, check out the Song of the Deer by Thunder Strikes with Jan Orsi.
(Recently, archaeologists found that the statues of Easter Island, carved by the Rapa Nui people, are not just heads, but include full bodies as well. To see the uncovered bodies of these magnificent statues, visit http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/easter-island-statues-revealed-234519)