Learn to Live within the Darkness

"Don't be afraid, the darkness you're in is no greater than the darkness inside your own body, they are two darknesses separated by a skin. I bet you've never thought of that, you carry a darkness about with you all the time and that doesn't frighten you . . . you have to learn to live with the darkness outside just as you learned to live with the darkness inside."

~ José Saramago, from All the Names