What would we do if our mirrors could speak to us? I have a feeling many would refuse to listen.
Consider the whole of your life and you will find that the great vast majority of your experiences have garnered little or no response. Only a very tiny few have been met with strong emotion like rage or fury or even love - the kind of love that when you stand next to it you feel tiny and insignificant. And if you were to examine those rare moments that you greeted with rage or fear or love, you will find the only truths you will ever need.
Truths that we cannot accept we fight or flee from. Truths that fight back and win change us. Fighting the truth is not always bad, because sometimes it takes a hard-fought battle with yourself to put things in perspective. Truths that are given to us and we simply accept are flimsy and buckle easily.
Holiness is not a thing, it is not a fixed object, quantity, location, state or condition. Holiness is fluid, amorphous, dynamic. That which can be made can be unmade, and that which has been unmade can be transformed. I have seen an old church desanctified and turned into a club just as I have seen a former warehouse turned into a house of god. And in spite of all of the changes, holiness is not affected. A club, a warehouse, a bus stop, a sewer- anything can be holy- and is made such not by elaborate rituals or even intent, but through daily use. That which is holy is an avatar of holiness, and avatars are made by us through our actions.
There is no good and evil, only opposites. Through indirect indoctrination, we are drilled with the belief that there are two sides- the side of light which is good, and the side of darkness which is evil. There is no correct side to be on, only the force we were meant to serve. There is no shame in being an agent of darkness if that is what you are, but there is shame in being an agent of light if you were not meant to be. We all have a calling to serve something greater. It is how you serve that reveals what you serve. Doing the right things for the wrong reasons is still dark. Doing the wrong things for the right reason is still light.
Light illumimates, darkness conceals. Light is active, dark is passive. Light is direct, dark is indirect. Each has its virtues, making both valid and necessary. But dwelling well within the domain of either tends to make one blind. It is that edge, that boundary between the two where the two forces constantly push against one another, where truth is found. There at that event horizon truth is born and dies. Without that epic and eternal struggle, there would be no change, but worse than that there would be no purpose.